All the above books are written by me, Jo Burke and illustrated, using watercolour, by my husband Phillip Price.

“I wanted to create classic children’s books full of love, wit and charm. I love going into schools and inspiring children to read books, write, and be creative. My characters, verses and stories are unique and will bring a smile to your face whilst celebrating inclusivity and diversity.”  

I am an author, actor and comedian. My debut comedy book 'iScream' reached No.17 on Amazon and continues to receive five-star reviews. I wrote, produced and performed five, four-star, Edinburgh Festival shows  and was a “So You Think That’s Funny?” finalist. I regularly run creative writing and confidence workshops for adults too.  

Our unique books are available exclusively through us. We ensure they will arrive with you or at your special little person's door, signed by (us) author and illustrator, gift wrapped with a handwritten gift tag.

Delivery is included too.


Visit virtual Custard HQ for FREE colouring templates and to browse our books and gifts. 


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Custard HQ, 42 The Old High Street, Folkestone CT20 1RN

Below is a FREE reading of 'A Squirrel's Tail'

Excerpt from 'A Squirrel's Tail'

One of fourteen funny verses from 'Standing on Custard'

One of fourteen funny verses from 'Cocka-Poodle-Do'

Excerpt from 'Molly, Chip and the Chair'

Phillip, Phil or Phyllis, as I call him, is an artist, photographer and teacher. He has been published by Hodder Education and ZigZag Publications for a number of educational resources. Follow his stunning oil on canvas and photorealistic pencil artwork on Instagram or Facebook

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