Sugum the Dinosaur


This is Sugum the dinosaur a fantastic character created by the pupils of Cloverbank Nursery school in Glasgow in my latest twitter story.

Twitter stories are great fun (and hard work) both for myself and the schools involved. Over the course of a week prior to me visiting the school we create a story …one tweet at a time. I go first and then it’s the school and so on…so by the time I go to the school , usually on a Friday, we finish the story together. During our twitter week I never know what’s going to happen from tweet to tweet. Sometimes I imagine us off in one direction but the kids take off on a different journey from their wonderful imaginations. I draw the pictures on my iPad … and sometimes the pictures aren’t quite a ‘refined’ as I would like …but I can’t hold up the process.  Sugum was in fact the first dinosaur I have drawn!


The first tweet mentioned that Cloverbank Nursery School has a ‘Door to somewhere’ in the garden of their nursery…and this bit is true. They have a fantastic wee bridge and a door which takes the children off on all kinds of adventures. I really enjoyed my time in Cloverbank with the children and their enthusiastic teachers.

Have a listen to how their story sounds .



Also check out their dancing Halloween puppets which were done when their nursery was in full swing Halloween mode!


Christmas Storytelling


If you are  are looking something to enjoy in the run up to Christmas with your 2-6 year olds then JoJo Gnome’s Christmas Storytelling Fun is ideal. The event is being held at Mugdock Country Park just outside Glasgow. Tickets are £5.50 (adults/ children same price) and you can join in stories,smelling quizzes, make snowmen puppets and having them dance in a film with JoJo Gnome. Lots of seasonal fun to be had. The sessions are small (25 people max) …so cosy and fun. Would love to see you there. Tickets can be booked through Mugdock Park.

Christmas stocking fillers

front cover no spine text copy

JoJo Gnome & the Sound Machine is the perfect stocking filler for Christmas…order early to avoid Christmas post!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.