People always ask me how a children’s book is made – the writing, the editing, the illustrating, the cover design, the publishing. So I’ve decided to share a series of interviews with the amazing team of humans who helped take my new book My Life & Other Weaponised Muffins (and the entire My Life series) from original idea to bookstore shelves. Over the next few weeks I’ll interview illustrator Gus Gordon, designer Astred Hicks, publisher Zoe Walton, a children’s bookseller and, here, Brandon VanOver, Managing Editor at Random House Australia. Brandon, what, exactly, does a children’s book editor do? There’s that…

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Who Is Tom Weekly?

Who Is Tom Weekly?

Tom Weekly is the main character in my kids’ book series, My Life & Other Stuff I Made Up, illustrated by funnyman Gus Gordon. … View Post
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