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You’re a Big Bear Now, Winston Brown!

I thought of the idea for this book while I was sitting in a supermarket cafe on the way home from work. I’ve always thought that Goldilocks was just the kind of person you didn’t want coming into your house. 

I really love the pictures that Selina Young did for this book. I especially like the bears’ jumpers. People often ask me if I choose my own illustrators. It doesn’t usually work that way. Mostly the writer sends the text to the publisher and then they find an illustrator. I think I was very lucky with this book.

Selina Young died in 2006.