I live in the beautiful countryside of West Yorkshire, England. I have four daughters, two female dogs, three girlie cats and an out numbered husband!
I trained as an actor and spent many years touring with children’s theatre companies. I then went onto combine my love of theatre and children’s books to form my own preschool storytelling company called;
I have always wanted to write my own children’s books. For the last twenty years I have had a tatty leather bound note book in which I’ve scribbled down book ideas.
‘Let’s talk to Mummy’s tummy’ is hopefully the first of many! I really hope you enjoy reading it with your little one as you count down the weeks of pregnancy together.
I have also narrated the whole audio book series of
‘Magic Ballerina.’ For Harper Collins.
Let’s talk to Mummy’s tummy
This book is designed to help you and your little one count down the weeks of pregnancy from 12 to 40.
The nine long months of waiting can sometimes seem long and confusing for a child. ‘Let’s talk to Mummy’s tummy’ aims to alleviate any worries or concerns they might have, as well as helping them form a bond and connection with their new baby brother or sister.
Meet the illustrator
Hi, I’m Carla
I live in Santiago, Chile. I’m a digital and traditional illustrator. I have been lucky enough to work with authors from all over the world. I’m at my absolute happiest when painting and sketching with my two cats by side! I have loved working with Helen on ‘Let’s talk to Mummy’s tummy’ and look forward to working with her on future projects together!
I’ve never written a blog. I’ve been told though it’s not actually legal these days to have a website without a blog! So. Here goes. I wanted to tell you a little bit about this book and its life so far. The idea came to me, eighteen years ago, on January the 11th...read more