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Please Bear Reviews

Review by Debbie Ludford (@debbieludford) – – “Published on beautiful paper that makes turning the pages a pleasure…Read this book to a small selection of 6 year olds and hope fully instilled a little of the importance of the use of good manners…All the Bears bring talking points to the book and the children started to say that the bears shouldn’t scream or moan and that it is in fact… Read More »Please Bear Reviews

Armadillo: Words and Pictures

It isn’t often that our books are reviewed alongside each other…So when Please Bear’s Birthday (our only pre-school book) was put against Mrs MacCready and the Fearsome Beastie it didn’t bode well. Words such as “overtly moralistic” were mentioned once or twice in reference to Please Bear’s Birthday, but this does not deter us, as the old fashioned values actually make this series popular with grandparents (the first book sold out of… Read More »Armadillo: Words and Pictures

Lost In London – Reviewed by ‘Book Reviews for Mums’

“Dog Detectives – Lost in London is such a fab book, it is the story of some ravens playing hide and seek and going missing! Everyone is worried for London for if the ravens go missing the kingdom could crumble according to legend. Good job the dog detectives get on the case.  This is a delightful story of two dogs searching for the missing ravens. Their search takes them all… Read More »Lost In London – Reviewed by ‘Book Reviews for Mums’

Four Little Pigs App Reviewed!

“This funny app for iPad is more than an ebook (or e-story), it’s an interactive application that allows you to touch the illustrations. It’s also an audio book because if you don’t want to read it by yourself you can listen to it narrated by a professional narrator. The app includes 2 surprises for you: a puzzle game….and a “connect the dots” game” To read the whole review, click here.… Read More »Four Little Pigs App Reviewed!

Dog Detectives Gift Set Review!

Fantastic Review for the Dog Detectives Gift Set  from Our Book Reviews Online. Reviewed by The Mole  This is a gift set of 3 Dog Detective Books The Dog Detectives are Detective Jack and Deputy Poco Loco and each story sees them in a different part of the world doing their bit to save the day. With each page being a full colour picture that is bright and cheerful and with… Read More »Dog Detectives Gift Set Review!

Giles Paley-Phillips on the Radio!

Author of the Fearsome Beastie, Giles Paley-Phillips was recently invited to do an interview on Radio Sovereign. To hear his interview click the icon below…

Maverick Author Made Patron of ‘Family Support Work’ Charity

Giles Paley-Phillips, author of the Fearsome Beastie, has recently been made a patron for the FSW (Family Support Work), which is a fantastic charity that helps families across Giles’ home county of Sussex. If you want to find out more please visit their website by clicking here

BookBabblers Reviewers Recommend Maverick Books

Two great reviews came up over the weekend from BookBabblers.  One for the Fearsome Beastie and the other for Please Bear’s Birthday. The Fearsome Beastie – reviewed by Wendy “…A useful message for children to be wary of friendly talking strangers…The illustrations in this book are colourful and cartoonish depicting a spooky beastie and children with frightened faces in a fun sort of way. This artwork does a wonderful job… Read More »BookBabblers Reviewers Recommend Maverick Books