Astro Girl in San Francisco

There were many children online for the live reading, which was followed by a discussion about the book Astro Girl. Many more will watch the recording of the event on the San Francisco Public Library YouTube page. All in all, it’s been a good few months for the book. It was also featured in the South African…… Continue reading Astro Girl in San Francisco

Scoop Magazine

Early in 2020, Scoop Magazine asked if was interested in illustrating some stories in a comic strip style. I have secretly wanted to do something like this for quite some time so jumped at the chance. Furthermore, the strips were to be activist or historical, which is a space that I follow regularly. In fact, many… Continue reading Scoop Magazine

She’s a Winner!

Astro Girl

Astro Girl has just won an award- a science award. While I have been fairly consistent through the years I haven’t won many awards. That isn’t my aim, so perhaps that’s why it has turned out that way. It always seemed way too obscure to come up with an award-winning idea. Sometimes just seeing a… Continue reading She’s a Winner!

Lenny Books

Lenny and Wilbur

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. They are already in US bookstores.

Scoop Magazine

Recent work for Scoop Magazine for children, telling the story of Kwanzaa and its founder. I've included some of the sketches too.

Recent work for Scoop Magazine for children, telling the story of Kwanzaa and its founder. I’ve included some of the sketches too.

Astro Girl Heads to the Sun

Astro Girl

    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