Tag: Dee Griffiths

Knutsford Library Reading Saturday 9 November 11 am

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 library on Saturday between 11 am and 12 noon! So if you are heading for the Knit and Natter group  or looking to talk to a PCSO look out! Leo’s Read More

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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 engaging visits, visitors and events. ” And: “Pupils learn about a range of interesting jobs and careers. During the inspection, pupils enjoyed an assembly from a visiting author and illustrator, Read More

We visit schools and writing groups- please get in touch to book us now!

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 presentation or casual talk for you. Our prices vary in order to ensure that small groups are not priced out.  Please email for more information or a chat. We have Read More

Where to buy your copy of Leo’s Ladder- online with delivery to your home, or in person!

We are pleased to announce that you can now purchase Leo’s Ladder at the Tea Room on King Street in Knutsford, as well as the Heritage Center in Knutsford. Online purchases are through our publisher, Global Wordsmiths. http://globalwords.co.uk/product-category/childrens-books/ A copy of the book is £7.99- plus delivery if needed form our online partners. Please get in Read More

Knutsford Bunny Hop Prize: A copy of our new book Leo’s Ladder

I am pleased to help the wonderful committee who work tirelessly for the family fun event in Knutsford on Saturday 20th April 2019. Children can win a copy of Leo’s Ladder, a book featuring Knutsford scenes. Tweets by KBunnyHop Read More

Colouring page for fun!

Colouring page for Leo’s Ladder. Talking about where Leo and his family search for the ladder’s owner helps develop recall and prepares children for reading independently. Read More

U3A Writers’ Groups Holmes Chapel

Ali Holah, the illustrator beyond compare, and I will be talking to a U3A Writer’s Group in Holmes Chapel on Friday 5 April. The U3A is the University of the Third Age,  a group of retired and semi-retired people in the UK who meet to share and learn from each other. I have friends who Read More

Getting Ready for World Book Day!

World Book Day in the UK is coming soon!   Thursday 7th March 2019 When I was teaching in primary schools, the excitement of World Book Day  instilled the love of reading to the children, parents and teachers. I could hear parents talking at the gates about dressing up ideas, and sharing book ideas. Children would Read More

Knutty Mums Book Review of Leo’s Ladder

It is rewarding to hear how Leo’s Ladder is being received by the little ones and their parents . Ali and I met with Emily from a local website dedicated to providing information to parents. It is a comprehensive site, that covers holiday activities and events to entertain both parents and children. Knutty Mums creator Read More

Invitation: Leo’s Ladder Launch Party

Today is the day! Ali and I would be honored if you would join us for our debut launch party! Leo’s Ladder November 12,  2018 at the Lost and Found  Princess St, Knutsford WA16 6BW The book is for children aged 3-8 and is set in Knutsford.  There will be a reading of the story at Read More

In the press: Knutsford Times

I am so pleased that the Knutsford Times has talked about Leo’s Ladder. Lucy Thorpe wrote a lovely piece inviting Knutsford residents to the debut launch. The launch will take place 12th November at the Lost and Found in Knutsford. There will be readings taking place at 6:30pm and again at 7:30pm with signed books Read More

Leo’s Little Sister

Coming soon!  Leo is thrilled to have a baby sister, but soon becomes frustrated that she is always on the floor and cannot play with him. He takes it into his own hands to get her up and playing- but not without a few tumbles along the way. We all need help sometimes, and brothers Read More

Leo’s Ladder

Children’s books by author Dee Griffiths Leo’s Ladder Leo’s Ladder is about a boy who is looking to return a ladder to its rightful owner, although he would rather keep it for himself. Will he find the owner? Illustrations are by artist Ali Holah who specializes in painting and bespoke prints. Her designs are warm, Read More

Leo’s Ladder coming soon

Ali Holah and I are getting geared up for the publishing event of the year!  Leo’s Ladder will be in print soon. Come meet us and buy a book for yourself at the Knutsford Christmas market on the first weekend of December (1st and 2nd of December). We will be located inside the warm Methodist Read More