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Last week I was very excited to receive some book post! I'm not a book reviewer or book blogger so I don't get book post as a rule. It was even more exciting because this post contained a book that we had first heard about at the inaugural Picture Book Club back in October 2016. [...]

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Reading Waterstones were our hosts for Picture Book Club #16 with Lou Treleaven on 8.5.18. I was so excited to be meeting Lou for the first time in person after I had used her professional critique service. I had been very impressed by the structured, sensible feedback that she gave so I was looking forward [...]

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You've written a story, you've worked hard to get it turned into a book. Now it's time to launch it on an unsuspecting world! You've done all your homework. You've read Candy Gourlay's excellent post on Notes From The Slushpile about organising a book launch. You're ready! Maybe not quite... Candy makes the very good [...]

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On Tuesday 10th April we welcomed debut picture book author John Condon to Picture Book Club. Once again we were hosted admirably by Windsor Waterstones (thank you Sam!). John's first picture book, The Wondrous Dinosaurium, is published by Maverick Arts in May so we were very lucky to get a sneak peek at it before [...]

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There are just some people out there who are naturally gifted and we've been lucky enough to meet some of them at Picture Book Club. On Tuesday 13th March we were privileged to meet another one in the shape of award-winning author-illustrator Rob Biddulph. Rob's new series Dinosaur Juniors is due to kick off with [...]

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