Category Archives: Books

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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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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My Draw It! Pirates workshop at Barnes Children’s Literature Festival

  What a delight to take part in Barnes Children’s Book Festival yesterday, not only to see fantastic drawings by children at my Draw It! Pirates workshop but to revisit Barnes, where I once lived with my small family in a granny-flat … Continue reading

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Discover the Mysterious Treasures of Swedenborg House

Swedenborg House in Bloomsbury, London is full of mysterious items relating to the life of eighteenth century Swedish polymath and visionary Emanuel Swedenborg.  It’s an extraordinary place!  My leporello of images and text will encourage children/families to visit and explore the … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s workshops at Wembley Primary School

Busy day last week at Wembley Primary School (of about 900 pupils) running five workshops with five different classes of enthusiastic Year 4 children, showing and talking about my Draw It! London book and The Comic Strip Greatest Greek Myths, both … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s workshops at Avondale Park Primary School

Spring is here at the moment, and what better way to spend a spring day than hatching a few dodos, and drawing monsters at four workshops with enthusiastic and delightful children at Avondale Park Primary School .  None of whom … Continue reading

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Review of my Draw It! London book

A great review from Miku M (aged eight) of my Draw It! London book. Available from the Museum of London shop amongst others.  And here. Thank you Miku! ‘I loved this book !!! This is a half drawing book and a half … 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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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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