Victoria Mouse


International Book Giving Day International Book Giving Day There is a day coming up soon that should be on everyone’s calendar, but it is one that many people haven’t heard of. International Book Giving Day takes place on 14th February each year. The aim? To get books into the hands of as many children as possible. Frighteningly, most … read more

Colouring pages

Characters Colouring There’s a simple activity that helps children to develop cognitively, psychologically and creatively: it’s called colouring. Children love to colour in pictures and draw. I know I did as a child. It inspires them to be creative and use their imagination which is why I have added some pictures of Victoria and her … read more

Original Illustrations

Victoria mouse character sketch

Illustrating Victoria Mouse The initial talks between an author and an illustrator about the style of the illustrations is always exciting. It’s where ideas are discussed, colours debated and styles suggested. It’s the process that brings the characters to life. I had some quite clear ideas about what I wanted Victoria to look like, as … read more