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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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Workshops at Seven Stories, National Centre for Children’s Books, Newcastle

Dinosaur activity?  Visitors from outer space?  It was all happening at Seven Stories on June 18th!  Accompanied by copies of Draw It! Dinosaurs and The Comic Strip History of Space, I travelled north-east to meet some young Earthlings …

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Sally Kindberg’s Draw It! goes to Taiwan

From the new Taiwanese version of my very first Draw It! book … True love in Taiwan?  And even the dustballs look mysterious …

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Sally Kindberg’s workshop at ABC bookshop Amsterdam February 21st 2015

Great atmosphere and wonderful results from children at my tunnelling workshop event at the fantastic ABC bookshop in Amsterdam last saturday.  The underground adventures were inspired by tunnels in my Draw It! London and other Draw It! books published by Bloomsbury.   … Continue reading

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Draw It! London

Hooray – Draw It! London now in all the best shops (of course).  Kind friends have sent me reports of sightings in Tate Britain, Tate Modern, London Transport Museum, the National Gallery, Kew Gardens and various Foyles Bookshops.  My Bloomsbury … Continue reading

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SCBWI and Sally Kindberg at Illustrators’ Fair, House of Illustration celebration

Brilliant day at the SCBWI stand at the House of Illustration celebration at London’s Kings Cross.  Lots of exciting things happening, wonderful pictures and books to look at, and a fun atmosphere.  Gorgeous sunshine so wasn’t sure how many children … Continue reading

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Christmas in August!

Advance copy of the third book in the Draw It! (Bloomsbury) series arrived this morning. Christmas in August – good grief!    

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Draw It! author copies arrived this morning

  Author copies of the first in the Draw It! series arrived this morning – hooray! Buy it from your local bookshop if possible.

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Draw It! available June 20th

Hooray –  Draw It!   books available from June 20th.  Draw It! workshop at Primrose Hill Community Library next week, and in September I’m nipping over to the Netherlands – the ABC bookshops in Amsterdam and the Hague are featuring Draw … Continue reading

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Hair

Recently Christa Tam, whom I’d met in Hong Kong earlier this year when I was taking part in the Hong Kong International Young Readers Festival, asked me to write something about my favourite childhood book.  Christa is book project manager … Continue reading

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