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Delightful small relatives, a sloth called Marilyn, and my Draw It! London book

Lovely young relatives came to visit me en route to London Zoo, carrying copies of my Draw It! London book, which amongst many other things has a drawing of my favourite sloth Marilyn who lives in the zoo.  Very exciting … Continue reading

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Workshops at Heathmere Primary School

Last week some of the Heathmere Primary School classes went on a visit to central London and the City.  Yesterday they told me all about it using story maps, after I showed them different ways people have used map making.

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A Visit to the City of London

Last week I called in at the Bank of England Museum, to check if my work all about gold was still being displayed – it was.  Still wish they’d paid me in gold though. My visit to the City of … Continue reading

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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 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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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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Find out about the Great Fire of London (and much more) in Draw It! London

It’s almost the 350th anniversary of the start of the devastating Great Fire of London.  On a hot and windy night on September 2nd 1666, a fire started in a bakery in Pudding Lane, London.  More about this in my children’s book Draw It! … Continue reading

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My children’s book Draw It! London travelled to Mongolia

How lovely to see one of my books has travelled to Mongolia!  With many thanks to Anyu who drew these fabulous drawings in Draw It! London in Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia’s largest city, and to Sue Byrne who took the photos.

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Blaschka glass models at the Natural History Museum

At a recent visit behind the scenes at London’s Natural History Museum I was thrilled to meet senior curator and sponge expert Miranda Lowe, who led us into her domain past a dome filled with Venus Flower basket sponges. ‘This was a favourite of David … Continue reading

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