Elli Woollard

“A Joyful Celebration of Friendship”

4 March, 2019

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Popular Book Blogger BookloverJo has reviewed Elli Woollard and Briony May Smith’s Little Bear’s Spring. “Exquisitely produced this is a picture book which deserves to be treasured and shared over and...

Little Bear’s Spring is Indie Booksellers’ Book of the Month!

1 March, 2019

In: Book Awards · Book Promotions · News · Publishing News

Elli Woollard‘s Little Bear Spring, illustrated by Briony May Smith, has been chosen by the Booksellers Association Children’s Bookselling Group as its Independent Booksellers’ Children’s Book of the Month for...

“Poetry in Unexpected Places”

28 February, 2019

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Elli Woollard has written a piece for the Bloomsbury Education blog, ahead of the release of her first poetry collection, Perfectly Peculiar Pets. Read the full piece, “Poetry in Unexpected Places”,...

Little Bear’s Spring Out Today

21 February, 2019

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Elli Woollard‘s new picture book, Little Bear’s Spring, illustrated by Briony May Smith, is out today. Little Bear’s Spring has been chosen as the Independent Bookshop Alliance’s Picture Book of the...

Dinosaurs Don't Draw

Dinosaurs Don’t Draw on Touring Picture Book Club!

18 June, 2018

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Elli Woollard and Steven Lenton’s Dinosaurs Don’t Draw has been featured in the “Touring Picture Book Club” – a team effort between five picture book bloggers to cover the best picture...

Rave reviews for The Great Gran Plan

The Great Gran Plan on a Longlist

1 May, 2018

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Elli Woollard‘s hilarious picture book The Great Gran Plan, illustrated by Steven Lenton, has been longlisted for a North Somerset Teachers’ Book Award in the ‘Picture Book’ category. The longlists...

Swashbuckle Lil: The Secret Pirate

Elli in The Alligator’s Mouth

6 February, 2018

In: Author Events · News

Elli Woollard will be reading from her Swashbuckle Lil young fiction series as part of The Alligator’s Mouth events programme. The event will take place at 3PM on Saturday 3rd March...

Swashbuckle Lil: The Secret Pirate

Elli Tells Tales

6 February, 2018

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Elli Woollard will be reading from her Swashbuckle Lil young fiction series as part of Tales of Moon Lane Children’s Bookshop’s half-term festival. The sold-out event will take place at the...

Elli in WRD

Two New Deals for Elli

24 November, 2017

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Elli Woollard has signed contracts for two new titles. Following the success of her retelling of Rudyard Kipling’s Just So Stories, Elli will publish her take on Aesop’s Fables in...

Just So Stories

Just So Stories Trailer Released

6 October, 2017

In: News · Publishing News

Macmillan Children’s Books have released a trailer to coincide with the publication of Elli Woollard’s gorgeous Just So Stories. Check it out here. Just So Stories is a picture book reimagining...

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