useful resources

Cressida’s Creativity Summer Camp 2020 Useful resources and loads of videos with authors and illustrators

Golden Egg Academy organises workshops and programmes for new picture book writers

Children’s Book North bringing together writers, illustrators and book professionals from the NW, NE and Scotland 

Vere, E. (2020) On the power of pictures, 20 June 2020, Booktrust, available at

Estonian Children’s Literature Centre

Pitch your story newsletter at 

Bookfinder at Booktrust

Glossary of sound effects

Learn how to draw animals, people and things

Making stuff with Darrell Wakelam downloads

Plaster relief sculpture by the Virtual instructor

Transfer images on stone, wood and more by Heather Tracey

Illustrations to use by cleanpng