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And more reviews!

The Fearsome Beastie is prooving a very popular book to review.  Read some more fantastic reviews below…  – Kim the Book Worm:  Ollie was quite quiet when we read it, but when we got to the end, he yelled AGAIN, AGAIN at the top of his voice, which told me everything I needed to know really.  When we reached the end of the second reading, he wanted to read it… Read More »And more reviews!

Mrs MacCready Bookbag Review!

“It’s a glorious romp of a book in bright, vibrant colours and written in the sort of rhyme which will have you singing along. It stands several readings, even by an adult, because there’s just so much to notice in the illustrations. Look out for the cat who’s obviously wondering if he’s going to end up on the plate at some point! Forget all about whether we should be making… Read More »Mrs MacCready Bookbag Review!

Another Good Review for Fearsome Beastie

“Well, The Fearsome Beastie. This book started off a bit scary but it rhymed well (so important) and I’m used to story books, so I settled in my chair . After scaring the children The Fearsome Beasite started to cry because he had no one to play with. Ahh, I thought just my cup of tea, children should include everyone not be put off because they look different. But NO!… Read More »Another Good Review for Fearsome Beastie

Maverick Books To Sell in Australia

Maverick Children’s Books in the UK has chosen Alpa Books to represent them in Australia. The books will be distributed by Macmillan from the beginning of August. Maverick was launched in 2009 and has been slowly building its title list of children’s books – they now have 22 titles in publication. The partnership will see some of Maverick’s flagship titles being tested in the Australian market. Andrew Easton, MD of… Read More »Maverick Books To Sell in Australia

Beastie Book Reviews

Well here at Maverick we can barely keep up with all the fantastic reviews coming in for Giles Paley-Phillips’ The Fearsome Beastie! So here are a select few from the last few days…                   —————————————————————————————————————-    Dayton Book Examiner – “When I first saw the cover…it brought to mind my childhood memories of telling creepy stories around the campfire. When I was… Read More »Beastie Book Reviews

Sonny the Sea Tractor Sees Stars

Loretta’s book ‘Sonny the Sea Tractor’ has been seeing lots of stars on the Amazon website. There are 12 reviews and all are 5* reviews! Here’s a few of the comments… . . .  -Asolutely Wonderful! -A charming read that captivated both my kids -Sonny the Sea Tractor..A must buy book!!!, -Great childrens book -This book is fantastic! -My nephew’s favourite book…EVER!!!!, -This Book is a real page turner! -This… Read More »Sonny the Sea Tractor Sees Stars

We would like to introduce you to…

A little bit ahead of schedule, our five new titles are now hitting the shelves today! And, for a small, independent children’s publisher like ourselves, this is a pretty big deal. We care passionately about our authors and producing high-quality picture books that children are going to enjoy for generations to come, and we are very proud of our new titles. To celebrate we will be introducing each of our… Read More »We would like to introduce you to…

Fearsome Beastie in the Primary Times

The fearsome beastie is searching for something to eat and the children are at the top of the menu. Will they be fooled by the fearsome beastie and his clever tricks? The Fearsome Beastie is a brand new title by poet Giles Paley-Phillips. Written in rhyme, this story is reminiscent of the cautionary fairy tales of the past but with a happy ending! Primary Times love this book, it is… Read More »Fearsome Beastie in the Primary Times

Dog Detectives Tour in the Bookseller

All systems go in the office, gearing up for the publication of five new books plus organising the Dog Detectives Tour – where authors Fin & Zoa are crossing the pond to do a bicycle tour around England, with their dogs Jack and Poco Loco (stars of the Dog Detectives series!). So to start the ball rolling, the Bookseller has published an article on the tour… Ok, so the tour… Read More »Dog Detectives Tour in the Bookseller