Author Interviews

Yuval Zommer, creator of beautiful books for children

2nd December 2020

Award-winning author and illustrator Yuval Zommer creates beautiful fiction and fact-filled books for children about our natural world, from its skies and seas to its plants and creatures. His latest book, A Thing Called Snow, is full of friendship and festive fun. Cosy up with a cup of tea for this lovely chat with Yuval – and discover his favourite […]

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Avni Patel, amazing designer of children’s books

4th November 2020

Authors and illustrators get all the attention when it comes to children’s books, but what about the super-talented designers that bring it all together? There’s both an art and a science to designing books for kids, and the amazing Avni is here to share her secrets… 1. How different is it designing books for kids rather […]

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Elle McNicoll, star author of A Kind of Spark

28th October 2020

I’m SUCH an annoying fangirl about Elle McNicoll’s amazing debut novel, A Kind of Spark (Knights Of, 2020). It tells the story of 11-year-old Addie’s brave campaign for a memorial to the women killed in her Scottish village’s witch trials. Addie is neurodivergent, as is Elle McNicoll, and I really feel that this book helped me understand […]

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