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The True Story of Heligan

The Sleeping Garden will be published by Mabecron Books in April 2020 Available on Amazon to pre-order or contact me to order your signed copy


The True Story of Clara the Rhino 

A wordless picture book to appeal to all ages, 'Clara' tells the true story of a remarkable 18th century rhino, her extraordinary life and adventures. 

Colourful, heartwarming and thought provoking.


A story to help children cope positively with bereavement

A magical story about the relationship between Sarah and her Grandad and the happy fun-filled days they share. 

This colourful picture book helps children talk about the loss of a loved one and is a useful tool for parents and teachers when supporting children at such a sensitive time. 

Bright, highly detailed illustrations.

Informed Imagination

The Role of Observation in the Creation of Books for Children

For anyone learning how to create books for children, this study focuses on how the practice of observation can lead to better outcomes.

Learn how observation can help explore exciting ideas, design better pages, create better colour palettes and write more engaging narratives. 

Drawing on the experiences of many well known children's author-illustrators, past and present, this study explores how observational drawing can feed into imagination.