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

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

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

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