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Enter UV2020 Undiscovered Voices Crafts and Education Books

Enter UV2020 Undiscovered Voices Crafts and Education Books


Enter UV2020 – Undiscovered Voices

It really is the most brilliant competition.

Imogen White (UV 2014)

Kate Read is an aspiring children's book illustrator living in Norfolk, UK. She loves stories, drawing and snipping paper, exploring colours, textures and ...

Katrina Charman is the author of eleven published books including The Ninjabread Man (Franklin Watts). Poppy's Place series (Stripes), The Firehawk series ...

Simon James Green, Sara Grant and Catherine Coe

Don't Take Your Title for Granted.

The Voyage to Magical North by Claire Fayers

Undiscovered Voices is one hundred percent volunteer-driven and the team gives hundreds of hours to this initiative every year. They've been working well ...

Andrew Hall @PewterWolf

Imogen's debut The Amber Pendant will be published by Usborne, June 2017. the first of the The Rose Muddle Mysteries. It features the plucky workhouse girl, ...

Born in Glasgow, Deborah has lived in lands near and far, including the Philippines, India and Wales, before moving to the Scottish Isle of Bute, ...

Captured by a First Line: Sara Grant on Reading Submissions

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Jenny Glencross – a freelance editor with over ten years' experience in the children's books industry, working with publishers, agents and writers.

Benjamin Scott – author of ten books for children, editorial coach, workshop leader and Undiscovered Voices volunteer. www.benjaminscott.net

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Fire Girl by Matt Ralphs 2015

Claire Fayers

Rachel Quarry (Illustrator – UV 2012)

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Serena Patel

We asked a few of our Undiscovered Voices judges to share exceptional opening lines and why they work.

Chicken House @chickenhsebooks

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My Friend Mary, unpublished project

... and @HoZ_Books The Little Book Of Sewing. I always meet such charming people! Thank you, everyone. Xxx #thelittlebookofsewingpic.twitter.com/k7GZt0wNh3

Nicola lives in north London with her four children, husband and two Siamese cats. She loves adventures with her children, out in green spaces, ...

Lovely copies of @karenball's The Little Book of Sewing has arrived ready for gifting to crafty folks!pic.twitter.com/MQqpLv2oJx

Kate Scott (UV 2008)

I immediately wanted to read on to find out, and I'm glad I did because this is now one of my favourite books!'

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Take a Chance

Clare Wallace, literary agent at Darley Anderson Children's Book Agency, selected a very recently published book: Perfectly Preventable Deaths by Deirdre ...

Michael Broomhead @micklesb

Esther Garcia Peces

Imagine only having 2.5 memories... poor #BootTheRobot only has that many, and needs to get back to Beth. Check out my review today!

Annalie Grainger, senior commissioning editor at Walker Books, selected Northern Lights, by Philip Pullman.

Sara Grant got her agent and ultimately her first book deal through Undiscovered Voices. Now she's on the other side of the submissions process and part of ...

Polly Nolan, literary agent at Greenhouse Literary Agency, offered this great insight into how to consider your Undiscovered Voices submission.

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The Extincts by Veronica Cossanteli

Featured Illustrator: Andrea Ipaktchi

Parents, teachers & librarians - don't forget to have your children enter before the whistle blows on Sunday - there's no extra time for this competition!

Ramona the Pest by Beverly Cleary.

Matt Ralphs 2015

Undiscovered Voices 2016 cocktail in London.

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Annie Walmsley

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Sally has a love of experimenting in the print room and combining with digital techniques to create her artwork. She loves creating shapes and textures and ...

Grace and humor, as only Sempé knows how to do.

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Jacob seems destined to travel through life with the purpose of covering any available paper with drawings. To fund this expedition he has worked in stage ...

Impro-graphics ! Improvised drawing for a musical comedy.

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Janet Catherine Gibson Pickering

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Former UV finalists have been blogging about their writing journeys and how being featured in the anthology was an important step in their careers.

I am the one with a purse around her neck. Proof of my innate fashion sense.

Shannen Doherty 🙋 ♀ , Graham Andre', Emily Weston 🙋🏼 ♀ and 5 others

Matthew Olson-Roy

karen ball

Alexis Deacon is a writer and illustrator of children's books. His first book, Slow Loris, was published in 2002 and was shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book ...

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SCBWI France. I started something called « ilLABorate « for illustrators to find mutual inspiration by working in a lab like setting.

Sally Poyton

Shirley McMillian

My favorite Steinberg drawing.

A billboard in Leicester Square has sparked speculation that there will be imminent news on the final novel in Hilary Mantel's Thomas Cromwell trilogy: ...

At Yellow Lake by Jane McLoughlin

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2016 Success Story: Angels and an Agents for Sophie Cameron

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Simon James Green

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Jane McLoughlin 2015

Follow the trail and find surprises from Lauren's books throughout the lovely garden.pic.twitter.com/npGJ75OCha

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But it was not all smooth sailing from there. My entry into the competition, a YA, went out on submission and it didn't sell. I could have let it get to me ...

Sam Zott

Simon James Green

WRITERS' MINDS Catherine Johnson on inspiration, aspirations and craft ...

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You also get a poor quality badge for doing so. All information HERE. http://www.biggreenbookshop.com/index.php If you feel like retweeting this, ...

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RESILIENCE Staying Focused RESILIENCE Staying Focused

Michael Broomhead @micklesb

OPENING LINES May 2019 ...


Great to be at the Imperial War musuem @I_W_M & take photos with the V2 Rocket which appears in the book! @marcussedgwick @julianaureliuspic.twitter.com/ ...

Kerry Cassidy

SLUSH PILE CHALLENGE October 2018 Winner Ross Harrington ...