Monthly Archives: November 2016

Sally Kindberg’s workshop at the Guardian’s Reading for Pleasure conference

Busy and buzzy day at this year’s Guardian Reading for Pleasure conference organised by Margaret Holborn and chaired by Julia Eccleshare.  Talks by successful Beetle Boy author MG Leonard, author/illustrator Emily Gravett and lecturer in literacy and children’s books Prue Godwin. … Continue reading

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My children’s book about London

Great to see copies of my Draw It! London  book (published by Bloomsbury Childrens Books) at the Museum of London shop today! I so enjoyed (over) researching this book … waiting for low tide so I could see where the Fleet flows … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s drawings for Twiddling Your Thumbs – hand rhymes for children by Wendy Cope

I illustrated Wendy Cope‘s Twiddling Your Thumbs  for Faber & Faber many years ago but had an emailed comment today from author, reading champion and academic Dr Alison Baverstock : Sally, I have just bought five more copies of Twiddling your thumbs. It’s always been my … Continue reading

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Primrose Hill walls and shelves

When not working at my desk I can get distracted by arranging stuff on my shelves and pin boards.  Every item has a story to tell, so it’s like assembling a visual diary.  Some robots have been consigned to a … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg at the Bank of England Museum again

Briefly called in yesterday to see Jenni Adam, curator of the Bank of England Museum, who commissioned me last year to do some work for the museum’s fab Gold display. Great to see Jenni again, and my illustrations and text on … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg at Save Our Libraries (and museums and art galleries!) rally and march in London

At a rally today before the march through London, showing solidarity with many library workers, authors and artists including Children’s Laureate Chris Riddell, Philip Ardagh, Peter Bunzl, Bobandroberta Smith, Anthony McGowan and Katriona Beales of the Artists Union England.

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My interview with Not Such A Model Mum

Fab interview on Not Such A Model Mum!  It was great to chat to Caroline who kindly wrote this feature, and meet her family.  And wish my flat had been a bit tidier …

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