Welcome to The Author who came to Tea! The podcast for people interested in the magical world of books. Being big bookworms ourselves, we would love to share the joy and excitement that comes with reading. Oh and we do interview some pretty cool authors to, just occasionally.
Season 1 Episode 6 - When Vashti Hardy Came To Tea
In this episode we discuss the lengths Vashti goes to create the worlds for her stories, her excitement about being on Blue Peter and how every word really does count as an author.
Season 1 Episode 5 - When Ross Montgomery Came To Tea
In this episode we discuss Ross's unfortunate experience with the queen, stealing ideas from children and how his cacti collection is ever growing. Ross's latest picture book 'Ten Delicious Teachers' is available at Jacqson Diego Story Emporium.
Season 1 Episode 4 - When Lindsay J Sedgwick Came To Tea
In this episode Lindsay discusses representation through characters, how to get into screen writing and delves into the world of Wulfie.
Season 1 Episode 3 - When Justin Somper Came To Tea
In this episode we discuss Justin's love of stories, the origins of the Vampirates and the importance of libraries.
Justin's Books are available here https://bit.ly/3xXtwLJ
Season 1 Episode 2 - When Simon James Green Came To Tea
In this episode we discuss the importance of seeing yourself and the world around you reflected in books as you grow up, playlists for Llamas and we learn just how competitive Simon James Green is.
Simon's books are available here https://bit.ly/3hogXDq
Season 1 Episode 1 - When Hollie Hughes Came To Tea
In this episode we spoke to the amazing picture book author Hollie Hughes about jacket potato cars, how picture books are made and why chocolate hobnobs are better than the sum of their parts.
This interview was recorded during lockdown over zoom, and before the announcement that Hollie’s The Girl and the Dinosaur (illustrated by Sarah Massini), had been shortlisted for the Indie Book Awards 2021.
Books Available here https://bit.ly/2TQLwbn