AUTHOR INTERVIEWS

  • Chris Naylor-Ballesteros Chris Naylor-Ballesteros

    OUT OF NOWHERE

    NOSY CROW BOOKS

    JANUARY 2021


    Well known for his picture book The Suitcase, CHRIS NAYLOR-BALLESTEROS is back with another gorgeous picture book looking at friendship, loyalty and persistence. When a small beetle makes a...

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  • Rebecca Colby & Tom Froese Rebecca Colby & Tom Froese

    THE CASTLE THE KING BUILT

    NOSY CROW BOOKS

    JANUARY 2021


    Introducing children to the different jobs that existed in a medieval castle, this gorgeous picture book can be used with Castle topics, and its wonderfully rhythmic text makes it a...

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  • Rachel Bright & Nadia Shireen Rachel Bright & Nadia Shireen

    SLUG IN LOVE

    SIMON & SCHUSTER CHILDREN'S BOOKS

    JANUARY 2021


    SLUG IN LOVE, the new picture book by author RACHEL BRIGHT and illustrator NADIA SHIREEN, takes a gentle look at not judging creatures by how they look....

    Lonesome Doug, the...

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  • Ross Welford Ross Welford

    WHEN WE GOT LOST IN DREAMLAND

    HARPERCOLLINS CHILDREN'S BOOKS

    JANUARY 2021


    The latest book from ROSS WELFORD, WHEN WE GOT LOST IN DREAMLAND, explores ideas around controlling our dreams and the power of the mind, as well as friendships,...

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  • Wibke Brueggemann Wibke Brueggemann

    LOVE IS FOR LOSERS

    MACMILLAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS

    JANUARY 2021


    Laugh-out funny and with much to say about friendship, families and first love, LOVE IS FOR LOSERS is WIBKE BRUEGGEMAN's debut YA novel, but expect to hear much more from...

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  • Sophie Cleverly Sophie Cleverly

    A CASE OF GRAVE DANGER (THE VIOLET VEIL MYSTERIES)

    HARPERCOLLINES CHILDREN'S BOOKS

    JANUARY 2021


    SOPHIE CLEVERLY, author of The Scarlet & Ivy mystery series, introduces another mystery series with aplomb in A CASE OF GRAVE DANGER, the...

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  • Lesley Parr Lesley Parr

    THE VALLEY OF LOST SECRETS

    BLOOMSBURY CHILDREN'S BOOKS

    JANUARY 2021



    Our Debut Author of the Month LESLEY PARR tells us more about her novel, THE VALLEY OF HIDDEN SECRETS, which follows evacuee Jimmy when he is sent to a small mining...

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  • Cat Weldon Cat Weldon

    HOW TO BE A HERO

    MACMILLAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS

    JANUARY 2021


    Look out for Vikings, Norse gods - and dragons! - in this action-packed, hilarious new series for ages 8+ by author CAT WELDON. She tells us more in this Q&A for...

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