Monday, 11 October 2010

New Non Fiction Book

Read Me a Story will be published by A and C Black in May 2011. The book shows parents how to come up with creative activities and imaginative games, linked to their favourite picture books. For more information check out

New Dark Fantasy Series

The After School club is the first in a series of dark fantasy novels for teens with reading difficulties. Due for publication by Barrington Stoke in June 2011.

Check out the cover design below and for more details, watch this space!

Monday, 16 August 2010

Creative Toolbox Storytelling Workshops

Alison will be showcasing a series of new workshops at the University of Nottingham in November. She will also be running sessions at the University of Leicester and De Montfort throughout Autumn. For more details contact the specific universities.

New Column - Practical Pre-School Magazine

Alison will be writing a new column every month for Practical Pre-School magazine. This column will offer a range of creative activities to tie in with popular picture books specifically for early years practitioners.

Monday, 24 May 2010

Reading to your baby en francais!

Alison has just found out that her latest book published by Carroll and Brown, will have a new french edition! Watch this space for more news about international editions....

Wednesday, 28 April 2010

New Book News!

Alison is thrilled to announce that she is about to sign a contract for a new non fiction book to be published by A and C Black. The book which will be full of practical storytelling activities and games for little ones, will be available in May 2011. Watch this space for more info.....

Friday, 16 April 2010

Storytelling Book Launch Event

Alison will be running a special event on Saturday 24th of April at the Meadows Library in Nottingham, from 1.30 - 2.30 pm. The event entitled 'Farmyard Fun and the Foggy Foggy Forest' will include interactive storytelling for parents and small children, a creative activity and the chance to find out more about her new book 'Reading to your Baby'.