Monthly Archives: March 2013

Watch this!

I love this youtube clip so much I had to share it with you. It’s about a grandson thanking the person (his grandma)  who read to him as a child and gave him the reading bug.          

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Manchester City Libraries Premier League Reading Stars

I had a busy two days in Manchester this week.  In numbers it goes something like this: Early starts: 2. Alarm set for 05.20. Trains caught: 7 Taxi rides (between venues): 10 Schools visited: 4    Willows Primary, Wythenshawe, Park View Primary, Miles Platting, Cravenwood Primary and Abbott Primary Libraries visited: 2  Withington (meeting Y5 […]


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Take the speed test

Collins, the publisher of my non-fiction title, Here Come the Girls! have devised this fabulous quiz based around the book. It’s great fun – have a go.  Collins is also offering a massive 20% discount off the book all through March because it’s their Book of the Month. Result!             […]

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Exeter, World Book Day and other adventures…

And she’s back!  OK, I’ve been back since last Friday but a girl’s got to get the shopping in and have some blog-free recovery time between events, tha’ nos. I had an exciting two days in Devon last week. Both schools I visited  – Sidmouth College and St Luke’s – were extremely welcoming and author-friendly. […]

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