Sports lovers’ fiction: 10 great sports books for kids
Posted on Saturday, June 20, 2020
We are asked all the time for book recommendations for kids who love sport. If your youngsters, like mine, are missing their usual sports clubs, teams and activities during lockdown, why not try quenching their sporty thirst with some of these fiction books for sport-loving kids?
An interview with Samantha Baines, author of Harriet Versus the Galaxy
Posted on Tuesday, June 9, 2020
The book we sent our subscribers this month tells the hilarious and heartfelt story of Harriet whose hearing aid helps her understand aliens from across the universe. We were lucky enough to interview author Samantha Baines, who told us how her own experience of hearing loss inspired Harriet and which planet she’d most like to visit.
Author interview with Emily Snape, creator of Fergus the Furball
Posted on Monday, May 18, 2020
This month we sent our Parakeet subscribers the laugh-out-loud story of Daniel and his brother Fergus – who he accidentally turns into a guinea pig! We were thrilled to hear from author and illustrator Emily Snape about why she loves writing for children and how her own two sons inspired the book.
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