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D is for Children’s Poets Shauna Darling Robertson, Jan Dean, Rebecca Kai Dotlich and John Dougherty, #AtoZChallenge #ZtoA

John Dougherty . John Dougherty John Dougherty is probably best known as the writer of around 30 books for children, (including the STINKBOMB & KETCHUP FACE series) but he has also been writing poems and songs since his teens. His first poetry collection, Dinosaurs & Dinner-Ladies, illustrated by Tom Morgan-Jones, was published in 2016, and …

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Society of Authors Conference

A lovely meeting of like-minds at the Society of Authors conference this last weekend was as usual thoroughly enjoyable. This year we met at Bath University. We were welcomed by author, editor,¬†translator and Chair of the Society of Authors, Daniel Hahn, and author, wearer of snazzy¬†shirts and Chair of the Children’s Writers’ and Illustrators’ Group, …

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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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