Latest Blog Posts

  • An interview with Just Like You author Sarah J. Dodd

    Just Like You is all about making friends, which can be both exciting and daunting at the same time. Here, Sarah J. Dodd talks about how Just Like You came about and describes some of the perks of being a writer.
    by Joseph Purnell / Thursday, 09 May 2019
    News | Author Interviews
  • Interview with The Play–Along Bible author Bob Hartman

    Bob Hartman, Lion Children's author known for his energetic performances, talks about the inspiration behind The Play-Along Bible. He hopes to engage children with traditional Bible stories through role-play and movement.
    by Joseph Purnell / Thursday, 09 May 2019
    News | Author Interviews
  • Interview with Comets, Cosmology and The Big Bang author Allan Chapman

    Professor Allan Chapman, Lion Books author, is a historian of science at Oxford University, with special interests in the history of astronomy and medicine, and the relationship between science and Christianity. Here, Allan chats with us about what he hoped to achieve by writing Comets, Cosmology and The Big Bang, his favourite woman astronomer, and where his fascination in astronomy originated.
    by Laura Barry / Friday, 15 March 2019
    News | Author Interviews
  • Interview with A Pirate Christmas author Suzy Senior

    Suzy Senior, Lion Children's author, lives with her family and a small gang of pets, at the top of a huge hill in Yorkshire. Her background is in publishing, working with lots of wonderful bookshops. She was shortlisted in the National Literacy Trust and Bloomsbury Children’s Books Poetry Prize 2015. We're thrilled to publish her wonderful new picture book,A Pirate Christmas — out now! Here Suzy chats with us about what inspired her to write A Pirate Christmas, Cannon (the ship's guineau pig), and her best Christmas childhood memory.
    by Laura Barry / 07 Dec 2018
    News | Author Interviews
  • Interview with Hark! The Biography of Christmas author Paul Kerensa

    Paul Kerensa is an award-winning writer of TV, radio, books and his own stand-up comedy. Paul has written several books and Lion Books is thrilled to publish Hark! The Biography of Christmas — an enlightening sleigh ride through festive history. Here Paul chats with us about what inspired him to write Hark!, his favourite Christmas fact, and best Christmas childhood memory.
    by Laura Barry / 05 Dec 2018
    News | Author Interviews