Author Archives: SallyK

My Draw It! London book at the Museum of London

Good to see my book Draw It! London (published by Bloomsbury in 2014) still going strong at the Museum of London bookshop last week.  Maps, rivers, mini-interviews, plague-pits, pelicans etc.  Lots of fascinating things to see and draw!

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Displacement activity – eavesdropping on twigs

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Quiet Pets – stick insects

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Sally Kindberg goes to Ledbury Poetry Festival

  Last weekend I ran a map workshop for children at Ledbury Poetry Festival, staying on afterwards to experience some of the Festival‘s delights and surprises, as well as explore a bit.  After my saturday workshop I managed to catch the last performance of … Continue reading

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Map workshop for children at Ledbury Poetry Festival

Last weekend I was at the marvellous Ledbury Poetry Festival running a workshop encouraging children to make a giant interlinking map of magical sounds, and of course taking a few copies of my Draw It! book with me. It travels everywhere!  The venue … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg goes to Penzance

I decided to travel to Penzance for the weekend even though plans to run a Pirate workshop there had fallen through.  It had been difficult week in London including a visit to hospital and a leak from the flat above me, … Continue reading

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‘Get To Know Your Character’ workshop at ShoutSouth 2017 festival

Earlier this week I joined other authors and illustrators to run workshops at this year’s ShoutSouth festival, held at London South Bank University and organised by CWISL.  Young people from eight south London schools took part in this fantastic story making event. I … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s travels …

From my archive, an Emergency Travel Kit of small books for children I illustrated and designed, published by Puffin.  Much later, I was a freelance travel writer for a while for broadsheet newspapers and travel magazines. My column for the Independent on Saturday led … Continue reading

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Coming soon – Sally Kindberg’s workshops at Swedenborg House

Later this year I’ll be running exciting workshops for children/families at  mysterious Swedenborg House in London.  More images from my interactive material here.

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Big Issue encounter – a positive story*

After the horrific news about Manchester this morning, I couldn’t settle to work and went out.  A Big Issue seller was standing on the corner of Seven Dials in Covent Garden with the latest edition, headlined Tiger Woman, the incredible life … Continue reading

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