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Batteries not included!

Does your child choose gadgets over a humble book?!   By Alice Ahearn* It’s amazing what you can learn from a bit of people-watching. My mother’s favourite example is from a doctor’s waiting room, where she happened to see a small boy sitting on the floor with a comic spread out in front of him. Reaching a panel he wanted to look at more closely, he didn’t pick up the comic and raise it closer…


How to draw a rooster!

Happy Chinese New Year! It’s a very special time of year for friends and families to come together and celebrate. A festival for the eyes, stomach and heart! In honour of the Year of the Rooster, Ehsan Abdollahi, illustrator of A Bottle of Happiness and When I Coloured in the World has created a very special vlog showing us how to illustrate a rooster. Young or old, this illustration is easy for everyone to do – all you need is some…