Authors Online Profile

Siân Pattenden | Author & Illustrator

Sian Pattenden is an author and illustrator. She has written three books in the THE AWFUL TALE OF AGATHA BILKE series as well as THE MAGICAL PEPPERS series. Her virtual author visits are perfect for KS2 pupils and can include advice and tips for children on both writing and illustrating their own work.

Online Introduction

What I can do for you

  • Step by step instructions/advice on illustrating characters, from superheroes, animals to school-age children
  • Step by step guide to making a story from a central character going from the everyday into the extraordinary world – using the Ancient Methods(TM) of Greek story narrative – the type we see in books from Harry Potter to Jacqueline Wilson. Esp. enjoy the character’s fatal flaw!
  • How our brains are wired to form stories about our surroundings and our experience from looking around us in everyday situations… to character creation.

Examples of my online work

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