Oh yes! Mother and daughter duo Shirley Hughes OBE and Clara Vulliamy are in My Book Corner today - creators of that fab new illustrated chapter book series, Dixie O'Day.
I'm not ashamed to admit I did my happy dance when these two agreed to an interview at My Book Corner ...
... and certainly not ashamed to admit repeating that dance as I prepared to add their answers to this page. They're pretty awesome!
Jo Cotterill gave up her career as a teacher, and become a full time writer. Her latest novel, Looking At the Stars, is pretty special ... she definitely made the right choice!!
So. Who better to offer some great advice to aspiring writers? I definitely asked the right person ... witty & original you are going to enjoy reading these 'Good Cop, Bad Cop' tips as much as you are going to gain a lot of useful info from them. Thanks Jo!
On Friday 4th October, as part of The Telegraph's Children's Literature Festival, the Guildhall in Bath was the chosen venue for Malorie Blackman's first official event since taking up her new post as Children's Laureate.
Malorie delved into some of the thought provoking themes behind her new novel Noble Conflict, and provided the first discussions on her exciting announcement regarding a dedicated YA Convention to take place next year.