Archive for May, 2013

The Litter Picker of Gloucester

Monday, May 13th, 2013

Ok so today’s picture is a bit of a cheat for both 100 Birds in 100 Days and the working on children’s books monthly challenge but the picture contains birds (they are seagulls incase you were wondering) and I now plan to write a children’s story around the picture. I drew it yesterday after seeing […]

Finding Paintings and Where To Begin

Sunday, May 5th, 2013

So as part of my trying to spend 30 hours this month on my Children’s books I have dug out the paintings I have half finished for What Can You See Under The Sea. My now 7 yr old saw them got very excited – she has only ever had the felt tip drawn version […]


Saturday, May 4th, 2013

I have finished Picture Book Writing Week for the first time within the time period and more than that – EARLY! It is really just amazing! So now I am pondering what next 🙂 There are a set of paintings from ages ago that need finishing – for What Can You See Under The Sea […]

Numbers, Colours and Shape

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

I finished writing the English bits of three books today one on numbers, one on colours and one on shape. I am also thinking of combing the idea into a bigger book from slightly oder children. So I have finished the draft of book 5! Tomorrow I plan to write the Baby Animals and Transport […]

Book 2 and 3 and ….

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

I finished the second language book last night – again just the English bit and began formulating more in the series. The next one I am working on is a counting book, then colours and then shape, and then animals and their babies, and then cars, planes, trains and food…. And that brings me up […]

Lojbani Chicken

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

I started writing at the stroke of midnight and got a page and a half done of a language primer and then thought – yes but this is for older children I want to do some simple picture books as well so I broke off from what I was writing and wrote the first draft […]