Vivian French is the author of over three hundred children’s books, both fiction and non-fiction, including the wildly popular series Tales from the Five Kingdoms, the picture book Oliver’s Vegetables, and The Tiara Club series of chapter books illustrated by Sarah Gibb. She lives in Edinburgh.
YES! This is what I keep yelling about. Boys are cool reading about girl protagonists. It's often adults buying the books that have a problem with it. Books featuring girls won't emasculate your sons!
"There is peer shaming as well, but it starts with and is supported by adults." https://t.co/drjG97PDCO
Picture Hooks provides opportunity and development for emerging picture book illustrators, to help them access the world of children’s publishing. Directed by Vivian French and Lucy Juckes, it provides mentoring, exhibitions, masterclasses, and conferences to demystify the world of publishing.