Category Shaun Tan

A Review of ‘The Book With No Pictures’ by B.J. Novak

Puffin books £6.99 paperback The Penguin website says: ‘You might think a book with no pictures seems boring and serious. Except . . . here’s how books work. Everything written on the page has to be said by the person reading it aloud. Even if the words say . . . BLORK. Or BLUURF. And […]

Middle Grade Strikes Back

Just a quickie to say, check out this new website, if you love books for 9-13s! I’ve joined the huge team of bloggers, looks like we’re going to have a blast! Pippa

Writing for children

Nothing so annoying as coming up with an idea for a new book, start working on it, then realise (looking on Amazon) that someone has already beaten you to it!

Comica Conversation:Shaun Tan and Quentin Blake

Originally posted on @hellopipski's blog:
The thing about conversations is, you never know which way they will go. So a conversation between my two favourite contemporary author/ illustrators (who had never met before) filled me with immense excitement and anticipation. The Comica Event organised by Paul Gravett and Peter Stanbury at the St. Alban’s…

Comica Conversation:Shaun Tan and Quentin Blake

Comica Conversation:Shaun Tan and Quentin Blake.

Comica Conversation:Shaun Tan and Quentin Blake

The thing about conversations is, you never know which way they will go. So a conversation between my two favourite contemporary author/ illustrators (who had never met before) filled me with immense excitement and anticipation. The Comica Event organised by Paul Gravett and Peter Stanbury at the St. Alban’s Centre was the first event in […]