So, Children's Books...

Have you ever read children's books where the writing is so extraordinarily good that you wish you’d written it yourself?  The talents of JK Rowling, Philip Pullman, Malorie Blackman and so many more make us positively green which is why we set up

writing children's books - selection of book covers celebrates the best in children’s writing from picture books all the way up to young adult. 

Writing children's books - our journey

Through the pages of we share what we’ve learned on our journey so far from our own experiences and those of our friends some of whom work in the publishing industry:

·      Q&As with authors and illustrators (such as Vashti Hardy, Katherine Wiseman, Maz Evans, James Nichols and many more.)    

·         the best books we've read for writers

·           what it's like to work with an industry editor

·           writing workshops and conferences we've attended and recommend

·           why you might want to enter some creative writing contests

·           and quotes which inspire us

We discuss the latest children’s books we’ve read and loved and advice we've gleaned about writing your own, from picture books, chapter books, middle grade to young adult

We talk to our writerly friends and share tips about getting an agentself-publishing, insights into the publishing industry,  marketing yourself as an author, school visits and book launches (so we’re all prepared when we get there.)


We run regular sweepstakes to win books and other book-related prizes so do check back regularly.  You can enter via our sweepstakes page.

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Thank you for visiting We hope you’ll find this a supportive community. You can keep up to date with the latest additions to our site in the following ways:

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Best of luck writing your own children's books.

Victoria and Natalie

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