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Bone Talk: An interview with Candy Gourlay

We are thrilled to welcome author Candy Gourlay into The Reading Realm today to discuss Bone Talk, Shine, and Is It A Mermaid? Without giving too much away, can you


Paris Cat: An interview with Piet Grobler

We are thrilled to welcome illustrator Piet Grobler into The Reading Realm today to talk about his fabulously inventive and gorgeous new book, which is written by Dianne Hofmeyr and


Museum Kittens: An interview with Holly Webb

Today we welcome bestselling children’s author Holly Webb into The Reading Realm to discuss her new book Museum Kittens: The Pharaoh’s Curse… Without giving too much away, can you tell


A Journey to Publication: Part 1

I remember very clearly, in October 2019, sitting on the sofa, feeling very dejected and saying to my husband: “I really can’t be bothered with this anymore! I’ve been trying


FREE National Poetry Day Posters

We have put together these free posters for National Poetry Day featuring lots of children’s poets considering the question ‘What is poetry?’ Perhaps you could use them to initiate a


Shiny Pippin: An interview with Harry Heape

We’re thrilled to welcome author Harry Heape into #TheRealm today to talk to Ian Eagleton about his magical series, Shiny Pippin… Hello! I wondered if we could start with you


Violet’s Tempest coming soon!

I’m thrilled to announce that our new picture book, Violet’s Tempest, will be published next year by the fantastic Lantana! Violet’s voice has changed from a giggle and a roar

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