September 2016 – gearing up for an exciting East-West US tour with Tiz & Ott’s Big Draw in October, and sharpening up for drawing duos and more in London at the ever-amazing South Ken Kids Festival November. See below – and for more detail – go to my Events page!
Meanwhile – the fun site, kidcandoodle contacted me to inaugurate a new column – their “Drawn Out” interview – great fun and an honour too! I had to reply to their questions with some quick drawings. Can you guess what the question was to this reply I drew? Questions and answers here!
SATURDAY SeptEMBER 24 2:30-4pM
FRIDAY OCTOBER 7, 10:30
Reading and drawing with Tiz & Ott’s Big Draw at a ‘Meet the Author’ morning at the historic treasure trove of children’s books, the Bank Street Bookstore, 2780 Broadway (at West 107th Street), New York, NY 10025
SATURDAY OCTOBER 8, 11am
Saturday November 5, 12 noon
MONDAY NOVEMBEr 14
The CWISL Shoutwest Festival at London’s Brunel University
TUESDAY NOVEMBER 15 -SUNDAY NOVEMbER 20
The fantabulous South Ken Kids Festival 2016!
Yikes, I’ll need to gather my courage both hands as I’m going to be stepping on the stage to do do a live drawing duo with non other than the amazing artist, author and all round master of line, Serge Bloch on Saturday November 19!
Les Contes à Colorier out this Spring 2016 (my “Draw Along Tales“) have already sold out! I adapted 4 well known stories so kids can help the characters along their way – as well as colour them in. So I’m starting work on 2 more Tales to add to the collection for a reprint of 6 titles in 2017.
Saturday June 4
Bethlem Museum of the Mind, London
A family painting workshop inspired by a fascinating book on show in their current exhibition Youtopia, called the Little Traveller.
Saturday March 26, 3PM –
Here’s a short film of what we did at Tate Britain, Millbank, London SW1P 4RG
TuesdaY MARCH 15
Pop Up workshops, Willam Read and Lubbins Park Schools, Canvey Island.
Campsbourne School, Alexandra Palace
Huddersfield University talk to final year illustration students.
Alexandra Infants School, Beckenham
Kew College organized by Pea Green Books
National Library Day – joining other CWISL authors at the Minet Library, Brixton
for a day of public events for children and families including a Tiz and Ott workshop at 2pm.
Join me at a free drop-in family illustration workshop at
The South London Gallery First ever Children’s Bookfair from 12:45 – 1:15
School workshops with author Addy Farmer
(Go to the Events page for more details)
South Kensington Kids Festival at the French Institute, London
Chelsea Young Writers
Culture Shot Ruislip Manor Library
Launch of Tiz & Ott’s Big Draw Tate UK – distributed in the USA by Abrams
OCTOBER 19 – 23
Pop Up Education Peterborough
The Isle of Wight Literary Festival
The Guardian Education Centre’s Cartoon & Art Family Day at Kings Place, London
JULY 22, 10-1PM
JUly 9, 10-11AM
June 11-13, 2015
JUNE 4, 2015
The official Tate launch party of Tiz & Ott’s Big Draw at the wonderful Tales on Moon Lane. Check out Ella Finch’s 1 minute film of my invitation drawn to music here
May 7, 2015
Official publication date of my next book Tiz & Ott’s Big Draw by Tate Publishing UK – hooray!
April 14 – April 15, 2015
I will be giving two holiday workshops for Chelsea Young Writers in London.
March 24 – April 1, 2015
- Tues March 24: Beijing The World of Kids Lit with Frané Lessac and Anette Øster.
- Wed March 25 10am: Beijing Storytelling through words and drawings , workshop ages 6-12.
- Thurs March 26: Beijing School visits.
- Sat March 28: 10am: Beijing Illustration workshop for adults
- Sun March 29 10am: Suzhou Encouraging Little Readers with Frané Lessac
- Sun March 29 19pm: Suzhou Final World Bookworm Festival closing party
Masterclass for the SCBWI at the House of Illustration, London