What’s Troubling Tawny? is available now!

What’s Troubling Tawny? is available now!

I’m thrilled to share the news that my new book, What’s Troubling Tawny?, has just been published by Full Media. You can buy it now from my website here with FREE DELIVERY! Set in the same Sumatran rainforest as my award-winning debut The Problem with Poppy,...
Poppy wins another children’s book award!

Poppy wins another children’s book award!

I was delighted to learn recently that my debut picture book The Problem with Poppy has won another children’s book award! It received an Honourable Mention in the Royal Dragonfly Book Awards 2021 in not one but two categories: Ebook (animals/pets) and Picture...
Poppy saved an acre of the Leuser Ecosystem!

Poppy saved an acre of the Leuser Ecosystem!

I was thrilled to hear from my publisher Full Media today. Rainforest Trust UK’s Fundraising Manager Vicky Wallace contacted them to say that the £1 donations from the sales of my debut picture book, The Problem with Poppy, have saved a whole acre of the Leuser...
I’m a patron of Ykids

I’m a patron of Ykids

As many of you will know from my other blog posts, I like to support charities where possible, especially ones that help children and the environment. It was therefore a proud moment when Claire Morgans confirmed me as a patron of her wonderful charity Ykids on...
The Problem with Poppy wins a book award!

The Problem with Poppy wins a book award!

Today I received some very exciting news: my debut picture book The Problem with Poppy has won an award! I submitted the book to the Maincrest Media Book Awards some time ago, and today I received an email saying that it had won Best Picture Book. To say I am excited...
My donation to Book Aid International

My donation to Book Aid International

My publisher Full Media and I share a belief in giving as much as possible to the most vulnerable and needy children. As well as doing a book launch/craft session on Zoom with local children’s mental health charity Visyon, we have given them free copies of The...
Poppy’s blog tour

Poppy’s blog tour

Today marks the fifth and final day of the blog tour, and I’m overwhelmed by the positive comments I’ve received from the bloggers and, perhaps more importantly, their children. Some of the reviewers stated that their little ones wanted to read the book...
Poppy’s trip to London

Poppy’s trip to London

This weekend was an exciting one for me as I took my debut picture book The Problem with Poppy to London! On Friday, my publisher and I met up with Andy Fisher, co-owner of The Happy Learning Company (THLC). The company were the official sponsor of The Problem with...
The Problem with Poppy Blog Tour

The Problem with Poppy Blog Tour

I’m thrilled to announce that my 5-day mini blog tour for the first book in the Sumatran Trilogy, The Problem with Poppy, is booked to start this Friday and will run until Tuesday 15th June. Much to my surprise, the slots were all snapped up within 24 hours, and...