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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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Kids in the (book) Corner

News today of the top ten most borrowed authors from libraries in 2010 and guess what? Seven out of ten were children’s writers. In your face, Martin Amis! Here’s the Top Ten: 1. James Patterson (US Crime/Thriller) 2. Daisy Meadows of the Rainbow Fairies series such as: Don’t know why I chose that particular one out of […]

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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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