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Charlotte and Daddy read Horace and Hattiepillar!

Charlotte and her Dad Phil are the dynamic duo who review books on the popular children’s review site Read it Daddy! Here’s what they said about Horace and Hattiepillar: “Can you describe hedgehogs as cuddly? Horace and Hattie the Hedgehugs are definitely our two fave spiny little creatures and they’re back for a second outing in Horace and Hattiepillar. A delightful and whimsical tale from Lucy and Steve, following the life… Read More »Charlotte and Daddy read Horace and Hattiepillar!

Love Reading 4 Kids Loved reading our books!

We’ve had some short and sweet reviews for our some of our latest books from Love Reading 4 Kids and they’ve included a little piece from our editor Kim as well! Horace and Hattiepillar “This charming little story works as an introduction to the life cycle of the butterfly but is also a sweet and inspiring story about the natural world, and about friendship.” Kim on Horace and Hattiepilllar: “Everyone at Maverick… Read More »Love Reading 4 Kids Loved reading our books!

George Gets a Gold Star of a Review!

A Gold Star for George by Alice Hemming has received an excellent review from the popular book review site – The Book Bag. Zoe Page reviewed the second George the Giraffe and Friends book and gave the lovely George 4 and a half beautiful gold stars! “George the Giraffe is a lovable chappie, that much is evident from the start. He’s smart too, both in brains and attire (spotted bow tie… Read More »George Gets a Gold Star of a Review!

Horace and Hattiepillar review on My Book Corner

Horace and Hattiepillar has received another great review, this time from Emma at My Book Corner – a lovely review site for children’s picture books. Steve Wilson’s gentle narrative tells how the friends go about ‘munching’ and ‘crunching’ in their bid to turn into ‘something beautiful, colourful and wonderful too.’ There’s a wonderful pace to his writing, which glides gently along whilst celebrating the innocence and friendship of his lovable characters. Lucy… Read More »Horace and Hattiepillar review on My Book Corner

Smashing reviews from Parents in Touch

Parents in Touch have reviewed our latest books and have given them rave reviews! First of all they had some wonderful things to say about us: “Maverick Publishing publish some of the best children’s picture books and I always look forward to reviewing them; the story lines are always strong and the illustrations excellent.”  Thank you very much indeed! One of our priorities at Maverick is to publish stories of… Read More »Smashing reviews from Parents in Touch

Give away opportunity!

One of our Maverick reviewers is giving you the chance to win one of our May books in a give away! Jenna at Chic Geek Diary, is running not only one competition, but two! You can enter on her blog or on Facebook. Make sure you leave a comment saying which book you would like to win. It’s a tough choice, so give it a lot of thought! She also wrote… Read More »Give away opportunity!

Lancashire Evening Post: Bewitching pigs, rhyming robots and a riotous rhino with Maverick

Pam Norfolk at Lancashire Evening Post has reviewed our latest releases! ‘Maverick is making a name for itself as a champion of new talent in the picture book market and with an expanding stable of imaginative authors and gifted illustrators, this small outfit is galloping into the big time.’ Read the whole review here. Daniel O’Dowd Was Ever So Loud by Julie Fulton (buy here) “This is a delightful little… Read More »Lancashire Evening Post: Bewitching pigs, rhyming robots and a riotous rhino with Maverick

Nothing but Good Things!

Parents in Touch has reviewed Maverick’s January books and has only good things to say! We love receiving great reviews and these ones are just fantastic especially as the books are now available to buy online and in your local stores! Daniel O’Dowd was ever so Loud by Julie Fulton (buy here) “If you want a series of wonderful books which are perfect – and great fun – to read aloud,… Read More »Nothing but Good Things!

I Wish I’d been born a Unicorn reviewed in the Onion Magazine

The January 2015 issue of the Onion Magazine includes a fantastic review for I Wish I’d been Born a Unicorn, written by Rachel Lyon. “A charming story for young children (2 and upwards) with rhyming verse, which scans nicely, has delightful illustrations and a happy ending.” This is just one of many great reviews for I Wish I’d been Born a Unicorn and we look forward to many more to come! The… Read More »I Wish I’d been born a Unicorn reviewed in the Onion Magazine

Ickle Pickle reviews Maverick’s books!

Ickle Pickle’s Life, a blog written from the point of view of two year old Pickle, has reviewed our latest books! Pickle read Hedgehugs, Yuck! said the Yak, A Scarf and a Half, and I Wish I’d been born a Unicorn. Hedgehugs was by far Pickle’s favourite book and he even offered a generous give away, meaning one lucky person won a copy of the adorable Hedgehugs! I wish I’d… Read More »Ickle Pickle reviews Maverick’s books!