McClusky’s birthday

McClusky’s birthday

books From Dotty Detective The Birthday Surprise: We don’t know when McClusky’s birthday is, because he’s a rescue dog, so each year he has THREE birthday parties (just in case he didn’t have enough...
Dotty Detective The Birthday Surprise

Dotty Detective The Birthday Surprise

books   Put on your party hats – Dot and the gang are back with a brand new story! Dot is hugely excited about her birthday (although not half as excited as their teacher Mr Dickens is about HIS). There are present lists to...
a year of Mary Plain

a year of Mary Plain

daily blog   In 2017 Mary Plain returned in style! You can read more about her journey – and mine – here. Four books were published (looking so smart and beautiful – Egmont really did us proud!), meringues were eaten,...
Mary Plain #7

Mary Plain #7

books Happy Publication Day, Mary!   So this day has arrived at last. Mostly Mary and All Mary have put on their best rosettes and stepped out into the world. Egmont UK have done us proud. These books are all I could have...
Mary Plain #6

Mary Plain #6

books cake continuity error   When you make a mistake of this magnitude, there are two ways to go… You can either deny everything, or like the Ancient Mariner fix everybody you meet with a beady eye and tell them the...
Mary Plain #5

Mary Plain #5

books the bear pits in Berne   I’ve pored over pictures and collected old postcards…     but it was time to pack a sketchbook and go to Berne to see those bear pits (now the BärenPark) for myself!     The...