Five Very Bookish Questions

The lovely Tania McCartney asked me Five Very Bookish Questions over on the Boomerang Books Blog last week. You can read them here; It could be that I talk about picture books – and what I think makes a good PB. And there may even be some favourites from my childhood… and now. Pop over […]

PB 10 for 10

Recently the challenge went out; Name 10 PBs that you cannot live without. It’s known as #PB10for10, thanks to Cathy Mere and Mandy Robek. If I was choosing my 10 favourite picture books, this would be an impossible task – so I have focused my list on the classroom, and chosen 10 books that I’ve built […]

Hi Five

This week I was interviewed by Christie Wild as a part of her Hi Five series for PB authors. Here are some of the Qs she threw at me. Question ONE: How has reading picture books to your children made you a better parent? Question TWO: What are three of your favourite picture books? Question […]

NaPiBoWriWee Update Day 6

The light is glowing brightly – and it’s not just the light that I’ve been burning into the night to get my PBs done. No – this is the light at the end of the tunnel as National Picture Book Writing Week (NaPiBoWriWee) draws to a close. It’s been so much fun participating. I’m loving […]

Kat to Cat: Career Juggle – and new book Puggle!

Kat: Welcome to my blog, Cat – and congratulations on the launch of your cute and colourful picture book, Puggle. You and I have a few things in common. Aside from the obvious Cat/Kat thingy there’s also the love of writing (picture books especially) and… that teaching role!    So, mother, writer, teacher, how do YOU […]

Just one more sleep!

Sometimes it amazes me how quickly things happen. Last Wednesday, during #kidlitchat on Twitter, the lovely Karen Collum asked if any picture book authors would be interested in a Twitter chat for picture books only. I was… (she knew that) others were… (we hoped so) and now it’s happening (amazing!) – tomorrow! (If you want a […]