Chris Riddell named ninth Childrens Laureate

Chris Riddell named ninth childrens laureate

Pan Macmillan author and illustrator Chris Riddell named ninth childrens laureate Pan Macmillan announces that Chris Riddell has been appointed the new Children’s Laureate 2015 – 2017. Pan Macmillan is the longstanding publisher for Riddell’s authored and illustrated work, including … Continue reading

Easter Storytelling Exhibition!

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I am doing an Easter Storytelling and exhibition of the original illustrations from James Rabbit and the Giggleberries at 10.30 at The Old Coastguards, Mousehole, Cornwall on 15th April. Signed books, limited edition prints and cards will also be for … Continue reading

Get 3 free signed Princess Smartypants Books

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Go to Facebook Princess Smartypants or tweet @HRHSmartypants to get 3 free signed Princess Smartypants Books. Send in your ideas for titles for Princess Smartypants’ new chapter books on Totaloonian Tales all about the totally loonie things that happen each … Continue reading

Babette commissioned to illustrate the first ever Enid Blyton

Enid Blyton Writer

Babette’s new giant publisher, Hodder Children’s Books (part of the Hatchett group) has just commissioned her to illustrate the first ever Enid Blyton Five on a Treasure Island to mark the 70th anniversary of Enid Blyton. Quentin Blake has done … Continue reading

ArmadaCon 26 Posted by Philip Reeve

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ArmadaCon 26 Posted by Philip Reeve at 13:42 Just back from ArmadaCon, Plymouth’s annual Science Fiction & fantasy convention. This was its 26th year, and it’s easy to see why it’s been running for so long – it was an … Continue reading

Come to the great Winter Exhibition at www.illustrationcupboard.com

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Come to the great Winter Exhibition at www.illustrationcupboard.com  on Nov 19th. Opening champagne reception from 4 pm – 8.30 pm  22 Bury Street , St James’s . London SW1Y6AL Babette has  4 James Rabbit originals in the show. Come along … Continue reading