Beauty Sleep Blog Tour Announced!

Absolutely thrilled to be hosted on all these AWESOME blogs! Links below ūüôā 10th May: https://jessheartsbooks.blogspot.com/ 11th May: https://drinkingbooks.wordpress.com/ 12th May: https://neverjudgeabookbyitscover.co.uk/ 13th May: http://www.laurapatriciarose.co.uk/ 14th May: http://www.onceuponabookcase.co.uk/ 15th May: https://queensofgeekdom.com/ 16th May: https://alittlebutalot.com/ 17th May: https://bookmurmuration.wordpress.com/ 18th May: https://bookslovereadersblog.wordpress.com/ 19th May: http://yaundermyskin.blogspot.com/ 20th May: https://writingwithwolves.co.uk/ 21st May:¬†https://www.wordsfromareader.com/ 22nd May: http://www.sarahschapter.co.uk/ 23rd May: http://www.teapartyprincess.co.uk/ Phew!!!…

Who to Follow on Instagram!

One of my author visit talks is all about beauty standards through the ages and how social media can make us place unrealistic expectations on ourselves that can have a detrimental effect on our mental health. Trying to be perfect is poisonous. And yet, I love social media –¬† Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.¬† I belong to…

Beauty Sleep – Let the Launching Begin

The last two weeks I have been all over the place celebrating book week and preparing for the launch of Beauty Sleep. I can’t get over how lucky I am that this is part of my job – thanks to all the lovely schools and book shops that have welcomed me so far. We’ve laughed…

New Year, New Book

It is January the 3rd 2019 which means I can officially say I have a book coming out THIS YEAR. It’s taken me long enough – it’s been three years since More of Me came out in the UK but I handed in my copy edits on Christmas Eve.¬† I made some fairly major changes…

Secret Content – Hidden Auras!

I’ve just been to the fabulous SCBWI annual conference and I learned a thing! Well, I learned lots of things but here’s a really fun thing you can join in with. You will need: A smart phone. The HP Reveal app. A copy of More of Me. How to find the hidden content: Download the…

Beauty Sleep Cover Reveal!

  My new book, Beauty Sleep, will be out in April 2019 and I’m beyond excited to show you the cover, designed by Usborne’s amazing Will Steele. Laura is frozen for over forty years.¬† When she wakes up, she has¬† new friends to make,¬† a new language to learn, new people to trust. How do…

And the winner is…Bold, Brilliant and Bonkers.

By Kathryn Evans Bold, brilliant and bonkers? Me? Well, maybe, but I think Addy Farmer was talking about my book in this fabulous video of the SCBWI Crystal Kite for Uk and Ireland: And proving that she was probably right about me, this is what I was wearing when I received the award… I know,…

Redbridge Book Award

More of Me has ¬†been shortlisted for a few regional awards which is absolutely lovely. Even lovelier is that you get invited to award ceremonies that are heaps of fun. This week I was in Redbridge ¬†with Teri Terry, Anne Cassidy, Christopher Edge and Peter Bunzl. We were spoiled rotten with an amazing lunch –…

More of Me Lands Stateside!

Earlier this week I received a parcel… Available from 13th June you can order it here, from actual Barnes and Noble in actual America!!! Excited? Me? Errrrm…   YES!

The SCBWI Crystal Kite Award 2017

By Kathryn Evans Sometimes, when you start on a journey, there are certain dreams that seem ridiculously ¬†beyond your reach but you dream them anyway because they just ¬†keep you going.¬†¬†And¬†sometimes, ridiculously, no matter how far beyond your reach they seem, ¬†those dreams can come true.   The Society of Children’s Book writers and Illustrators…

More of Me is One Year Old

By Kathryn Evans I feel like I should have a little birthday tea. One year ago today, my first book was born. After more than 15 years of trying, I became an actual, real life ¬†published author. My debut YA novel More of Me was released by Usborne ¬†to U.K. readers. The birth was celebrated¬†by…