lizbrownlee – poet

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Monthly Archives: September, 2012

More Lola with famous authors at the Society of Authors’ Children’s Writers’ Conference

Lola (and I) met author/artist Shoo Rayner, illustrator of Rose Impey’s ‘Animal Crackers’ books, whose new book Euclid, the Man who invented Geometry is wowing 21st century children RIGHT NOW! There are loads of videos on YouTube by Shoo, showing you how to draw practically anything in easy stages – this is his one on …

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At the Society of Authors’ Children’s Writers’ and Illustrators’ Group Conference

I had a fabulous time last weekend at the above conference with Lola. There was much talk about the state of the industry (not good, but better for children’s writers, apparently), the closure of libraries, and how to make the most of the internet as an author or illustrator. I went to very enjoyable individual …

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Animal Magic talk

On Saturday, 8th September I was at the welcoming Downend Library, Bristol, to read poems from my book and talk about the animals to an estimated audience of about 40. In fact, there were about 50 children ranging in age from about 4 to 11 – around about 10 adults and some fabulous librarians. These …

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