Category: Books

  • Lenny Books

    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. 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.

  • Astro Girl Heads to the Sun

    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…

  • Chicken Newspaper: The Food edition

    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

    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 […]