A Tale as Old as Time

Oct 31st, 2016 Fiction 1 min read
It’s coming on Christmas. Trees are being decorated, twinkle lights are being put up, buskers are playing carols. Even the moodiest of children are skipping down the streets, dressed warmly in their scarfs, jumpers and woollen hats. The streets are full of Christmas cheer. But there’s one girl, standing in the window of the coffee shop in which she works, that looks out at this...

Brett Bear

Jul 4th, 2016 Fiction 1 min read
On December 20th 2014, a bear named Brett was gifted to a writer, lighting a bulb in her already over-active imagination. Armed with images of the dungaree-and-TMNT-hoodie-clad plush toy and a basic pitch, she approached a writer she had been longing to work with for some time and, together, they breathed life into him. Aimed at children aged 3 and over, Brett Bear's interactive website...

Helping Henry Home

Jul 4th, 2016 Fiction 1 min read
Every since he could remember, Henry had wanted to go to the zoo but everyone told him he was simply far too young. On his 5th birthday, Henry's family make his dreams come true, but when they accidentally leave him there it's up to the animals to help Henry find his Mum again. A short children's story, inspired by a piece written for Gurpreet's MA degree, with illustrations by...