When I first though about writing children’s books, I didn’t intend to actually start with picture book. I had just read Neil Gaiman’s The Sleeper and the Spindle and, while […]
They’re exactly what the name implies, children’s picture books without words. If you have children ages 4 to 6, you might already be familiar with these, as school uses them […]
I’ve been sick since last Thursday. It’s every autumn and winter (and Spring, really) the same. I get a cold, my throat fill with phlegm, and here comes the ribcage-shattering […]
So that’s a bit long-winded, but that’s the title of Maven’s and Perry’s latest adventure. And here is a sketch of one of the three brand new illustrations. Can you […]
Christmas is around the corner and books will be in you shopping baskets more likely than not. If you received my first ever exclusive e-mail for the Young Reader’s Club, […]
So my local school, Maghaberry Primary, had its annual Christmas Fair last night and I was a stall holder in it. Quite exciting for me, though it is probably small […]
I recently read an article that suggested that Children’s Books were being used for leftist brainwashing, by forcing authors to include characters in their books of other races, genders, religions […]
My kids’ school Christmas is next week. On the 13th, to be specific. It is my wedding anniversary, as well as the anniversary of my first date with my husband. […]
For the past seven years, our living room has been lost to the children. At first, when I was the mum of one child, I sat in there with her, […]
My plan this year was to publish two children’s books. I wanted to have The Branch Witch out in Spring and then have a Christmas story ready for the kids […]
I certainly hope so, but the answer is not so straightforward. While there has been a few studies on the subject, the results are not conclusive. It is easy to […]
You can now save 10% when you buy the Picture Book Boxset, which is a fancy way to say you’re buying both books! Order today here.
If you figure out where I got the title from, you get special kudos for geekiness, which is a good thing in the Age of the Geek. Also, you’re awesome! […]
Well, to a point. I wouldn’t recommend Stephen King’s It before bed. Reading is important, especially to children, and there are millions of children’s books out there. Everybody knows that. […]
Last week, in an interview with Empire, Martin Scorsese got up on his pulpit and determined that superhero movies were not ‘cinema’. The quote that has been circulating from his […]
From today, you can register your interest in The Writing Cat’s works here and you will receive two printables for your children to colour in. Get them today!
It’s finally here! The Branch Witch, the second book of the Maven and Perry Adventures, is coming out on Monday.