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

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, 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

Book Reviews, Childrens Book Illustration, Deborah Allwright, Helen Baugh, Jonathan Cape, Q&A, Random House

Dragon v Dinosaur, PLUS Q&A with Helen Baugh

The Witch with an Itch: Dragon v Dinosaur was published 24th September 2015 by Jonathan Cape (an imprint of Random House). Written by Helen Baugh and illustrated by Deborah Allwright, this book is a fun-filled progression of ever fantastic spells and sibling rivalry... Said the Mudwaffler… ‘Spellbindingly WAND-erful fun!’   The Story The littlest witch, and the wizard, her twin, were… Continue reading Dragon v Dinosaur, PLUS Q&A with Helen Baugh

Book Reviews, Childrens Book Illustration, Jim Field, Orchard Books, Q&A, Rachel Bright

The Lion Inside PLUS Q&A with Rachel Bright & Jim Field

The Lion Inside was published 3rd September 2015 by Orchard Books. It's a book the Mudwaffler was very much looking forward to reading... and the general feedback is... THIS BOOK IS BRILLIANT! Said the Mudwaffler… ‘A ROARING success from two of the UK's finest picture book talents’     Beautifully written, wonderfully illustrated and collectively masterful. This is a… Continue reading The Lion Inside PLUS Q&A with Rachel Bright & Jim Field

Book Reviews, HarperCollins, Q&A, Rob Biddulph

GRRRRR!, Plus Q&A with Rob Biddulph

Rob Biddulph is a children’s author and illustrator from London, England. His first picture book Blown Away won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize in 2015 - it's one you should definitely have in your collection. GRRRRR! was published by HarperCollins on 27th August 2015. And it's GRRRRREAT so much better than great! Said the Mudwaffler… ‘A woodland delight! And a reminder that… Continue reading GRRRRR!, Plus Q&A with Rob Biddulph

Book Reviews, Briony May Smith, Flying Eye Books, Q&A

Imelda & the Goblin King, Plus Q&A with Briony May Smith

Briony May Smith is a children’s author and illustrator from Berkshire, England. Imelda and the Goblin King is published by Flying Eye Books on 1st September. This book is an absolute delight! Said the Mudwaffler… ‘Imelda & the Goblin King will wrap you up in enchantment and leave you feeling magical' Briony's distinctive illustration style has a way of pulling you in… Continue reading Imelda & the Goblin King, Plus Q&A with Briony May Smith