The Detective Society has done it again. I asked you to send me pictures of you in your World Book Day outfits, and I was overwhelmed by all of the amazing costumes I saw! Thank you so much if you dressed up as my detectives – it’s hard to explain just how magical it is for an author to see readers bring their characters to life.… Read more
World Book Day, the biggest celebration of children’s books in the UK and Ireland, is on the 7th of March this year – which is next week! I know a lot of you are excited to dress up as your favourite characters and share stories you love, and if you’re celebrating this year, I hope you and your school have lots of fun plans in place.… Read more
Last week was very wintery, and a lot of schools were sadly closed – but I was amazed by how many of you still battled through the snow and ice to dress as Hazel and Daisy for World Book Day!
Below are some of the amazing pictures I’ve been sent. If you’ve got one you’d like to add, please send me an email – and if you see yourself here and would prefer me to take you off this website, just send me a message.… Read more
Happy World Book Day to all of my Detectives in the UK and Ireland – a very special and very snowy one! It’s too cold and wintery to travel, so I’m staying at home and curling up with a good book. If your school has been closed, I hope you will too.… Read more
Hello detectives! A lot of you have been in contact lately asking how to dress like one of my characters for this year’s World Book Day. I wrote a post last year telling you how to dress like Daisy and Hazel – but this year, I’m updating it below, to answer all of the questions you’ve been asking me!… Read more
Hello detectives! If you live in the UK, you’ll know that there’s a big week coming up. 27th February – 3rd March is World Book Week, when authors visit schools, and children get to dress up as their favourite book characters.
I’ve already heard that some of you would like to dress up as Daisy, Hazel and their friends, and I couldn’t be more pleased.… Read more
Jolly Foul Play officially arrives in the world TOMORROW. I’ve got a long list of appearances lined up to celebrate its publication – for the latest, click here!
But I think it’s important to remember that Jolly Foul Play wouldn’t exist without all of you. My original contract was for three books, and I was only asked to write more (and more!… Read more
World Book Day is almost here again! The official day is Thursday the 3rd, but my WBD begins today – I’ve got a busy week of four school visits in four days. If I’m coming to your school, please come and say hello!
If you’re thinking about dressing up as one of my characters, it’s very easy – I wrote a blog last year with some handy tips about how to dress like Daisy and Hazel.… Read more