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the cautionary tale of the childe of hale

‘Icing on the Cake’ for ‘Unicorn’

  Lovely to see such a fun cake inspired by Rachel Lyon’s new children’s book, ” I Wish I’d Been Born a Unicorn” which is fast becoming a children’s favourite. To see more about Rachel, please visit her blog page here. To buy Rachel’s lovely book on Amazon please click here. Enjoy.

Childe of Hale is Awarded Bizzie Baby Silver Award.

We’re very pleased to hear that The Cautionary Tale of the Childe of Hale by super talented author, Rachel Lyon, has won a Bizzie Baby Silver Award. Click here to read some lovely reviews of the book and for a link to Amazon if you want to see what all the fuss is about! Child of Hale is a thought provoking, enchanting and beautifully illustrated tale about appreciating what we… Read More »Childe of Hale is Awarded Bizzie Baby Silver Award.

Events with Author Rachel Lyon

    Coming up in December. Look out for Rachel Lyon reading and signing her new book ‘ The Cautionary Tale of the Childe of Hale‘ short listed for The Heart Of Hawick Book Award. Everyone Welcome

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

Reviews for our new books

  Good to see so many reviews coming in for our two new books. READ IT DADDY, Please click here MY MILLS BABY, Please click here BOOK HAPPY, Please click here LOVE READING4 KIDS Please click here BOOM Magazine, Please click here PRIMARY TIMES, Please click here AMAZON for The Cautionary Tale of The Chide Of Hale, Please click here AMAZON for Tabitha Posy Was Ever So Nosy, Please click… Read More »Reviews for our new books

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