Red Box Jumper 4: Guernsey Girl

Ellie hadn’t know the beach could be so exciting in winter.The waves were very fast and sneaky, and much higher than her wellies. Ellie and Daddy had to find a warm cafe very quickly, and now Ellie is trying hard not to spill hot chocolate on Daddy’s jumper.Or his socks. Daddy says they have enoughContinue reading “Red Box Jumper 4: Guernsey Girl”

Red Box Jumper 3: Moss Stitch Dog Jumper

Time for a walk, yes, a walk. Door open. Smell the air.Sniff. Sniff. Cold, crisp. She’s got the shoes on. Coat on. Keys. Ball, yes, ball. Ready to go! Wait, what’s this? Tangled and tight and dark. Help! Stop! Light again, I’m out. Phew. Breathe. “New jumper, Monty.” Jumper? Hmm. Jumper.Itchy.Warm though. We’re off! Out,Continue reading “Red Box Jumper 3: Moss Stitch Dog Jumper”

Red Box Jumper 2: Hoody

Little Red Riding Hood, late for school, but knows he should be taking breakfast to his Gran, so goes the fastest way he can. Careful to avoid the street, the swerving cars and running feet. The rooftops are the place to be: clear and empty, fast and free. But Little Red should take more careContinue reading “Red Box Jumper 2: Hoody”

Winning the 2018 Margaret Carey Illustration Scholarship

 I am a member of the Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI); an fantastic international organisation which started in the USA in 1971 and now has branches in many parts of the world. SCBWI supports both emerging and established children’s writers and illustrators, and I joined the SCBWI British Isles branch two yearsContinue reading “Winning the 2018 Margaret Carey Illustration Scholarship”