Once the story was written I realised very quickly that a children’s story needs illustrations. When I first challenged myself to illustrate the book I had a very definite starting point – to draw or design Owen and Carson.
I have a little dream It whispers in the morning “please make time for me, Just a little moment, While you have a cup of tea.” I make my dream a promise ”Let’s check in a two”
Just had to take some time to talk about this beautifully illustrated book: A Recipe for Playtime by Peter Bentley & Sarah Massini. We discovered it on a recent library trip and it’s been a big hit, particularly for Carson (and me).
I have always hoped to be a writer and have always loved writing poetry and stories. In recent years (after becoming a Mum) I have been immersed in a world of creativity and imagination where anything is possible. We go on daily adventures through imaginative play (to the land of dinosaurs or to the moon) and children’s literature (some books are copies I have from childhood and others are on our kindle e-reader). The sky is the limit and it is amazing to have the opportunity to revisit childhood and just imagine, be anything you want to be, tap into your creativity.
Two steps (in the opposite direction to the one he thought he loved) Was all it took Clarity, Peace, Certainty. The love they shared was true It was absolute, for a time. But as the seconds ticked the relationship stalled, Leaving shattered debris and uncared for hearts.