Just Picture This Illustrator Interview – Gwynneth Jones

We are excited to welcome back Gwynne Jones as a part of our new ‘Just Picture This Illustrator’ Interview. She is a talented illustrator with several picture books published by EK Books, including Finding Granny, which we interviewed her and Kate Simpson about recently (read it here!). Thanks for joining us again, Gwynne! 🙂   READ MORE

Finding Granny Blog Tour Wrapped Up, Warm and Loved

#FindingGranny #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day7 What a beautifully heartfelt and memorable blog tour we’ve had the pleasure of sharing this week. Our hearts have been caressed with the immense power of resilience, support and love; a journey of enlightenment and impenetrable bonds. Repeat and cherish the joy of Finding Granny by visiting the complete tour archive READ MORE

Finding Granny Activity: Emotion Stones

#FindingGranny #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day7 Emotion Stones Illness in one’s family can become a shocking reality, particularly when what was once safe and comfortable rapidly changes to the unfamiliar and the unknown. Granny’s stroke certainly had a deeply profound impact, not only to herself, but the ones her love her most. In this nature art activity, READ MORE

Character QandA with Edie from Finding Granny

#FindingGranny #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day6 Learn the Art to Coping with Change with Edie. Although only a young child, Edie shows great resilience after her beloved Granny suffers from a stroke. Today she’s here to share her feelings and provide readers the insights to dealing with challenging situations such as this. It’s an absolute pleasure to READ MORE

Finding Granny Activity: Descriptive Edible Stamp Art

#FindingGranny #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day5 My Ice Cream Granny Edible Stamp Art In Finding Granny, the use of Art Therapy is prevalent as an effective way to help the patients recover from illness. We also experience Granny in many fun-loving ways, according to her granddaughter, Edie. To combine their love of ice cream, art and playful, READ MORE

Perfectly Paired – In Conversation with Kate Simpson and Gwynneth Jones

#FindingGranny #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day3 What an absolute delight! Today we are in conversation with both Kate Simpson and illustrator Gwynneth Jones to learn more about their process and the making of the very special book, Finding Granny!  💐 💐 Hello ladies! Lovely to be able to speak with you both! Firstly, congratulations on the release READ MORE

Review: Finding Granny by Kate Simpson and Gwynneth Jones

#FindingGranny #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day2 Welcome back to the blog tour for the heartwarming book, Finding Granny! Grab a cuppa and a warm blanket, and find out why this story is so special. 💐 🌸 🍦 🎨 Finding Granny, Kate Simpson (author), Gwynneth Jones (illus.), EK Books, July 2018 Blurb: Edie’s Granny is a perfect Granny READ MORE

Introducing Kate Simpson and Finding Granny

#FindingGranny #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day1 Every once in a while you come across an author and their book that resonates with you so deeply. Their story so passionate and honest that you need to find out more. Well, we are absolutely delighted to introduce to you the wonderful Kate Simpson and her brand new, heartwarming picture READ MORE

Edwina Wyatt – The Path to Success Part 2

Last time in our interview with Edwina Wyatt we learned how her own obsession with picture books led to publication, despite her attention meant for other things. In today’s instalment, we find out why this chosen career path is so important to her and the ways she has immersed herself in her role as an READ MORE

Just Picture This illustrator Interview – Jacqui Hewlett

Just Write For Kids are thrilled to introduce emerging illustrator, Jacqui Hewlett to our new segment, ‘Just Picture This Illustrator Interview’! We met her via our Illustrator Competition earlier in the year. Nice to have you here, Jacqui! 😀 🎨 How did you come to be an illustrator, and what do you like about illustrating READ MORE