it isn’t??? oh well – it is now… because here comes Muffin!

I’m in an even more than usually sunny-side-up mood and putting out the bunting because the first story in the series about Muffin, Muffin and the Birthday Surprise, published by Orchard Books, is coming out in paperback on February the 2nd!
A tale of friends, hugs and sugar buns…

And it has a totally delicious new cover (a huge thank you to the Orchard lovelies Sophie and Mara).
Carousel said:

the story will have an immediate appeal to young children who enjoy the gentle humour of the visual joke and the simple language which is surprisingly resonant.

I’ve got a few surprises of my own to celebrate (no, not a half-eaten bag of buns) – so watch this space.
And remember, World Bear Week means…