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World Book Day 2015

I spent World Book Day in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, again this year supporting the Town Foundation charity. The charity was founded by Huddersfield Town FC’s Chairman, Dean Hoyle, and raises money to run breakfast clubs in some of Kirklees’ more deprived areas. I … Continue reading

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World Book Day – Huddersfield here I come!

I’ve got a school visit with a difference for World Book Day this year. I’m a prize! As you may recall, I was invited to be a patron of the Huddersfield Town Foundation back in October. iphone x case butterfly … Continue reading

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World Book Day part 2: questions from Hillside Primary

Note to self: Stop setting challenges where you promise to give a book as a reward to anyone who meets that challenge. Either that or face bankruptcy. ‘I’ll give away a copy of ‘Football Mad’ to anyone who asks a … Continue reading

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Meet Huddersfield Town Foundation’s newest patron – me!

OK. So what have the following people got in common?               Ed Clancy, Olympic gold medallist (cycling)               Andrew Gale (captain of Yorkshire Cricket Club)       … Continue reading

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Chippy Friday!

I spent Friday at Ysgol Esgob Morgan, the primary school in St Asaph where I’m patron of reading. I chose the right day – it was ‘Chippy Friday’ where the children get chips in a paper bag like in a … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Challenge 2: Sutton-on-Trent Primary School

Now here’s a school close to my heart; Sutton-on-Trent Primary School in Nottinghamshire. Sutton-on-Trent was the last school I taught at before turning to writing full-time. I have fond memories of teaching there but I knew my time was up … Continue reading

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We’re on our way to Wembley…

Forget the Champions League and EURO2012. There’s only one big football match this season and it’s Huddersfield Town versus Sheffield United at Wembley on May 26th. Whoever wins will be promoted to the Championship in the npower League. That’s only one … Continue reading

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Ysgol Esgob Morgan: a school visit with a difference

Guess what? I’ve been chosen as Ysgol Esgob Morgan’s Patron of Reading. How absolutely awesome and fandabbydozy is that?  I reckon this is my greatest honour yet and I’ve been nominated for the Carnegie Medal, don’t you know (Simone’s Letters). … Continue reading

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PLR – keeping writers solvent since 1979

  There are a lot of happy writers about at the moment. Last week the statements for PLR were issued. PLR (Public Lending Rights) is a body that collect details of how many books have been borrowed from a selected … Continue reading

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There was only one Danny Ogle…

What do you want first, the good news or the bad news?  OK, let’s do the bad news and get it over with. Another one of my titles, There’s Only One Danny Ogle, has been POOPed (put out of print).  … Continue reading

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