Latest news

Honeymoon in Svalbard

When Craig and I were planning our wedding, we agreed early on that the only place for a honeymoon was Svalbard. That's how I knew I was…

The Year of the Audiobook

This year has been many things, but I’d like to talk about books, because books are among the better parts of being human. For me, 2018 was…

Book tour

I recently went on a whirlwind mini-book tour, which took in a fabulous performance of Matilda and a new set of author photos, as well as book…

Stockport Children’s Book Awards

I was absolutely delighted to go to Stockport for the presentation of the Stockport Children's Book Awards. These awards are voted for by young people across the…

Flora wins a prize!

I was SO DELIGHTED when The One Memory of Flora Banks won this year's St Helen's Schools Library Service book award, particularly because it was voted for…