Meet the Team
Clare Helen Welsh
Juliet Clare Bell
Monday, 27 June 2022
Different perspectives by Jane Clarke
I’ve always loved picture books that show the same event or story from different perspectives, and/or empower the child ‘reader’ to feel as ...
Sunday, 19 June 2022
Pride Month Picture Books, a celebration! - Garry Parsons
P ride Month is in full swing and this year the UK celebrates 50 years of the Pride movement. For the month of June, members of the LGBTQ+ ...
Monday, 13 June 2022
Checking roughs – a vital picture book author skill Moira Butterfield
I was inspired to write this blog after reading an interview with actor and writer Brett Goldstein, co-creator of the marvellous Ted Lasso ...
Monday, 6 June 2022
The (Lost) Spark of Back-and-Forth Collaboration? • by Natascha Biebow
Once acquired by a publisher , picture books are made by collaboration – a whole team behind the scenes, including the ...
Monday, 23 May 2022
Five Tips for an Amazing Author Visit by Chitra Soundar
As a children’s author, I’m often invited into schools, libraries and festivals to tell stories and share my book with children and often pa...
Monday, 16 May 2022
Character Driven versus Plot Driven, by Cath Jones
When you’re writing a picture book, have you ever considered whether your story is ‘plot driven’ or ‘character driven’? It’s quite possible ...
Monday, 9 May 2022
What Do You Mean? by Pippa Goodhart
How much does it matter that children understand every word that we write in picture books? One quick answer is that of course picture boo...
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