Category Archives: Children’s Books

You could win an original illustration

How often do you get a chance to win an original piece of art? Now, you could – by advance ordering a copy of The Keeper of the Stones, my debut children’s novel. It’s illustrated by multimedia designer and artist … Continue reading

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The Keeper of the Stones

Imagine starting to write a book in 1987. Finishing it in 1995. Having interest from publishers, but not getting a bite. Imagine it sitting on various hard drives until more than 20 years later, you open the file, rewrite it … Continue reading

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Sponsoring the next great children’s author?

By Roz Kay Authors who write for children have such a special place in my heart. I still have a few books from my childhood in the 1960s. As Stig Abell reveals in this tweet, the stories you loved as … Continue reading

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A jokey sort of nipper: Roald Dahl

An interview in 1981 Roald Dahl sells two million books a year. As three-quarters of these are for children, he was a fitting choice to open Austicks’ new children’s bookshop in Leeds last month. At 65, with five spinal operations … Continue reading

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