In 2019 I was devoting more and more time to my illustrating, much to the sacrifice of my writing. When it comes to my reading, I’ve kept it up, but I’ve been reading more longer books, and more non-fiction. I’ve got an enviously precarious to read pile to tackle in 2019.

Here’s what I read in 2019…

  • Peter Pan and Wendy by J.M. Barrie
  • The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry
  • Bicester Through Time by Bicester Local History Society
  • Help The Witch by Tom  Cox
  • The Way Past Winter by Kiran Millwood Hargrave
  • P Is for Pterodactyl by Raj Haldar
  • The Little Fire Engine by Graham Greene
  • Normal People by Sally Rooney
  • The Living Mountain by Nan Shepherd
  • The Boy Who Lived with Dragons by Andy Shepherd
  • Half a Creature from the Sea by David Almond
  • The Familiars by Stacey Halls
  • The Invisible Child and The Fir Tree by Tove Jansson
  • Worrall, Robin and the Garden Visitor by Linda Alvis
  • Everything Under by Daisy Johnson
  • A Long Way From Home (Time Shifters 2) by Kate  Frost
  • Out of Time (Time Shifters 3) by Kate Frost
  • A Shropshire Lad by A.E. Housman
  • Stokesay Castle by Henry Summerson
  • Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd by Andrew Fusek-Peters
  • Why You Should Read Children’s Books, Even Though You Are So Old by Katherine Rundell
  • Walking Away by Simon Armitage
  • The Glorious Life of the Oak by John Lewis-Stempel
  • A Farmer’s Diary by Sally Urwin
  • The Island at the End of Everything by Kiran Millwood Hargrave
  • Drummer Hoff by Barbara Emberley
  • Johnny the Clockmaker by Edward Ardizzone
  • No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference by Greta Thunberg
  • The Porpoise by Mark Haddon
  • Bird Cottage by Eva Meijer
  • The Old Ballad Of The Babes In The Wood by Edward Ardizzone
  • Tim and Charlotte by Edward Ardizzone
  • Edward Ardizzone by Edward Ardizzone
  • The House with Chicken Legs by Sophie Anderson
  • The Story of A Fierce Bad Rabbit by Beatrix Potter
  • The Girl Who Speaks Bear by Sophie   Anderson
  • Gumdrop Gets His Wings by Val Biro
  • Gumdrop Posts A Letter by Val Biro
  • The Secret Commonwealth by Philip Pullman
  • A Guinea Pig Nutcracker by Alex Goodwin
  • The Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore
  • The Twelve Days of Christmas by John Julius Norwich
  • The Print Shop by Alice Pattullo
  • Red Riding Hood by Beatrix Potter
  • Ring the Hill by Tom  Cox
  • The Iron Man by Ted Hughes
  • The Secret Life of the Owl by John Lewis-Stempel
  • The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen
  • Christmas Dinner of Souls by Ross Montgomery