TALES FROM THE RIVERBANK - blog post image

TALES FROM THE RIVERBANK

I have to tell you about a very special regatta I was privileged to attend at nearby Bisham Abbey - a beautiful medieval building ... 

A Visiting Hero! - blog post image

A Visiting Hero!

Parus the baby blue tit is a hero in a story I wrote for one of my sons, The Song Birds of Lane End Garden. Imagine my delight when he turned  

Enchanted dragonflies - blog post image

Enchanted dragonflies

I am not a superstitious person but magical thinking can be good starting point when writing stories. In my novel The Witches Punchbowl  

Witches ... - blog post image

Witches ...

I have been researching witches for my children’s book, The Witches’ Punchbowl, which should come out later this year.  

Our Castle By The Sea - blog post image

Our Castle By The Sea

Growing up in a lighthouse, 11-year-old Pet's world has been one of storms, secret tunnels, and stories about sea monsters.  

 

Teachers - have you discovered @BookPenPals? A new initiative pairing authors & illustrators with schools to make reading recommendations via postcards. They're pretty oversubscribed, but if you're interested it might be worth getting your name on the waiting list. They have some fabulous authors on board.