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.
@malorieblackman That's shocking. Phil 'buys house for his Mum' makes him seem caring. Raheem also buying house for his Mum but this isn't mentioned and it says he's 'splashing out' making him seem selfish and careless & undeserving. It's the seemingly small bias of language normalizing this 🙁
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.