I am so excited! My very first picture book is published today and I can’t wait for people to read it. It is illustrated by the incredibly talented, Aysha Awwad, and is all about Connie and her first day at school…


Connie slipped her feet into her new, shiny boots.

They felt hard and awkward and very, very different.

“Let’s get going,” said Connie’s mum.

“It’s an exciting day today – your first day at school!”

As Connie and Mum make their way to the bus stop, they realise that their journey to school going to be very unusual. Why? Because there is something surprising in Connie’s boot! And that means she can’t possibly go to school until she’s sorted it out…