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Salutations!

December 7, 2017

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See the baby spider? Found three of them on the wall beside my desk, right by my copy of Charlotte’s Web. Nobody does it like E.B. White… ‘Come back, children!’ he cried. ‘Good-bye’ they called. ‘Good-bye, good-bye!’   And just when you think your heart will crack in two… ‘Salutations!’ it said. ‘I’m up here.’ ‘So am… Read More »

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How much gold foil is too much gold foil?

December 2, 2017

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Ok, so my summer reading list is officially out of control. Bedside table not coping. Have partially removed detritus prior to photo. The rest of it is behind the wall of books -toddlers are impressively inventive with their filth. Answer:  you can never have enough gold foil. Or silver, for that matter.  

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Bookshop heaven?

November 26, 2017

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Dropped in to one of my favourite bookshops today: The Children’s Bookshop Beecroft. Here I am with perhaps the best advocate for authors, illustrators and kids’ lit in the industry, Paul Macdonald. I went in there to buy Christmas presents…but there was a slight change of plan. Happy Christmas to…me. Oops.

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