Tag Archives: Helen Mackenzie Smith

Spotlight On: David Barrow

It’s time for the next of our super Spotlight On interviews, where we catch up with one of our many talented authors and illustrators to find out their likes and dislikes, motivations and inspirations. This time we’ve turned the spotlight on the fantastic author and illustrator David Barrow. David has been a shelf-stacker, a library assistant, a call-centre worker, a civil servant […]

Spotlight On: Morag Hood

Welcome to our latest Spotlight On interview! This month we caught up with the marvellous author-illustrator Morag Hood. Morag has two books publishing this week: her eagerly anticipated picture book When Grandad Was a Penguin, and the board book edition of her much-loved debut Colin and Lee, Carrot and Pea. Morag is a graduate of the MA in Children’s Book Illustration […]

Spotlight On: Victoria Turnbull

This month we caught up with the wonderful author-illustrator Victoria Turnbull ahead of the publication of her latest picture book Pandora. Victoria’s debut book The Sea Tiger saw her named winner of the Association of Illustrators New Talent Award 2013 (Children’s Book Category), and was published by Templar in 2014. It was later shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize. Kings of the […]

Spotlight On: Bethan Woollvin

It’s time for the next interview in our ‘Spotlight On’ series and this week we’re speaking to the incredibly talented Bethan Woollvin! Bethan is represented by Helen Mackenzie Smith and her debut picture book Little Red won the coveted Macmillan Prize in 2014 and is due for publication next year. 1)      What inspired you to […]