Author Archives: SallyK

Sally Kindberg’s Corona Virus Diary

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Sally Kindberg’s books – some of my backlist

The first published book that I both wrote and illustrated – over the years I’ve illustrated hundreds more! Lutterworth, 1986. Two of four books published in 1986 by Grafton, then part of Collins Children’s Books.Robotina Finds Out, about a cheeky … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s workshop with Andrew Wille and Words Away

Great fun and intriguing results when Andrew Wille and Wordsaway asked me to join them at a Water Ways writing workshop – one of a series – and get writers drawing, in my invited role as a Wave Maker. Very exciting! … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg looks at painting palettes

I’m currently a RLF Writing Fellow at City & Guilds Art School, and when not seeing students or getting on with my own work, it’s good to have a brief walk through the studios. If there are no students about … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s work in progress (pencil roughs)

Pencil roughs for work in progress Unfinished Business, an unreliable memoir in comic strip form.  It’s moving slowly, but moving at least …

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Sally Kindberg, jellyfish and drawing in the dark

Last week I visited the Eco-Visionaries exhibition at the Royal Academy in London and, along with eight other visitors (numbers were limited each time) in a darkened room, watched moon jellyfish perform slow and hypnotic movements across a screen.  How … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg at Swedenborg’s birthday party, and a review of The Hand Book

Yesterday was the launch of the second Swedenborg Review and a delightful celebration of Swedenborg’s birthday. Devin P. Zuber gave an intriguing talk about his new book A Language of Things. Amongst other topics his talk considered the threat of … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg in Cambridge: carols, the Astronomer Royal and Dan Dare

What do you wear when visiting an Astronomer Royal?  Star socks of course. Lovely friends Bridget Marzo and Kit Prendergast invited me to join them on Christmas Eve for a festive treat – to attend a Kings Chapel Carol service then … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s workshop at Swedenborg House again

Very happy to be asked to run workshops at Swedenborg House again, and wonderful to see more impressively creative work from children.  One family came back for the third time!  I encouraged children to draw a comic strip about their … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s workshop for the Guardian and British Library Learning

Last week I took some intrepid space explorers (see above) to the Guardian to take part in their Reading For Pleasure conference.  The explorers were popped into my trusty Hat of Surprise so that a dozen or so primary school … Continue reading

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