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DINO-MITE DINO WARS author events take over Devon!

Dan Metcalf will be very busy this month across Devon launching his new book Dino Wars: Rise of the Raptors at several dino-tastic events involving readings, games, activities, fun, book signings … and Dinosaurs!: Dorchester Dinosaur Museum Tuesday May 29th, 11am and 2pm (each events lasts 45 minutes) No need to book – just turn up! Waterstones Barnstaple Wednesday May 30th, 11am-12pm Just turn up! Torquay’s Dinosaur World Wednesday May… Read More »DINO-MITE DINO WARS author events take over Devon!

Jungle sing alongs with Tracy Gunaratnam!

Earlier today, Tracy Gunaratnam visited Waterstones in Croydon to share her story Preposterous Rhinoceros. Starting things off with a jungle sing along (is there any other way to start a party?), Tracy got the children very excited about joining P. Rhino in his jungle world. They then played a Hairy Scary Guessing Game before hearing the hilarious and touching story of Preposterous Rhinoceros.  Afterwards the children got to colour in… Read More »Jungle sing alongs with Tracy Gunaratnam!

Ain’t no party like a pirate digger party!

In celebration of her new book Pirates Don’t Drive Diggers, Alex English will be hosting a pirate party at Waterstones in Redhill on Saturday 30th May. The party will be at 11am-1pm. Alex will read her new story and will sign books as well as leading some pirate and digger themed activities! Pop along and say ‘Arrr me hearties!’

A preposterously good event!

Tracy Gunaratnam will be reading her wonderfully funny story Preposterous Rhinoceros at Waterstones in Croydon on Friday 29th May! Waterstones has put together this fantastic window display to advertise Tracy’s event and we think it looks rather smashing!   Preposterous Rhinocoeros is an equally hilarious and touching tale of a silly rhinoceros who decides to learn to read with disastrous results. Eventually he gets the right idea and with a bit of… Read More »A preposterously good event!

Amanda Brandon’s mural and a half!

Amanda Brandon, author of ‘A Scarf and a Half‘, visited Jacqson Diego Story Emporium to create the biggest scarf mural the world has ever seen! Amanda read the story of Little Lionel and his Granny to the children and then they enjoyed plenty of fun scarf and knitting related activities! Amanda said that the children most enjoyed seeing just how many people could be wrapped in ‘Granny Mutton’s scarf –… Read More »Amanda Brandon’s mural and a half!

A Scarf and a Half is knitting up a storm!

Amanda Brandon’s book A Scarf and a Half has earned high praise this week. In anticipation of her book event with them later this month, Jacqson Diego Story Emporium in Westcliff on Sea, has named A Scarf and a Half ‘one of the best picture books of the year.’ Amanda Brandon will be visiting the Story Emporium on Saturday 31st January. She will do a reading and join in with… Read More »A Scarf and a Half is knitting up a storm!