Dino Wars

5 STAR REVIEW ‘A fun story that I loved reading’ What’s Good to Read can’t wait for more Dino Wars!

David at What’s Good to Read gave Dino Wars: Rise of the Raptors by Dan Metcalf with illustrations by Aaron Blecha a whopping 5 STARS in a recent review: ‘This is a fun story that I loved reading, and so will children (age 7 years +) will thoroughly enjoy. I can wait for the next instalment to continue the adventure. Dan Metcalf has written the book in a fun style, some of… Read More »5 STAR REVIEW ‘A fun story that I loved reading’ What’s Good to Read can’t wait for more Dino Wars!

‘I was impressed by how suited this was to younger middle-grade readers’ Book Murmuration reviews our new junior fiction!

Louise at Book Murmuration has just posted two lovely reviews for our new junior fiction titles: Arlo, Mrs Ogg and the Dinosaur Zoo by Alice Hemming with illustrations by Kathryn Durst: ‘A lovely chapter book which reminded me of Mr Majeika. A class of children comes together under the leadership of a less-than-normal teacher. This will be popular with children who dream of having an adventure instead of an ordinary school… Read More »‘I was impressed by how suited this was to younger middle-grade readers’ Book Murmuration reviews our new junior fiction!

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!

Dino Wars Schools Giveaway Winners Announced!

We are delighted to announce the winners of the Dino Wars schools giveaway! The following schools have been sent 30 copies of the new Dino Wars: Rise of the Raptors by Dan Metcalf with illustrations by Aaron Blecha so that they can do a whole class review. Congratulations to all our winners and we can’t wait to read the reviews… Watch this space! Tavistock Community Primary and Nursery School, Devon… Read More »Dino Wars Schools Giveaway Winners Announced!

‘Super-original and humorous’ Books for Topics reviews our three new junior fiction titles!

Books for Topics just posted some cracking reviews for our three new junior fiction titles: Homework on Pluto by Lou Treleaven: ‘A fun chapter book on the theme of space, that suitably fills the chasm between this topic’s many great picture books and those middle grade novels pitched at older readers.  Readers will delight in the way in which the story unfolds with skilful humour and creativity, as the imagined… Read More »‘Super-original and humorous’ Books for Topics reviews our three new junior fiction titles!

Copies of the new Dino Wars: Rise of the Raptors up for grabs! Nominate your favourite class now!

Attention classes and schools who love to read and review new books: We are offering 30 free copies of Dino Wars: Rise of the Raptors publishing next week to a couple of schools for a whole class review of the book! Interested? If you would like to nominate a class/school please do get in touch! Email val@maverick-arts.co.uk to give us details of your nomination with a short statement of why… Read More »Copies of the new Dino Wars: Rise of the Raptors up for grabs! Nominate your favourite class now!

‘Great book for any dinosaur-mad 7+ year olds who like a bit of adventure’ Chrikaru Reads reviews Dino Wars!

Chrikaru Reads has just posted a great review for Dino Wars: Rise of the Raptors by Dan Metcalf with illustrations by Aaron Blecha: ‘This would be a great book for any dinosaur-mad 7+ year olds who like a bit of adventure with some minor peril and a great sense of humour. What I liked: Dag and Adam’s friendship, the determination of their group as they face and overcome obstacles. Dinosaurs are… Read More »‘Great book for any dinosaur-mad 7+ year olds who like a bit of adventure’ Chrikaru Reads reviews Dino Wars!

Fab new trailer on YouTube for Dino Wars publishing 28th April!

Have you seen the new trailer for Dino Wars: Rise of the Raptors by Dan Metcalf with illustrations by Aaron Blecha? Have a look here What is there not to love about talking dinosaurs? It’s exactly the sort of adventure I had always wished I could go on as a kid! Dino Wars is not only pre-hysterical, it’s a thrilling romp through the future! Andy Briggs, author of Hero.com, Tarzan… Read More »Fab new trailer on YouTube for Dino Wars publishing 28th April!

Daydreaming Author Brings Dinosaurs Back from Extinction: Dan Metcalf talks to Devon Live!

The local news website for Devon Devon Live has posted a great piece about Crediton based author Dan Metcalf and his new series Dino Wars with the first book Rise of the Raptors launching in April. “This is a fast-moving, action-packed story will appeal to both boys and girls, in fact anyone who has a sense of adventure. Many a young adventurer would be put off and turn tail at… Read More »Daydreaming Author Brings Dinosaurs Back from Extinction: Dan Metcalf talks to Devon Live!