bits and pieces

bits and pieces

28 February, 2012 ·

Every so often a lovely person at Walker sends me snippings of reviews for Violet books and having written about this only a couple of posts ago, I thought I’d post two I received last week. The one on the left is from the Sydney Morning Herald and the one on Keep reading…

Violet Mackerel’s Personal Space

Violet Mackerel’s Personal Space

18 January, 2012 ·

My heart did something a bit funny as I was opening the attachment to an email from Sue (my patient and lovely editor at Walker Books Australia) of Sarah Davis‘s cover art for the fourth Violet Mackerel book. My internet connection is quite slow, so at first all I saw was Keep reading…

Violet in the UK!

Violet in the UK!

14 January, 2012 ·

(Post title to be sung in manner of Sex Pistols’ song about anarchy…)

One of the most interesting parts of writing a children’s book is seeing the illustrations for the first time. It is an extraordinary thing to see what your own innermost Keep reading…