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October saw the first birthday of Picture Book Club and we were delighted to welcome Tiny Owl Publishing to our meeting to help us celebrate in style. This meeting was ably organised by Kate Poels who led proceedings on the night. Our speaker was Karim Arghandehpour, assisted by his son Matin. Delaram Ghanimifard sent her [...]

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It's our birthday in October! Picture Book Club has made it through 12 months with our sanity more or less intact. And what a year it has been! Before we welcome the magnificent Tiny Owl to our birthday meeting in October we thought it would be a good time to review the story so far. [...]

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We were so thrilled to welcome back Libby Hamilton and Paul Black from Andersen Press and especially excited to meet Joseph Coelho and Fiona Lumbers, the author-illustrator team behind Luna Loves Library Day. Breaking with tradition, I'm not going to tell you about the evening because, in a first for #picturebookclub, we broadcast Libby's fantastic [...]

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August saw Picture Book Club on holiday in sunny Devon. Although there is already a flourishing SW chapter of PBC, we decided to go even further South West and met in Exeter on 22nd August. Waterstones in Exeter could not have been more welcoming! As well as many lovely books and helpful, friendly booksellers, they [...]

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We were thrilled to welcome Lucy Rowland to Picture Book Club on 13th June 2017. This is Lucy's debut year as a picture book author and it was fascinating to hear the story of her journey to publishing success. Lucy doesn't come from the world of publishing or advertising (she's a speech and language therapist) [...]

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