Interesting

Look at these covers for some of the foreign editions of my books! Can you work out which country they’re for?

I wrote a very short guest blog for Caritas care on the importance of representation in children’s books.

https://www.caritascare.org.uk/representation-matters-by-childrens-author-jen-carney/


I had a lovely chat with Nikki Gamble on the JUST IMAGINE podcast. You can catch up here. We talk about the importance of representing adopted children in funny fiction, biscuits, colours and all things BUG!

https://justimagine.co.uk/podcast/jen-carney-the-accidental-diary-of-b-u-g/

Here’s a video I made for the Spark Children’s Book Award. It feels so special to have been short-listed.

Click the image above to view on You Tube

Third Book SISTER ACT – COVER REVEAL!

Second book – BASICALLY FAMOUS – trailer!

Book Trailer courtesy of Puffin

I LOVED taking part in the Puffin Podcast: Mission Imagination

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=54mJX6mKXJ4

I wrote an article for Book Trust on the importance of representing same sex parents in children’s books

https://www.booktrust.org.uk/news-and-features/features/2021/august/looking-for-diverse-and-funny-how-my-kids-spotted-a-big-gap-in-their-childrens-books/


I wrote a guest blog for Books for Topics

https://www.booksfortopics.com/post/guest-post-jen-carney—reeling-in-reluctant-readers


I wrote a guest blog for Toppsta – do you write or draw first?

https://toppsta.com/blog/view/guest-blog-from-jen-carney

I’ve answered lots of questions in some fun interviews! Want to know what my nickname was at school? And why I need to heed my own writing advice? Have a read!


I had a lovely chat with Authorfy – you can hear me read a chapter of The Accidental Diary of B.U.G. here!


Talking to The 2 Mr Ps in a Pod(cast) was great fun. Tune in to the episode here to discover more about The Accidental Diary of B.U.G., listen to the big biscuit debate, and find out what I was like at school!


Why is representation of different families so important in children’s books? Marina Fogle and I discuss this here.