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Seriously funny

I’m so glad to see ‘This Book Is Funny‘ gathering momentum and support. It shouldn’t need to be argued that funny books are just as important as serious ones, or that the well crafted ones deserve to...

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Tick, tock

I haven’t managed to post anything on here for a while, partly because I haven’t had an awful lot to say beyond ‘everything’s ticking along just fine’, and partly because that ticking hasn’t stopped....

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101 ☆☆☆☆☆ reviews!

‘Goodnight Digger’, written by me and illustrated by Nick East, now has 101 five star reviews on Amazon. Quite a landmark. I’m so proud of the Goodnight series and so happy to be published by Puffin –...

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New editions!

Today is pretty special for me. Two of my books come out in shops today in a whole new format. Goodnight Tractor and Goodnight Princess have been released as delightfully chunky and robust board...

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There’s a kind of hush

I’ve been quiet. Blame (or thank?) the summer holidays. School starts back tomorrow, so I will finally be able to hear the voices in my head again and get some work done. I haven’t just* been...

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Winners! Stockport Children’s Book Awards 2015

Drum roll, please… ‘There’s a Lion in my Cornflakes’ has won Best Picture Book at the Stockport Children’s Book Awards 2015! Me and Jim Field were invited along to the very special, very glamorous...

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The multi-tasking author

The new look book section contains some exciting new titles… I’ve spent the last few days trying to completely overhaul three sections of this website – Books, Colour and Games. Hopefully they look...

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Odd Socks!

My latest picture book is available everywhere from January 7th 2016. ‘Odd Socks‘ is the epic adventure that starts in a sock drawer. It’s a bouncy, rhyming read aloud illustrated by Rebecca Ashdown –...

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My 2016 Bookish New Year’s Resolutions

Zoe over at Playing By The Book has got me all fired up me with her amazing list of Bookish New Year’s Resolutions. Like all of Zoe’s ideas her list is really inspiring. I highly recommend spending...

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Inside the sock drawer

‘Odd Socks’ is available from tomorrow in hardback. I thought I’d share a couple of Rebecca Ashdown’s gorgeous illustrations of Suki and Sosh, the pair of socks at the heart of the story – and it...

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Time out

Just a quick note to let you all know that I’m going into hospital for major abdominal surgery on Tuesday 19th January, so I may be quiet for a while. You won’t get rid of me that easily, though – I...

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New activity sheets!

Cor – lots of new books means lots more fun to be had. Take a look in the COLOUR! section of my site for new activity sheets. Make your own sock puppet like Suki and Sosh, the stars of ‘Odd Socks’, or...

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Telegraph’s best children’s books of 2016

Hooray! ‘A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO BEAR SPOTTING’ by me and David Roberts is one of the Daily Telegraph’s best children’s books of 2016! Great news on World Book Day. ‘An illustrated story that will...

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Happy World Book Day 2016

I love World Book Day! I’ve just been to my Patron of Reading school, Trinity First School in Frome, where all the children and staff are dressed up as their favourite book characters. I joined in for...

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Goodnight Spaceman – thumbs up to Tim Peake!

Best selfie EVER Excuse the excess exclamation marks, but GOODNIGHT SPACEMAN has been created in collaboration with Tim Peake!!!! ESA ASTRONAUT TIM PEAKE. SERIOUSLY – TIM PEAKE. TIM ACTUAL FACTUAL...

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Upcoming events 2016

Here’s a just-about-complete list of my author events for 2016. Click on the green links for further details and tickets, where applicable. I’ll update this post with more details when possible. Sunday...

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How to draw an astronaut

Nick East, illustrator of the Goodnight series, has created this incredible drawing tutorial for The Guardian. Give it a go, it’s great fun! You can always share your results with me and Nick on...

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Barnes Children’s Literature Festival

Well, didn’t we all have a brilliant time in Barnes? What a wonderful festival. Thanks so much to Amanda Brettargh and her army of volunteers. Thanks also to all of the families who came along to join...

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Goodnight Spaceman read from space!

Tim Peake is safely back on planet earth, and aren’t we lucky to have him? At Hay Festival It’s been an absolute treat to follow his space adventures. They’re saying his Principia mission has directly...

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The Forgetful Knight is out!

Hail, fellows. I bring ye news of another book release. ‘THE FORGETFUL KNIGHT‘, written by me and illustrated by the masterful Fred Blunt, is finally available – although you might have a bit of a...

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