‘ANNA’S GARDEN’ IS WRITTEN AND ILLUSTRATED BY SARAH HEWITT FEATURES THEMES OF NEURODIVERSITY, SELF-DISCOVERY, AND BEING HAPPY PUBLISHING IN MARCH 2024 VIA TINY TREE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tiny Tree is pleased to announce the acquisition of a new picture book from award-winning author and illustrator Sarah Hewitt. ‘Anna’s Garden’ is a picture book with a …
A middle-grade sci-fi book isn’t all that uncommon, but the dystopian London setting found in Pax and the Missing Head — New London — is far, far, different from the English capital you may be familiar with.
In this exclusive Q&A, we chat with David Barker and discover how middle-grade sci-fi novels, The A-Team, Orwell’s 1984, Harry Potter, and Brexit all inspired the author to write what has become Pax and The Missing Head; the opening chapter of his ‘London Falling’ series. David also gives us a peek ‘behind the wall’, discussing the next two books in his ‘London Falling’ trilogy, his publication day plans, and much more.
A children’s book about cancer can be as important as it is difficult to write; just ask author Alex Winstanley. The prolific children’s author behind My Brother Has Cancer has also covered topics of dementia, depression, tourettes, and cerebral palsy in his award-winning ‘My Has’ picture book series; giving children and their caregivers a resource to better understand and talk about serious illnesses and medical conditions.
Are you aspiring to be a children’s book author? Do you want to make sure your manuscript stands out from the pack and captures the minds of young readers? Look no further!
In this blog post, we’ll share tips on how to polish your children’s book manuscript to perfection, ready to submit to a publisher like Tiny Tree! From character development to story structure and how to handle illustrations, these tips will help you elevate your writing to create a children’s book that will grab the attention of young readers and publishers alike.
Victoria Williamson is an award-winning children’s author whose enchanting new book, ‘The Pawnshop of Stolen Dreams’ has already captured the imaginations of readers young and old.
In this interview, we delve into the stories that inspired a young Victoria to begin writing stories of her own (there are a few examples scattered throughout this piece), journey into Witchetty Hollow, the magical new world Williamson has created, and discover how the story’s hero, Florizel, mirrors the author herself. We also discuss the more mature themes of ‘The Pawnshop of Stolen Dreams’, and unravel the author’s fascination with ghost stories, Scottish folklore, and the allure of Disney’s darker films. Plus, we find out what’s to come for Victoria for the rest of the year.
Fiona Barker’s dedication to going plastic-free and preserving the environment shines through not only in her lifestyle but also in her work. The children’s author’s second picture book, ‘Setsuko and the Song of the Sea.’ Inspired by her passion for sustainability, and keeping our oceans free of plastic pollution. Fiona has embarked on a personal journey to reduce plastic waste and has written this blog post to help others understand how easy it is to make the change.
It’s important to stand out in the world of children’s books, and B.B. Taylor does just that. A self-proclaimed professional daydreamer, it’s not just BB’s shock of colourful hair that keeps her apart from the crowd. The author’s positive attitude, creative spark, and driven nature were evident from the moment she first approached us. Her book, The Vigilante Tooth-Fairy is a junior fiction story that captures the author’s passionate energy and channels it into a fun and fantastical adventure that kids will love.