Writing for children – The five (and a half) rules

1. Get rid of the parents: Preferably they are gone for good (eaten by a tiger whilst exploring the jungle is handy because it’s dramatic, implies an adventurous family streak and is a tiny bit funny). If you can’t bear to part with mum and dad in perpetuity, they can...

Insights: Q&A with a start-up publisher

We interviewed our very own Robin Bennett (a.k.a the knight on the home page) for an insight into his journey to the present and his plans for Monster Books in the future. Here’s what he had to say:  How did you start out in the children’s book...