MONSTER OF THE MONTH

This month, MONSTER OF THE MONTH illustrator, Jon Holder, took some advice from the Children’s Writers’ and Artists’ Yearbook and spent some time with his target audience. Jon took his work-in-progress to three UK schools and read it aloud to hundreds of primary school children aged eight and up. Jon said, ‘To say I was…

MONSTER OF THE MONTH

This month the winning monster came from Rhoslyn Salisbury in Cheltenham. She has just moved house and said ‘I’m sitting in the bath preoccupied with the thought that there’s a monster constructed of the previous tenant’s hair down the bath drain, about to spring up from under the plug at any moment.’ Congratulations, Rhoslyn! Meet…

Book Fairs and Book Worms

Jon Holder has dedicated Monster of the Month to London Book Fair and has created these bookish creatures… And Mary Darby, Rights Executive, is talking foreign rights. In the frantic run up to the London Book Fair I thought I’d take some time out from preparing for my 56 meetings and introduce you to the…

MONSTER OF THE MONTH COMPETITION – FEBRUARY

Congratulations to the winner of February’s MONSTER OF THE MONTH: Sophia Roberts from Jersey in the Channel Islands! Sophia sent us this description of a particularly nasty monster she encountered recently: ‘I forgot that my mam had given me some home-made fish pie two weeks ago and found the mouldy (and very smelly) remnants of it…