Anyone who follows my blog will know I’m an aspiring artist. After retiring as an Early Years teacher and reading recovery specialist, I’ve been able
It’s been a few years now, but I can still remember vividly the excitement of doing our first local markets and book signings when we
Reading is a skill that can be learned and developed through practice. In order to encourage your child to read more, it is important to
Here it is, the Ultimate Guide. If I can be honest, my guide involves lots of hard work and overthinking. Becoming a children’s author may
About the time I stuck my neck out and got a lovely reply from @anniesloanehome #anniesloanstagram
But I hate cancer. Agree? My happy place may be my garden, but second place is either making or eating scrumptious homemade cake. As a
In my teaching career I met so many children and was never bored. The wonderful variety of kids’ personalities is no different to the glorious
I love to make up stories and am currently working on the follow up to Leo’s Ladder. It is called Leo’s Little Sister. Well, it
He is tracking down the owner of a ladder he found outside his house. He wants to keep it really, because who wouldn’t! Here you
The lovely Sandra Curties and I chat about the need to keep our local shops open using the #adoptaknutsford shop tag on social media. Of
Please get in touch now for a visit from an author, illustrator or both! We offer a variety of talks and can tailor make a
If you know Leo you know he loves ladders! Enjoy colouring this page and imagining where that ladder belongs. Free Download
Leo is now on TV in New Zealand! A quick Facebook request for a copy of Leo’s Ladder from a lady there made my day.
Free local delivery of Leo’s Ladder children’s book to ease the lockdown pressures on carers home-schooling in Knutsford and the area! Walk and talk about Leo’s journey next time you head out for fresh air.
In light of the developing Covid-19 situation, I would like to offer home delivery of Leo’s Ladder. Please get in touch for fast delivery and
Leo’s Ladder is featured in a nationwide advertising campaign! The magic of bedtime stories for Stannah Stairlifts. It appears at the very beginning of this
Well the page title says it all really! Ali and I are getting together to read Leo’s Ladder to anyone who shows up at the
We recently visited a school during their inspection from Ofsted. We were noted in their final report: “The curriculum is strengthened by a range of
As Leo’s Ladder features scenes of our beautiful town, Knutsford Town Council asked me to talk about the town and it’s literary heritage. What a pleasure to share this with you!
We are pleased to announce that you can now purchase Leo’s Ladder at a variety of shops in the center of Knutsford! While you are