Singing for trees

Aug 16th, 2016 | By

Author Susan Hale talks to us about trees, travelling and her latest book. Tell us a little about yourself. I’m an American settled in the Malvern Hills. My husband and I collect our drinking water from Holy Well and are part of the well dressing festival every Beltane. I grew up in Arizona and California

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Monster Hunter’s Manual by Jessica Penot, sneak preview!

May 21st, 2014 | By

It had taken us three airplane rides to get to Poitiers and I felt completely lost. When we got off this airplane, I felt even more lost. All the signs were in French and no one spoke any English. We wandered this way and that until we found our way to customs. An angry looking

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Relax Kids: The Magic Box by Marneta Viegas

Mar 11th, 2014 | By

A new book from Marneta Viegas bestselling author of Relax Kids: Aladdin’s Magic Carpet and Relax Kids: The Wishing Star. Relax Kids: The Magic Box Social stories are a wonderful way for children to explore learning and mindfulness. Children love to tell stories, role-play stories and teach others what they learn from stories. Research supports

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Excerpt of Jennifer Hanlon’s Début Book, A Shadow’s Tale!

Feb 2nd, 2014 | By

Half-demon Shadow Roth thought she was normal until the arrival of the father she never wanted and the prophecy that turned her life on its head. Prologue Stones scattered under my feet as I scrambled up the mountain. They were getting closer now, closer than ever. The hooves of their mounts clattered on the rocky

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Top Five Animal Characters in children’s fiction

Jan 17th, 2014 | By

My novel, Greta and Boris: A Daring Rescue features a whole cast of clever felines, warring mice, wicked rat kings and chatty migrating birds. I always loved reading stories that featured animals and the natural world as a child. Here are some of my favourite animal characters… Black Beauty No list of animals in books

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Children’s Books that Adults Like to Read

Nov 9th, 2013 | By

I have just downloaded ebook version of the classic children’s book, The Secret Garden, thinking how much I enjoyed reading it as both a child and an adult. Its been a while so I thought I’d enjoy reading it again. This got me thinking to other books that may well be classed as children’s books

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