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Buttercup Sunshine and the Zombies of Dooooom

‘This thrilling story has enough comic gory details and humour to appeal to young readers’ Armadillo Magazine enjoys the dark humour of Buttercup Sunshine and the Zombies of Dooooom!

Armadillo Magazine has published a cracking review of junior fiction title Buttercup Sunshine and the Zombies of Doooom by Colin Mulhern in its latest Winter 2018 issue: ‘A story equally dark and funny, this book introduces a character who is feisty, practical and fearless.  Confronted by imminent danger Sunshine reacts with a totally rational approach, which offsets brilliantly the wacky scenario producing laugh-out-loud moments. This thrilling story has enough comic… Read More »‘This thrilling story has enough comic gory details and humour to appeal to young readers’ Armadillo Magazine enjoys the dark humour of Buttercup Sunshine and the Zombies of Dooooom!

Zombie drawing competition winners!

We have some wonderful entries for our Zombie drawing contest to win a copy of new junior fiction title Buttercup Sunshine and the Zombies of Doooom by Colin Mulhern! Here are the amazing winning drawings: Copies on their way to you all! We’d love to hear what you think!

‘The perfect read for Hallowe’en!’ Chrikaru Reads thrills to the quirky, dark humour in Buttercup Sunshine!

Chrikaru Reads, a book review blog by reading teacher Christina, recently enjoyed some giggles and chills with new junior fiction title Buttercup Sunshine and the Zombies of Dooooom by Colin Mulhern: ‘This is the perfect read for Hallowe’en! What I liked: The relationship between Buttercup and her grandmother, a granny as a kick-ass main character, the quirky humour, the illustrations which really add to your enjoyment of the text. Even better… Read More »‘The perfect read for Hallowe’en!’ Chrikaru Reads thrills to the quirky, dark humour in Buttercup Sunshine!

Our very first 5 COFFIN review! Spooky KidLit raves about Buttercup Sunshine!

Jessica Greenfield at Spooky KidLit has just posted a very enthusiastic review for new junior fiction title Buttercup Sunshine and the Zombies of Dooooom by Colin Mulhern: ‘Children of all ages will love this book, with its silly humor, kid-friendly gore, and breathless action. It is uproarious, clever, original, thrilling, and incredibly fun. There’s a wonderful freewheeling sense of absurdity to the book…. Author-illustrator Colin Mulhern’s hilarious drawings and the… Read More »Our very first 5 COFFIN review! Spooky KidLit raves about Buttercup Sunshine!

Five amazing new books out today!

Lovers of quality children’s books will celebrate today with the publication of five new fabulous Maverick titles: Froggy Day by Heather Pindar with illustrations by Barbara Bakos Not Yet a Yeti by Lou Treleaven with illustrations by Tony Neal Lost in London (The Dog Detectives) by Fin and Zoa with illustrations by Monika Suska (new edition – as seen on CBeebies Bedtime Stories read by Sir Elton John!) Buttercup Sunshine… Read More »Five amazing new books out today!

‘A hilarious story that children will love’ What’s Good to Read 5 STAR review for Buttercup Sunshine and the Zombies of Dooooom!

David at What’s Good to Read has just posted a great review for new comedy horror for kids junior fiction title Buttercup Sunshine and the Zombies of Dooooom by Colin Mulhern: ‘The characters have been well written and Buttercup and Granny are a great complement to each other. Buttercup Sunshine and the Zombies of Dooooom is a great introduction to comedy horror for children. While it does feature the undead… Read More »‘A hilarious story that children will love’ What’s Good to Read 5 STAR review for Buttercup Sunshine and the Zombies of Dooooom!

Competition time! Draw a Zombie for a chance to win a copy of Buttercup Sunshine and the Zombies of Doooom!

We’re giving away 5 copies of our new junior fiction title Buttercup Sunshine and the Zombies of Dooom by Colin Mulhern to celebrate its publication next Friday the 28th September! Just draw your most zany scary Zombie or horde of Zombies and either email the picture to val@maverick-arts.co.uk or tweet the picture to @maverickbooks #buttercupsunshine before midnight next Friday the 28th for a chance to win! Entries will be judged… Read More »Competition time! Draw a Zombie for a chance to win a copy of Buttercup Sunshine and the Zombies of Doooom!

Fantastic Friday: 5 fab new books publishing 28th September!

Next Friday the 28th September is set to be a bumper day for those who love original and humorous picture books and exciting junior fiction! We are publishing 3 new picture books: Froggy Day by Heather Pindar with illustrations by Barbara Bakos Not Yet a Yeti by Lou Treleaven with illustrations by Tony Neal Lost in London (The Dog Detectives) by Fin and Zoa with illustrations by Monika Suska (new… Read More »Fantastic Friday: 5 fab new books publishing 28th September!

‘Bursting with zany humour’ Red Reading Hub enjoys some giggles and gruesome chills in Buttercup Sunshine and the Zombies of Dooooom!

We’ve recently had a super review of Buttercup Sunshine and the Zombies of Doooom by Colin Mulhern from Jill at the Red Reading Hub: ‘The story is bursting with zany humour to which the author has added a liberal sprinkling of laugh-inducing line drawings; it’s likely to satisfy those who enjoy their giggles mixed with occasional gruesome chills and that I suspect is a lot of young readers.’ Thanks, Jill.… Read More »‘Bursting with zany humour’ Red Reading Hub enjoys some giggles and gruesome chills in Buttercup Sunshine and the Zombies of Dooooom!

‘Hilarious’ Book Murmuration laughs and shivers through Buttercup Sunshine and the Zombies of Dooooom!

Louise at Book Murmuration enjoyed the laughs and shivers offered by Colin Mulhern’s new junior fiction title Buttercup Sunshine and the Zombies of Dooooom which is publishing on the 28th of September: ‘This is hilarious. Think Scooby-Doo – comedy-horror and a young detective. Every time I saw the zombies I burst out laughing. Sunshine Buttercup (the lovely little girl who happens to be holding a chainsaw) and Granny Fondant are… Read More »‘Hilarious’ Book Murmuration laughs and shivers through Buttercup Sunshine and the Zombies of Dooooom!