Latest Blog Posts

  • Interview with The Queen and the Heretic author Derek Wilson

    Derek Wilson is a popular historian and renowned author with over fifty published books. He has also written and presented numerous television and radio programmes. Lion Books is thrilled to publish Derek's brilliant new history book, The Queen and the Heretic! Derek chats with us about his new book and why he felt the story of two remarkable women, Catherine Parr and Anne Askew, needed to be told.
    by / Friday, 08 June 2018
  • Lion Children's author, Coral Rumble, wins Caterpillar Poetry Prize!

    Coral Rumble, award-winning poet and author of My Teacher’s as Wild as a Bison, has won the prestigious Caterpillar Poetry Prize for her wonderful poem 'Mustafa’s Jumper'. Lion Hudson would like to congratulate her on winning such an illustrious award!
    by Laura Barry / 07 Jun 2018
  • BBC interviews Melissa Ohden, author of You Carried Me

    Melissa Ohden, author of the inspiring memoir, You Carried Me, chats with Victoria Derbyshire on BBC 2 about her miraculous journey surviving a failed saline infusion abortion in 1977, and then, 30 years later, meeting her birth mother after a decade long search.
    by Laura Barry / 06 Jun 2018
  • Interview with The Journey Begins author Avril Rowlands

    Avril Rowlands is a renowned children’s books and television writer with over forty published books. Lion Children’s are thrilled to publish her new storybook for 6+ year olds, The Journey Begins — out this month! This is the first book in a new series The Animals’ Caravan, which will delight young readers, as they join Caravan Bear and his friends on a gypsy caravan trip, making new friends and sharing Bible stories.
    by Laura Barry / Wednesday, 02 May 2018
  • Caravanning with Avril Rowlands and other best memories

    Popular children’s writer Avril Rowlands has a new story, The Journey Begins – out this month! It’s the first in a new series The Animals’ Caravan that follows the adventures of Caravan Bear and friends. They meet new friends and share Bible stories. Here’s an interview with Avril about her new book, caravanning, and other best memories.
    by Laura Barry / Wednesday, 02 May 2018