Book Reviews, Childrens Book Illustration, Nikki Dyson, Q&A, Timothy Knapman, Walker

Dinosaurs Don’t Have Bedtimes! Plus Q&A with Timothy Knapman and Nikki Dyson

Dinosaurs Don't have Bedtimes was published 4th August 2016 by Walker Books. Written by Timothy Knapman and illustrated by Nikki Dyson, this is a brilliant book for bedtimes. Said the Mudwaffler… ‘Perfect bedtime ROARING for dinosaurs of all ages!’ The Story What do you get when you add the outrageously talented Timothy Knapman and illustration extraordinaire Nikki Dyson, to bedtimes...… Continue reading Dinosaurs Don’t Have Bedtimes! Plus Q&A with Timothy Knapman and Nikki Dyson

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Bodleian Children's Library, Book Reviews, Childrens Book Illustration, classics

Sleepy Book by Charlotte Zolotow & Vladimir Bobri

The classic, Sleepy Book was published 18th November 2016 by Bodleian Library. Written by Charlotte Zolotow and illustrated by Vladimir Bobri. Said the  Mudwaffler... "this little book rounds up all the sleepy animals in the world and tucks them in (and you) for a good night's rest." What a lovely little book this is! Charlotte Zolotow's text rolls off… Continue reading Sleepy Book by Charlotte Zolotow & Vladimir Bobri

Book Reviews, Childrens Book Illustration, Nicola Killen, Simon & Schuster

Ollie’s Christmas Reindeer

Ollie's Christmas Reindeer was published 3rd November 2016 by Simon & Schuster Children's UK. Written and illustrated by Nicola Killen, this wonderful, winterful (yup, it needs a word of its own) picture book has set the bells jingling at Mudwaffler HQ. Said the Mudwaffler… ‘The spirit of Christmas is bursting out of this book in all its snow-falling, jingle bell… Continue reading Ollie’s Christmas Reindeer

Benji Davies, Book Reviews, Childrens Book Illustration, Q&A, Simon & Schuster

The Storm Whale in Winter, PLUS Q&A with Benji Davies

The Storm Whale in Winter was published 22nd September 2016 by Simon & Schuster. Written and illustrated by Benji Davies, this is a wonderful follow up to The Storm Whale. Said the Mudwaffler… ‘Noi is back. The Storm Whale is back. It's winter, but this book is sure to warm your cockles.’   The Story OK folks, I'm going to… Continue reading The Storm Whale in Winter, PLUS Q&A with Benji Davies

Book Reviews, Childrens Book Illustration, Dial Books, Fred Blunt, Michelle Robinson, Penguin Random House

The Forgetful Knight

The Forgetful Knight, was published on 5th July 2016 by Dial Books (an imprint of Penguin Random House). Written by Michelle Robinson, illustrated by Fred Blunt, (both of whom have featured previously on the blog -  welcome back!). The Mudwaffler knew this book was going to be a dazzler! Said the Mudwaffler… ‘Hilariously entertaining from start to finish! A tale (not) easily… Continue reading The Forgetful Knight

Book Reviews, Childrens Book Illustration, Fabi Santiago, For the Mudwaffler Gallery..., Orchard Books, Q&A

Tiger in a Tutu, PLUS Q&A with Fabi Santiago

Tiger in a Tutu, was published on 10th March 2016 by Orchard Books. Written and illustrated by Fabi Santiago, this book is a thing of beauty. Said the Mudwaffler… ‘Tiger in a Tutu is a beautiful book in every way. Be like Max; chase your dreams and do what you love.’   The Story Once upon a time in Paris,… Continue reading Tiger in a Tutu, PLUS Q&A with Fabi Santiago

Bloomsbury, Book Reviews, Childrens Book Illustration, David Roberts, Michelle Robinson

A Beginner’s Guide to BEAR SPOTTING

A Beginner's Guide to BEAR SPOTTING, was published on 11th February 2016 by Bloomsbury. Written by Michelle Robinson and illustrated by David Roberts, this book is a must for any young bear-spotting adventurer! Said the Mudwaffler… ‘Bears are best, but this book is better... utterly FANTABULOUS’ The Story Going for a walk in BEAR country? You'd better make sure you know your bears.  Our… Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to BEAR SPOTTING