Jim Smith - Barry Loser author - Story Snug

#Lollies2018 Blogtour: Jim Smith talks about Barry Loser and the birthday billions

We’re delighted to welcome author / illustrator Jim Smith to Story Snug today. Jim’s book, Barry Loser and the birthday billions, is shortlisted in The 2018 Laugh Out Loud Awards (Lollies) which were created by publisher Scholastic. The Lollies celebrate the funniest children’s books in three age categories, Barry Loser and the birthday billions has been shortlisted in the Best Laugh Out Loud Book for 6-8 year olds category.

Mostly Mary (Mary Plain) - Story Snug

Mostly Mary / All Mary (Mary Plain) by Gwynedd Rae & Clara Vulliamy

Mary Plain played a huge part in my childhood reading and I have memories of borrowing the books from the library more than once! I was so excited to hear that the Mary Plain stories were being reprinted with illustrations by one of our favourite illustrators, Clara Vulliamy, and it’s been fabulous to share the stories with my daughter who loves them as much as I do.…