Tag Archives: the dawn chorus

Early Years Visits

I met some lovely children on visits to Early Years settings in Wokingham. Three year olds are very good at making birds and I particularly liked a group effort ‘Harry Betsy’. It was great to find The Dawn Chorus in some of the Bookstart Treasure pack  that Claire from Wokingham Library was handing out.    

Wood Festival

I had a great time reading The Dawn Chorus to children at Wood Festival. Even the very little ones coloured in birds and decorated them with feathers. There was a lot of careful cutting out too. My friend Shirin did a workshop making faces which produced some amazing works of art. It’s a lovely festival […]

The Dawn Chorus arrived in the post!

This week I had the best post ever, the first copies of my book The Dawn Chorus. Even though I have been making this book for over 2 years it was a wonderful surprise!  Seeing all of the work come together into a physical object and holding it in one piece was very exciting. I […]

Paris – books, illustrators and household gloves

I went to Paris this week. I am always on the lookout for old paper so the first time I came across Au Petit Bonheur La Chance in the Marais I was lost for hours. This shop is heaven, crammed with old pencils, pens, vintage Christmas wrapping paper, and best of all, old unused exercise […]

Peep

Sketchbook full of different Peep ideas.