British Storytellers light up Kensington Gardens Serpentine at the best publishing event of the year

Jul 19 2015
In the front row from right to left Robin Stevens, Sherley Hughes and Julia Donaldson

If you love books and storytelling the place to be and to be seen this week was most certainly Kensington Gardens Serpentine Gallery at the annual lavish party hosted by a newly merged Penguin Random House Publishing. London Mums Editor Monica Costa and I felt it was such a treat mingling with some of Britain’s best authors and illustrators of the like of Jeremy Strong (the Hundred Mile dog series), Sally Green (Half Bad, Half Lies, Half Wild), Julia Donaldson (Room on the Broom,The Gruffalo’s Child, Charlie Cook’s Favorite Book, The Gruffalo), Lauren Child (Charlie & Lola), Sherley Hughes (Alfie’s feet), Robin Stevens (the Murder Most Unladylike Mysteries series), Laura Dockrill (Echoes) and many others.

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Five minute chat with Pirates in Pyjamas author Caroline Crowe

Jul 17 2015
Five minute chat with Pirates in Pyjamas author Caroline Crowe

London Mums magazine editor Monica Costa and I recently went to a Little Tiger Press book presentation and had an interesting chat with author Caroline Crowe who has just published her first picture book Pirates in Pyjamas illustrated by Tom Knight.

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Summer Reads 2015

Jul 02 2015
books titles

Summer is great for those who love reading. We can all find a wee time to read whether it’s on the beach or in the evening. Here are London Mums’ recommended Summer Reads.

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