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We had the chance to chat with award-winning illustrator Joe Todd-Stanton about his beautiful book ‘The Secret of Black Rock’; the third book penned and illustrated by Joe. Nominated for this years Children’s Book Award, hosted by the Federation of Children’s Book Groups and sponsored by BookLife Publishing, Joe discusses his inspiration, childhood and passion for storytelling. Why did you choose to become an illustrator? I was very lucky growing to have two parents who loved and made their own art. So from a young age I was encouraged to draw and paint. As I grew up I wanted to...

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This World Book Day, our BookLife authors are taking a well-earned break and snuggling up with a delicious hot chocolate. As they take a step back from non-fiction, they reminisce about their most-loved children's books. Here are some of their favourites… Madeline Tyler Author of the Unlocking Ancient Civilisations and the upcoming All Year Round series One of my favourite bedtime stories as a child was Owl Babies by Martin Waddell and Patrick Benson. Three little owls – Sarah, Percy and Bill – wake up in their tree all alone and without their mummy. They are very frightened and worry...

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