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Stories of the Simorgh at Edinburgh Book Festival

Stories of the Simorgh by Sally Pomme Clayton, author of The Phoenix of Persia Buy The Phoenix of Persia ‘Sitting in the nest was a bird, with curving beak and trailing tail. Her feathers flashed, scarlet, ruby, purple, gold. She was the size of thirty birds and shone like a hundred suns. The Simorgh!’ The Phoenix of Persia by Sally Pomme Clayton and Amin Hassanzadeh Sharif I was going to the Edinburgh Book Festival 2019,…

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Pippa Goodhart heads to Edinburgh Book Festival!

Pippa Goodhart, the amazing author of Fair Shares, told us all about her trip to Edinburgh Book Festival! Buy Fair Shares We all know that familiar cross child complaint that ‘it’s not fair!’ Being fair is a question that drives adult politics too, and yet there’s not often agreement about what is, or isn’t, fair. Being fair is complicated, and that was what we wanted to explore in the sold out Sharing Is Caring session…

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Eloise Greenfield is a font of wisdom!

An interview with poet Victoria Adukwei Bulley Buy Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me   Eloise Greenfield, poet and author of Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me, had some fantastic events at the Edinburgh Book Festival! One of them was with the brilliant young poet Victoria Adukwei Bulley. This was a truly inspiring meeting between two generations of black woman poets. It’s no wonder their event was completely sold out! We reached out to Victoria to…

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Tiny Owl’s Thinker Puppy Poet makes a big splash at Edinburgh Book Festival!

Fab author Eloise Greenfield tells us how she found the inspiration for Jace and Thinker Buy Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me Tiny Owl recently flew to Edinburgh Book Festival to celebrate our recent books and authors! Among them was the award-winning poet Eloise Greenfield, author of Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me! We were thrilled that she came all the way from the United States so that festival-goers could enjoy fascinating insights into her work. Eloise…

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Watch fab author Beverley Naidoo read from Cinderella of The Nile!

Buy Cinderella of The Nile  Our fantastic fairytale, Cinderella of The Nile, went on a magical journey to Edinburgh International Book Festival! Carnegie award winning author Beverley Naidoo was able to meet Iranian illustrator Marjan Vafaeian in person for the first time, which was an incredible and moving moment. Together, they had multiple events for the wonderful story. Watch Beverley read the opening of the tale, introducing her audience to the main character of Rhodopis. Cinderella of The…

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