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Rachel at the Carnival at Hale

This week end in the village of Hale, author Rachel Lyon will be promoting and selling her delightful book, The Cautionary Tale of the Childe of Hale, at the village Carnival. Visitors will be able to buy a signed copy of the book also available on Amazon.  Pictured here is Rachel outside the cottage that  John Middleton lived in from 1580. John was measured at 9ft 3″ tall and slept… Read More »Rachel at the Carnival at Hale

Hayley from Home Review The Childe of Hale

This lovely book tells the story of the Child of Hale accompanied by some beautiful illustrations. I love this interpretation as it is most definitely, ‘A Cautionary Tale’ and has a good moral message; as all good fables should. The Childe is whisked away from his home by the king for his queen and lives in splendour, but it is too good to be true and he realises what truly matters to him. To read the full review please click… Read More »Hayley from Home Review The Childe of Hale

The Cottage at Hale

Here is the actual cottage at Hale near Liverpool that gentle giant , John Middleton lived  in (1578–1623). Pictured here in he village is author Rachel Lyon holding a mock up of the book due to be published next February. The cottage is being renovated and will be available for  hire next year. We certainly will book a week end for us here at Maverick. Followers of the Childe of… Read More »The Cottage at Hale