Bad Panda cover reveal

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It’s time to show you the cover of my brand new series with Sheena Dempsey: Bad Panda!

The story follows Lin on her quest to lose her cutenesses and was inspired by a Family Haddow trip to China in 2017 where we volunteered as panda keepers:

Here we are clearing up after the pandas have had their breakfast
Here I am, making cakes for the pandas
Happy panda!
Panda in a tree
Panda keeper certificates all round!

The book is out in July 2021. And don’t worry Dave Pigeon fans, there’s an Easter (pigeon) egg in the book just for you. I can’t wait for you to meet Lin and her pals in this new book.

The My Dad is a Grizzly Bear Launch with CLPE

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Thank you to absolutely everyone who came along to the virtual My Dad is a Grizzly Bear launch. It was wonderful to see so many brilliant faces coming along to celebrate along with Dapo and I.

Darren Matthews from CLPE hosted the fantastic live reading, drawalong and Q&A where we also got to see Dapo’s early sketches for the book.

Here’s my very own grizzly bear from the drawalong:

Thank you to Team Macmillan, Team CLPE and Darren for hosting such a wonderful event. I can’t wait to hear what you all think of My Dad is a Grizzly Bear. Happy reading, everyone!