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8 Nov 2018

Jo Burke (me) and Phillip Price (artist, illustrator & wonderful human) tied the knot on Saturday 20th October.  Our ceremony took place at the magnificent Charlton House and our reception was held at award winning Little Nan's.

Here's a sneaky peek at some of...

4 Sep 2018

The holidays are sadly over but, wow oh wow, what a summer it was. Frumpy Cat was certainly not impressed with the heat at the stall in Greenwich Market.

To celebrate the UK having it's first real summer for far too many years and to help beat the, Back to School B...

16 Apr 2018

Custard Towers closed for a little mini break during the Easter Holidays. Illustrator Phillip Price and I headed to stunning Venice for some inspiration.

I felt like I'd been dropped into a masterpiece and allowed to wander around inside. Everywhere you looked was...

4 Apr 2018

Super exited to announce that my latest book, this time an early chapter book, is available to pre-order now!

Below is a sneak peak at some of the wonderful pencil drawings Phillip Price has created inside the new book. I think you will agree they are striking....

27 Mar 2018

Want to write and publish your own book? Of course you do everyone does. Don't they? They say everyone has a book in them but so few manage to get their book out.  I totally understand why, it can be a daunting task.

Over the last year I've been asked, on countless...

25 Jan 2018

It is always lovely to hear fabulous feedback about my books from schools.  So you can imagine how absolutely delighted I was to receive photos and notes from a teacher in Verden, Germany.

Alice read 'A Squirrel's Tail' with her second and fourth grade classes. Pro...

11 Dec 2017

Reindeer reminder:

Last date for online orders, with guaranteed delivery in time for Christmas, is Friday 15th December.

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!  Boy was it a cold weekend signing books at Custard HQ in Greenwich Market.  The weather might have been cold b...

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