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Book Review: Daughters of Time

I’ve been catching up with my reading lately. I have devoured a few books for adults: Kate Atkinson’s award-winning Life After Life, Matt Haig’s brilliant The Humans and Look Me in the Eye by John Robison, a non-fiction title about life with Asperger’s Syndrome. On the Junior Fiction/YA front I enjoyed Rooftoppers by new writer […]

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Book Spine Poetry 2

I’m sorry but I love creating these book spine poems so much. Expect one every few blogs.                         Cool Cool, Silent snow, secret snow, Ghostlands, Wilderness, The sky is everywhere.   About the books: Cool by Michael Morpurgo – moving story about a boy […]

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More lunches with more legends…

*Namedropping alert*  If you read my blog because you like books and children’s authors you are in for a treat. This weekend was the bi-annual meeting of the Scattered Authors’ Society in a top secret location somewhere in the UK (Peterborough).   I had a great time. I’ve been a member of the SAS for over […]

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We’re the Dream Team – a review

  There’s a fab review by children’s writer Adele Geras of  my Girls FC book We’re the Dream Team, Right? on a new review website called awfullybigreview  It’s rare to have a review of a book within a series – usually the first one is reviewed and that’s the last you hear. I’m chuffed Adele, who […]

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Good morning folks…

Happy Monday everyone. Hope you are feeling more like the guy on the left of my photo than the one on the right today!  I took this last week when I was in Old Trafford for the League 1 play-offs. I love the busy feel of the shot, don’t you?  I’m heading off for Manchester […]

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Which football teams do children’s writers support?

As you might have guessed by now, I support Huddersfield Town AFC, as does Patrick (Star Trek) Stewart and David (The Damned United) Peace. Michael Hardcastle MBE, one of the earliest children’s authors to write football stories, is also a Town fan. To be honest – and this is a daring revelation – it would […]

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