Lenny Books

Where’s Lenny and Lenny and Wilbur are two new books coming out this August. They will be available at all cool bookstores in the UK. If you’re in the US they are already out.

Astro Girl Heads to the Sun

    I got an email saying; “I’m just emailing to let you know that the Otter-Barry Books title, Astro Girl, will be read by Kristin Scott Thomas on the CBeebies Channel tomorrow at 6.50pm.” And a wonderful reading it is, I am sure you will agree. https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000g8cm/cbeebies-bedtime-stories-744-dame-kristin-scott-thomas-astro-girl

Astro Girl and Junefest

This month sees the publication of Astro Girl, my latest book. I’ll be doing a workshop featuring her at Junefest, a children’s books festival in Stroud Green & Harringay Library, North London. More about Astro Girl in a future post…

Information Graphics Gallery

I spend a lot of time writing and designing information graphics which can be read and understood, first and foremost. I try very hard to keep styling appropriate to the reader, which requires restraint. Over the years I have realised how powerful information graphics are to people of all ages and backgrounds and therefore how…

Chicken Newspaper: The Food edition

Latest editorial design for the Food edition of Chicken Newspaper for Children’s digital edition. The issue examines food from an emotional point of view in that hope that it will stimulate discussion between children and their grown ups. Available to download on the iBookstore. Hit the link at the bottom of the page to see…

Books are too expensive. Or so I’m told

What can you do when you hear something like, ‘I really love your books but this one is too expensive. Why is so pricey?’ You explain; all the expertise, time, and hours that have gone into making the book, the production in China, the… You realise that your fan has glazed over, dipped out, you’ve…