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The Birth of Princess Mirror-Belle

Tuesday, 6 January 2015

Happy New Year! Just before Christmas I finished and sent off another Julia Donaldson picture book, and it made me think back to this time last year when I was starting Princess Mirror-Belle and the Dragon Pox. Julia and I have known Princess Mirror-Belle for quite a few years now. The older fiction series of […]

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Summer roundup…

Thursday, 18 September 2014

Goodness me, September already! Normality has resumed in the studio- I’ve returned from our summer jaunts and the girls have gone back to school. We’ve had a fantastic summer holiday- packed full of adventures! I headed to Edinburgh International Book Festival at the beginning of August, and was lucky enough to run a workshop with […]

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We’re all going on a summer holiday…

Friday, 8 August 2014

With the summer holidays now here (how time flies!) I’m looking forward to a well-earned break and a trip to the Edinburgh International Book Festival. The festival runs from 9th-25th August, and is set in a specially created tented village in Charlotte Square Gardens in the heart of Edinburgh. The festival welcomes more than 800 […]

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Busy bees (and ladybirds)…

Sunday, 27 July 2014

Time for a catch up. I’ve been really busy and lots to report! I had a fantastic time visiting London and the revamped What the Ladybird Heard show. I travelled in style to lots of the city’s famous landmarks… in a very special (and bright yellow!) What the Ladybird Heard taxi! We visited Buckingham Palace […]

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What The Ladybird Heard…

Sunday, 29 June 2014

Hello! It’s been another busy week here at my studio. I’ve been working hard on illustrations for a new Julia Donaldson book, and I’ve also been getting ready for some visitors during the Children’s Media Conference in Sheffield next week. Time for a studio spring clean! It’s also a busy time for What the Ladybird […]

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