Press

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My books have been reviewed or featured in many, many, more places, (and I have forgotten the dates of everything) but here are some of the highlights:

The Times Books of the Year 2018: the best children’s books How to Hide a Lion at Christmas

The Times Best Children’s Books of 2018 How to Hide a Lion at Christmas

The Observer reviewed How to Hide a lion at Christmas in ‘Picture books for children reviews – animals following their dreams’

USA Today chose Oliver Elephant as one of it’s ‘6 adorable picture books for the kids on your holiday list this season’

The Wall Street Journal Reviewed Oliver Elephant

The Observer- review of How to Hide a Lion, the stage production

I had great fun talking to Sarah Shotts on her Kindle Curiosity Podcast - I will let you know when this goes live.

91 Magazine - our shop was featured in the Spring/Summer issue 2018

The Guardian Weekend - my partner Gerry Turley and I were featured in The Guardian taking about life on the windy Northumberland coast on 3rd Feb 2018

The Guardian - children’s books roundup: the best new picture books and novels 2017

BBC Radio 4 Front Row - Julia Donaldson talks about Fleabag 2017

CBeebies Bedtime Stories - Tom Hardy reads Fleabag 2017

Mslexia - interview 2017

Hashtag Authentic Podcast - Chatting with my friend Sarah Tasker on creativity June 2017

The Association of Senior Children’s and Education Librarians featured How to Hide a Lion in their list of stories which have been tried, tested and loved by children.

Booktrust - Julia Donaldson's favourite book to read with children: Fleabag 2017

The Guardian - Saturday's best TV: CBeebies read Fleabag for National Dog Day read by Tom Hardy 2017

Simple Things Magazine - house photo shoot 'Home Tours' 2016

CBeebies Bedtime Stories - The Big Adventure of the Smalls read by Sally Dynevor from Coronation Street 2016

The Guardian - review of How to Hide a Lion stage production 2016

Time Out - review of How to Hide a Lion stage production 2016

The Wall Street Journal - review of How to Hide a Lion

Make Art that Sells - interview 2016

Do What You Love - interview 2016

The Guardian - Illustrators reveal their Northern Lights daemons 2015

New Writing North - interview

SCBWI - words and pictures interview

Living North Magazine - interview

The New York Times - review of How to Hide a Lion 2013

The Times - Giles Coren talks about How to Hide a Lion 2013

Unicef - Baby I Love You, UNICEF ambassador Ewan McGregor recorded a reading of the book

BBC Radio Newcastle - a number of interviews about my books 2011 - 2017

Babyccino - interview 2011

Words and Pictures SCBWI blog - interview 2011

Elle (France) - The Big Adventure of the Smalls 2011

White Ravens International Library - selected The Night Iceberg 2012

CBeebies Bedtime Stories - Night Iceberg read by Fiona Shaw 2010

CBeebies Bedtime Stories - How to Hide a Lion read by Lesley Manville (not sure of date)

CBeebies Bedtime Stories - Fleabag read by Jake Wood from Eastenders 2010

Blue Peter - interview 2009

Carousel Magazine, CBeebies Tikkabilla, Nickelodeon Junior, Kirkus Review, Mother and Baby, Angels and Urchins Magazine, Library Mice, The Bookseller, Publishing Weekly and New Writing North