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2 Aug 2019

We are delighted to announce the launch date of our fourth book 'Cocka-Poodle-Do' a new book of funny verse. It will officially be available from 20th October (our first Wedding Anniversary) if you would like to pre-order you can do so now via the websit...

1 Apr 2019

Spring has well and truly sprung and we hope you are having fun. 

Look who features on Jo's new comedy show poster. Yes, it's 'Jelly Dog' inspiration, AKA Sky, on Jo's head. Painted and created by our very own illustrator extraordinaire - Phillip Price.

Jo will be p...

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...

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...

21 Nov 2017

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We know there's nothing quite like unique and personalised presents for that extra special Christmas gift for loved ones.  So from now, until midnight on Black Friday, as a special treat, Phillip Price and Jo Burke will personalise...

5 Oct 2017

As you will know I am regularly at Greenwich Market signing copies of my books.  However, I am aware that many of you won't be local and won't be able to experience the delights Greenwich Market has to offer. 

This is a little reminder that you can shop from the comfort...

11 Sep 2017

It never seems to stop here at Custard Towers! Delivery and stock check of hundreds of beautiful books today.  It would appear that there are some little elves that are very keen on missing the Christmas rush.  Power to them too for being super organised.

If you would a...

5 Sep 2017

Phew! What a summer it's been.  I've signed hundreds of copies of 'Standing on Custard', launched 'A Squirrel's Tail' and opened an online shop so you can now order books, cards and prints anytime anywhere.  

I am super proud to know that both books are now on chil...

31 Jul 2017

Yesterday was the first Sunday trading for Standing on Custard at Greenwich Craft Market. We had a wonderfully busy day full of real life colourful characters as well as the ones we create.  Sky our beautiful and rather silly dog, who happens to be the inspiration for...

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