Tag Archives: stories

Ezra Jack Keats Awards

I was so extremely happy to hear that The Girl with the Parrot on her Head is an Honor Book in the Ezra Jack Keats Awards. It’s especially lovely because Keats’ books are glorious, and because these awards are given to “books that portray the universal qualities … Continue reading

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Out now: ALPHONSE THAT IS NOT OK TO DO!

My second picture book, ALPHONSE THAT IS NOT OK TO DO! has just been published by Walker Books in the UK, and in seven other languages too (please see books page for details of translated editions).  

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ALPHONSE at WayWord festival

I’ve just come back from having the MOST FUN being Festival Illustrator at Chester’s WayWord children’s festival for the second year in a row. This was my first chance to read ALPHONSE, THAT IS NOT OK TO DO! with children (even though it’s … Continue reading

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Paperback parrot and delivering Hilda

The Girl with the Parrot on her Head is published in paperback today! In other newts, today I’m also taking the last bits of artwork for my third book, Hilda and the Runaway Baby, to Walker Books. Weyll, actually the endpapers will … Continue reading

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Advent jam the third!

Ho-HO! It is that time of year again when Becky Palmer and I start a day late on our gloopy pot of Christmas comic jam and continue posting a panel a day (sometimes with gaps and gluts) throughout advent. If your toast needs MORE jam, you … Continue reading

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