Never ask an illustrator to ‘make it look just the way I plan’
Why your next book purchase needs to be from an unknown publisher
Why do so many children’s books feature animals, and is it something we should avoid?
Traditions of storytelling are important today, too
How social media is changing the way we look at books
Why a book at bedtime is about more than cuddles and calm
Why ‘serendipity’ and ‘ecstatic’ should appear on the pages of children’s books
Reading aloud to a child is unbelievably important – and ‘Jolly Ollie Octopus’ was written just for that purpose
Did you know Ollie has left his cosy home in Scotland and gone to visit Australia? Find his wonderful new adventure here.