Reach For The Stars – In Conversation with James Mayhew


Author and illustrator James Mayhew’s books have that rare quality of making classical art accessible and relevant to a young audience.  His best-selling series about Katie introduces children to some of the world’s most iconic paintings and their creators.  His newer project, Ella Bella Ballerina, opens a door on to the exciting world of classical ballet.

James has a new book out today.  pirottablog will be reviewing it for the ABBA website on the 12th of August. Meanwhile, we thought we’d help James celebrate by doing our blog’s very first author interview.  Luckily for us, he agreed to take time out of his hectic schedule to answer a few questions.

James, congratulations on your publication day. What is KATIE AND THE STARRY NIGHT about?

Thanks Saviour! It’s about Katie’s adventures in a gallery full of Van Gogh paintings. She can’t resist the Starry Night picture – and goes right into…

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