Books about meerkats, lovely cats and cat lovers. Books about jelly bean eating dinosaurs and dinosaur eating dinosaurs. Books about funny looking animals and animals looking for fun...
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The really, really,really big dinosaur has won the picture book category of the Oxfordshire Book Award 2013. I’ve been nominated for several awards in the past but this is my first award and it feels really, really, really fantastic. The Oxfordshire Book Award was originally set up as the West Oxfordshire Book Award in 2007 and then expanded […]
As part of their preparations for entering the BBC Radio 2 ‘500 Words’ story writing competition the teacher of Year 4 at Saint Mary’s Junior School in Bognor Regis asked me to make a short visit to talk about my children’s books. To generate a little anticipation I sent a jar of jelly beans to […]
Before you go running off down to the nearest toy shop (or onto amazon) to buy one of these delightful Aye-Ayes I’d better tell you that they are not available in shops, online or anywhere else. He is a one-off, hand-made by Helen, my editor at Oxford University Press when Aye-Aye was still just a […]