Sorry that I’ve been a little quiet over the past few days, only I’ve been rather busy. Yesterday I checked to see if my book had gone off to print yet. Apparently it hasn’t, but thats only because it has got to be checked by someone else ( I totally forgot about this part of… Continue reading Book Reading / Visit
Billy was thrilled to bits, to see his book on one of the bookshelves in a nursery. I obviously take all the characters around to the different classes and settings with me and the kids just love to meet them. But Billy is the lucky one as he gets to see loads of other places,… Continue reading The Story behind the Story.
No way was I going to paint eggs without leaving fingerprints all over them. But I did have a solution 🙂 After all, these balloons ( eggs really ) are meant to be full of helium and floating. So why not put them on wire first and then paint them afterwards. So I placed the… Continue reading Camera, action, nearly rolling.
So the knitting marathon began, starting with the snake. I was amazed at how well this lady could just adapt a knitting pattern to make the snake look just like the one in the story. She was doing such a fantastic job, I was thrilled to bits. I thought Billy’s character may be rather difficult… Continue reading Meet the ‘Billy’s New Camera’ family
Now for the moment of truth, will the kids like the story ? Now you would think that because the children know me, it would make reading the story easy. But it doesn’t always work that way and children have been known to play up for for people they know. But they just loved the… Continue reading The Moment of Truth
First of all, I must start by wishing all you mothers, mummy’s, mommy’s, mum’s or mommy’s ( I think that covers everyone ) a Happy Mother’s Day. We also put the clocks forward one hour here in the UK, so that means we have all lost an hours sleepy time. I always seem to wake… Continue reading Proof Read v Full Copy Edit
Ever thought about creating your own children’s picture book ? Well I did and I’m in the process of telling my story, so if you want to read from the beginning, the blog has only been running for a few days, so you don’t have too much to catch up on. I am a little… Continue reading From Idea to Picture Book.