Launch of Can’t Put it Down!

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Exciting news for the world of independent publishers and independently published authors: the launch of Can’t Put it Down! It’s now out there! In my last post I wrote about this wonderful new website, cantputitdown.co.uk, which has been created by Tamara MacFarlane, the founder of Tales on Moon Lane (best children’s bookshop ever), and her… Read more »

Can’t put it down…

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When my children were just starting off at Primary School, the high point of our week was our visit to ‘The Blue Bookshop’, or, to give it its real name Tales on Moon Lane , which was just across the road from the school gates. It was everything that a good children’s bookshop should be: extremely knowledgeable staff,… Read more »

Chapter 89

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Percy took off his parachute and gave Hildegard a hug. ‘It’s not parachuting that I’ve taken up,’ he said. ‘Oh, really? Then what is it?’ Hildegard looked a bit puzzled. ‘I have a new job!’ ‘Oh, really? How amazing!’ exclaimed Hildegard.. ‘Yes,’ said Percy, proudly. ‘In fact, I am now your friendly local travelling storytelling service.’… Read more »

Chapter 88

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Hildegard Avocado had had a lovely day. She had been able to offer the Mini-mice a refuge from the Gloop Lab, the sun was out, the garden was blooming, all sorts of interesting people had turned up for tea and cake, and as far as she could see, all was right with the world. Feeling that her guests would… Read more »