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My Photographer – aka Daughter – was here over Easter. This meant I could take her to do the honours at Lari Don’s event, leaving me not only with free hands to take notes, but with some much better photos than I can take. 496 more words


Imagine Poetry Festival at the National Poetry Library

On Monday 13th February I had a lovely day performing some animal shape poems to a brilliant audience, in what has to be one of the most wonderfully poetry-filled venues ever – the children’s section of the National Poetry Library at the Southbank Centre. 185 more words


I'm in Charge!

I’m In Charge!
Jeanne Willis and Jarvis
Nosy Crow
It’s patently obvious who rules the roost in the rhino family, not daddy rhino, nor mummy rhino; it’s little rhino and he surely knows exactly how to make his presence felt as he goes around doing such dastardly deeds as scattering the meerkats, startling Giraffe and squashing Baboon’s banana – well the meanie refused to share; he even has the audacity to barge Elephant in the bottom. 149 more words

Picture Books

Book Review: Who's in the Loo / Jeanne Willis / Picture book

Published by Anderson Press

This is one of the funniest books to come from the Jeanne Willis stable. We have all wondered who is holding up the queue for the loo – perhaps it… 84 more words

Book Review

Troll Stinks

It looks like Jeanne Willis has her heart set on educating young readers, and what better way than through poetry and catchy illustrations?

This time Jeanne and Tony Ross are tackling cyberbullying, and high time, too. 96 more words


#969 – Poles Apart by Jeanne Willis and Jarvis

Poles Apart
Written by Jeanne Willis
Illustrated by Jarvis
Nosy Crow  11/01/2016
32 pages   Ages 3—7

“Everyone knows that penguins live at the South Pole and polar bears live at the North Pole. 718 more words

Children's Books

There's No Such Thing As a Snappenpoop

There’s No Such Thing as a Snappenpoop
Jeanne Willis and Matt Saunders
Little Tiger Press
I already know bits of this snappingly stupendous story off by heart after a week of reading and re-reading it with various groups and individuals. 401 more words

Picture Books