Wow! What an honour to be writing this post as the winner of the 2020 SCBWI Crystal Kite Award!Continue reading
I have some SUPER exciting news!
Stuart White, founder of Write Mentor and all round wonderful person, has asked if I would be the first Write Mentor Picture Book Writer-in-Residence …and I am delighted to confirm that I agreed!Continue reading
I’m really pleased to be writing with details of my third picture book published in 2020!
‘Poo! Is that you?’ is my first non-fiction picture book, which is also the first in a hilarious series with Macmillan and Nicola O’Byrne. It features Lenny, a very loveable ring-tailed lemur, who is on holiday in South America when his sunny, summer snooze is interrupted by a horrible smell!Continue reading
Hooray! ‘The Perfect Shelter,’ which is published by Little Tiger Press and illustrated by Åsa Gilland, is now officially out and about in the world!Continue reading
Thank you so much to The Little Literary Society for inviting me to speak a little bit about my new book ‘The Perfect Shelter.’Continue reading
I’m thrilled to announce that The Tide (illustrated by Ashling Lindsay, published by Little Tiger Press, 2019) is a DOUBLE award-winning picture book!Continue reading
It’s always a pleasure sharing my stories with children, and this year’s World Book Week was no exception. It was the busiest yet, with visits to Minehead, Deptford, Stanwell, Malmesbury and Plymouth but I loved every minute.Continue reading
Some of you might remember that back in 2017, ‘Aerodynamics of Biscuits’ was adapted for families to enjoy on stage, with kind permission from Maverick Publishers and the illustrator, Sophia Touliatou. It premiered at Beautiful Days Festival that year. Here’s a link to my post from then: https://clarehelenwelsh.com/2017/08/21/aerodynamics-of-biscuits-premiers-at-beautiful-days/Continue reading