here are some useful and/or enjoyable links

some authors and illustrators &c:

The Tutora 90 Best Children's Books of 2017 (including The Thing).

be amazed by the illustrative works of daniel egneus.

delight in what you'll see on the website of Ali Pye.

take a wander in the world of thomas docherty perhaps? 

why not take a look at the website of the elusive (but not furtive) ross collins?

or look in on the very wonderful and lovely vivian french...

then again, you might like to know more about the mysterious joan lennon.

alternatively, enjoy the world of lynne chapman,

gaze in wonder at the works of mique moriuchi,

or get to know a bit about nadia shireen.

or be intrigued by the inside of the brain of holly swain,

marvel at the imagination of judith drews,

be amused by julian mosedale,

or practise reading dutch whilst appreciating philip hopman.

some of simon's publishers are:


how about egmont, for your perusal?

or find out lots of things at nosy crow.

oxford university press needs no introduction,

and then too, there's harpercollins.

scottish book trust are a mine of information - on all things scottish and