Did you know that when your child gets into the habit of reading books for enjoyment, he or she is more likely to do well in school, have a managerial or professional role, enjoy a better paying job and better health and wellbeing.
Reading is that powerful!
Keep reading for top tips to help get your off the screen and into a book!!
After a long wait, I am so happy to introduce you to Richard the Goldfish in my BRAND NEW book 'My Pet Goldfish'! Released TODAY, you can hear more about this book and how I made it on my social media channels and in my newsletter!
'Arlo the Lion who Couldn't Sleep' has been nominated for several awards recently which makes me so happy - he is one of my favourite characters so I am delighted that so many children are enjoying him and his story! To celebrate, I wanted to show you a little video that I made recently of me drawing Arlo from start to finish - including some fun painting!
Here I answer questions from the team in Edinburgh Printmakers about the process of illustrating a book that someone else has written! It is quite different from when I illustrate my own books...read on to find out how it all works!
There's no need for kids to be bored over the summer! I've put together my top tips for encouraging your children to pick up a pencil and paper - you might even feel inspired yourself to get stuck in! Read on to find out more...