LINKS

Here are some links to other authors' websites.

Catherine and Laurence Anholt
Eric Carle
Babette Cole
Roald Dahl
Anne Fine
Julia Jarman
Liz Million
Bel Mooney
Korky Paul
The Peter Rabbit Site/Beatrix Potter
Shoo Rayner
J K Rowling
A list of other Harry Potter sites
William Sleator
Jeremy Strong
Dr Seuss
Steve Weatherill
Rosemary Wells
Robert Westall
Jane Yolen

Here are some links to other Children's Book Sites.

Achuka. Excellent site for news on authors and illustrators, new books etc.

Northern Children's Book Festival. Where I go every November visiting various schools and libraries. Good site for author/illustrator profiles.

A guide to authors of Children's Books. Compiled by Andre Jarvis. This is a guide to all the BIG names like Roald Dahl, A A Milne, Dick King Smith, Arthur Ransome etc.

Wordpool UK children's book information and reviews compiled by Diana Kimpton. It also hosts the site for The Society Of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI)

Abookdirectory.com Books directory and comprehensive guide to anything related to books.

UKchildrensbooks.co.uk the directory of the on-line world of UK children's books

Advice and resources for writing and illustrating for children.

Resources are mainly for the US but general advice also applies to the UK market. In the UK you also need the Writers and Artists Year Book, available at most libraries if you don't want to buy a copy. This gives you up to date addresses for publishers and agents in the UK.

Rhyme (948kb) a really useful little program that finds all the rhymes for words in the English language. Download it from me.
The Purple Crayon.
Author Network.
Write 4 Kids.
Writers Circles. A UK based resource on writers groups.
Young Writer. An online magazine for Children. Send them your work kids!

Here are some links to online bookshops and my publishers.

Pont Books. (Gomer Press) My main publisher
Random House Children's Books. Another of my publishers
Story BoxThe English language part of the Bayard Presse, the French publisher I work for. Sign up for this brilliant monthly magazine!
Amazon.co.uk You can order all my books from here.
Jubileebooks.co.uk You can also order my books from here and find out more information about other authors, enter competitions etc.
Bibliofind.com Search for secondhand books in their 9 million plus database!