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“Galloping into the big time!” Reviews for our latest books from Pam Norfolk

The lovely Pam, who writes for the Lancashire Evening Post, has written some reviews for our latest books! Not Enough for Queen Fluff “This new rhyming extravaganza, brought to life by Catalina Echeverri’s gloriously detailed and characterful illustrations, sees the born ‘poetess’ on top form […] Lyon works her trademark magic in a story bursting with rhyme, some sound common sense and plenty of giggles as the bunnies fill their burrows… Read More »“Galloping into the big time!” Reviews for our latest books from Pam Norfolk

Pre-order the latest Maverick Books today!

Maverick will be publishing 5 new titles in January and you can pre-order your copies today! Daniel O’Dowd was ever so Loud – Julie Fulton. Pre-order here. This is the fourth book in the Ever So series by Julie Fulton. Julie’s rhymes are original and fun, making the Ever So series books a joy to read for both children and parents. Daniel O’Dowd has a very loud voice and annoys… Read More »Pre-order the latest Maverick Books today!

I Wish I’d Been Born a Unicorn featured in Teach Nursery’s Book Club!

Rachel Lyon’s second book I Wish I’d Been Born a Unicorn is proving to be very popular! Teach Nursery has featured it in their Book Shelf section this month! “Lyon’s bouncy verses are a pleasure to read aloud, and beautifully complemented by Andrea Ringli’s bold, affectionate illustrations.” Teach Nursey praised I Wish I’d been born a Unicorn for it’s endearing and relatable tale about wanting to make new friends and… Read More »I Wish I’d Been Born a Unicorn featured in Teach Nursery’s Book Club!

Madhouse Family Reviews

Many thanks to one of our favourite  book review sites; Madhouse Family Reviews. The way they review each book gives the viewer a very good feel and is extremely helpful to many parents/ grandparents/friends looking for the very best books to buy for children. Please click on each link for the full review or to buy on Amazon. A Scarf and a Half –  the full review here to buy… Read More »Madhouse Family Reviews

Parents in Touch- latest reviews for Maverick Books

“Maverick Books are bringing out some wonderful picture books which really engage children, both through the excellent story telling and through the wonderfully matched illustrations”   Yuck Said the Yak by Alex English                  I Wish I’d Been Born a Unicorn by Rachel Lyon A Scarf and a Half by Amanda Brandon        Bibble and the Bubbles by Alice Hemming To… Read More »Parents in Touch- latest reviews for Maverick Books

Reviews for “Yuck said the Yak”

                    Five Stars on amazon from  BD Metcalf “Dan Metcalf” (UK) A real treat!, 29 Sep 2014 “The story is a treat too, and tells the tale of a Yak (yes, Yak) who comes to stay. Alfie is the perfect host, and offers all manner of refreshments, to which the Yak says YUCK!” To read all the reviews for Yuck said… Read More »Reviews for “Yuck said the Yak”

The Bookbag – Review, ‘A Scarf and a Half’

Amanda Brandon’s first children’s picture book,  fantastically illustrated by Catalina Echeverri, reviewed by The Bookbag. To read the whole review please click here. “There are plenty of touches which help this, not only the humour, but also moments like Clickety click…Flicked needles… which utilise sounds within the text, making it a punchy, noisy book to read.” To buy on Amazon please click here.

‘Book of the Month”I Wish I’d been Born a Unicorn’ at the Book Centre, Ireland

We are all extremely pleased that Rachel Lyon’s second rhyming picure book has been selected as ‘Book of the Month’ for the Irish Book Centre Bookchain. Rachel is one of our most talented rhyming authors here at Maverick and we are sure that children are going to enjoy the antics of ‘Mucky’ Please look out for this lovely book in all good bookshops and on line.  Enjoy.

Four Stars for Yuck! said the Yak!

Yuck! said the Yak is starting to make a name for itself over at The Book Bag. “Overall, a lovely little book which I’m sure will be a popular staple in library stock before long and which should entertain kids well.” To read the full review click here . To buy on Amazon click here.

Book Party at the Square Pig and Pen

Fantastic to see authors enjoying themselves at the Maverick book party.   Presentations were made to; Lucy Tapper and Steve Wilson for their ‘Hedgehugs’ Book, ‘Hedgehugs’  Family Organiser and ‘Hedgehugs’ 2015 wall calendar. Steve Howson for his book, ‘Hocus Pocus Diplodocus’ Rachel Lyon for her second rhyming book ‘I Wish I’d Been Born a Unicorn’ Amanda Brandon for her first book ‘A Scarf and a Half’ Alice Hemming for her… Read More »Book Party at the Square Pig and Pen