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How To Be A Human!

How To Be A Human!

July 22, 2021 | Karen's Blog | No Comments

What would YOU do if you found a stranded alien hiding in your school? Kiki and Wes don’t know each other very well, but they have to team up pretty…

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Monsters are coming…

Monsters are coming…

July 22, 2021 | Karen's Blog | No Comments

‘Granny’s Little Monsters‘ is a brand new story I’ve written for younger readers (out August ’21 from Barrington Stoke). My own little monster (Bonnie the Westie pup) is very keen…

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Fancy having a personally signed book?

Fancy having a personally signed book?

February 25, 2021 | Karen's Blog | No Comments

I’m often asked how people can get hold of a personally signed copy of one of my books, either for themselves or as a present for someone. So I thought…

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Daredevil Dolly!

Daredevil Dolly!

February 18, 2021 | Karen's Blog | No Comments

Can you imagine being sixteen, having half-an-hour’s training and then jumping out of a hot air balloon with a flimsy parachute? That was how the brave and daring Dolly Shepherd…

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New member of the family!

New member of the family!

February 3, 2021 | Karen's Blog | No Comments

There’s a new pup in the house – how will I ever get any work done with this amount of cuteness to distract me? Her name is Bonnie and she’s…

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Grabbing the good news!

Grabbing the good news!

October 6, 2020 | Karen's Blog | No Comments

Yep, it’s been a totally weird year, but like everyone I’ve been making the most of every small pleasure and every bit of good news going. So I thought I’d…

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Over-the-moon news!

Over-the-moon news!

November 4, 2019 | Karen's Blog | No Comments

I’ve just found out today that ‘LITTLE BIRD FLIES’ has been nominated for the super prestigious CILIP Carnegie Children’s Book Awards! It’s the first time I’ve ever had a book…

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Coming soon…!

Coming soon…!

October 11, 2019 | Karen's Blog | No Comments

I haven’t written a blog in AGES, but not because I’ve been lazy… it’s the complete opposite; I’ve been busy writing and editing the sequel to ‘Little Bird Flies‘ –…

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‘Little Bird Flies’ audiobook – available NOW!

‘Little Bird Flies’ audiobook – available NOW!

February 15, 2019 | Karen's Blog | No Comments

So the ‘Little Bird Flies’ audiobook is now available! If you want to hear what Little Bird sounds like, you can download it from Amazon, Audible and Apple. And you…

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‘Sunday Times’ Children’s Book of the Week!!

‘Sunday Times’ Children’s Book of the Week!!

January 13, 2019 | Karen's Blog | No Comments

Q: How chuffed am I today? A: VERY! Because ‘Little Bird Flies’ has just been made ‘The Sunday Times’ Children’s Book of the Week. I have celebrated with a very…

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