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Illustration - It's What You Need.

The author and illustrator, Chris Riddell is the current Children’s Laureate, for those of you who are not up to speed with such things. The Children’s Laureateship was started a few years ago now, and unlike the Poet Laureate’s job, which is one for life, it gets passed on to someone new every two years.   1,028 more words

Chris Riddell

Goth Girl!

Goth Girl is very popular in our school library and the girls have been eagerly awaiting the latest adventure.

The books are beautiful; I am sure the metallic edges and the beautifully detailed illustrations attract the girls (including me!). 94 more words

Children's Books

Lit Fest is coming...

It seems I’m not very good at Blogging. My last post was about how I was not very good at Blogging and so this one shall start too. 127 more words

Children's Fiction

Bear's campfire story

Here’s Bear with Boy.

Bear and Boy came about when I was working on the Share A Story poster with the team from the Australian Children’s Laureate… 324 more words

Art Projects

Inspired by Boredom – writers recommend it!

Last Saturday I was on a panel with other authors and one of the questions the audience asked was ‘What inspired you to start writing stories?’ 394 more words


Brighton Definitely Rocks Books

I just had to post this sketch of me reading at the Brighton Rocks Books event at the Jubilee Library in Brighton last weekend.

I knew that the… 40 more words


Children's Laureate Display

Third new display for the library, matching of course!

Chris Riddell, Children’s Laureate display, complete with an original sketch by Chris, given to us at the School Librarian of the Year awards in October 2014. 70 more words

Children's Books