Do you have what it takes to be one of Santa's little helpers? Join me for a sleigh-load of storytelling and festive fun & games at...
The Alligator's Mouth, Richmond on Sat 28th Nov; 11.30am
Foyles, Grand Central Station, Birmingham on Sat 5th Dec; 10.30am
CLC Bookshop, Carrs Lane, Birmingham on Sat 5th December; 2pm
Lenny Henry for E-book
Lenny Henry brings his unmistakable humour to the voice of our favourite little monster, for the e-book version of DON'T CALL ME SWEET. Brilliant.
PUMPKINS book trailer
Check out this fab little book trailer for PUMPKINS, PUMPKINS EVERYWHERE.
The Alligator's Mouth
Much jubilation at the opening of Richmond's independent children's bookshop. Huge congratulations and much luck to Margaret, Tony and Mark at the Alligator's Mouth.
BookTrust Best Book Guide
HURRAAAAAAAH! DON'T CALL ME SWEET has made it into the BookTrust Best Book Guide. "With a lively rhyming text, this is a lovely book for reading aloud... Great fun for small monsters who wish they were bigger!"
Barnes Children's Literature Festival, 25th April 2015
Thrilled to be joining an amazing line-up of authors and illustrators for the first ever Barnes Children's Literature Festival, Saturday 25th April 2015. Come along for a fantastic day of book-filled fun.
For details and to book tickets click here.
Number #1 Best Seller
Yippee!! I LOVE YOU NIGHT AND DAY tops the US picture book chart for FOUR consecutive weeks.
US National Storytime
Barnes & Noble bookstores are running a national US storytime event for I LOVE YOU NIGHT AND DAY on the 24th January 2015.
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Delighted to do a series of book signings at a much treasured local independent bookstore.
CBeebies Bedtime Stories
Great fun watching Anne-Marie Duff read DON'T CALL ME SWEET on the CBeebies Bedtime Hour. Fab monster voices!
Excited to have signed up with Authors Aloud, kicking off with a day at Sir John Heron Primary School, East London. Please see Events page for details of how to book up events.
Book Launch, Richmond
A monstrously fun launch event for DON'T CALL ME SWEET raised the roof at Waterstone's, Richmond.
Sainsbury's Special Edition
Delighted that Sainsbury's selected I LOVE YOU NIGHT AND DAY as it's Mother's Day book of choice for 2014. Look out for the special edition, which comes with a beautiful set of stickers and a greetings card.
World Book Day 2014
NORMAN THE NAUGHTY KNIGHT took World Book Day by storm! Take a look at these naughty little knights dressed as Norman. Don't they look fab?
Can you spot what's in the window of the newly opened Foyles at Waterloo Station?
CBeebies Bedtime Stories
Lovely to hear I LOVE YOU NIGHT AND DAY being read by the wonderful Adjoa Andoh in the CBeebies Bedtime Hour
Gransnet, the hip and happening website for Grandparents, selected I LOVE YOU NIGHT AND DAY as its first ever picture book of the month. Thank you, Gransnet!
e-book on the way
I LOVE YOU NIGHT AND DAY will be published as an e-book, read by terrifically talented Claire Skinner (who plays the mum in BBC hit comedy Outnumbered).