Posts Tagged: Children’s fiction

Hip Hip Hooray! It’s National Poetry Day!

Incase you didn’t know, today is National Poetry Day here in the U.K.! To celebrate this delightful day, I thought I’d share with you a poem that I’d come across recently. This poem featured in the SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators) magazine and is written by Jane Yolen:- THE BEST-SELLING AUTHOR Getcha… Read more »

The Big Butterfly Count And A Wonderful Whimsy Wood Review!

Today marks the start of The Big Butterfly Count here in the U.K.! It runs until August the 12th and was originally launched back in 2010. This project aims to help assess the health of our environment and has rapidly become the world’s biggest survey of butterflies! For more information and to get involved then… Read more »

A Wonderfully Whimsical World Book Week! 😃📚✨

Last week was World Book Week and with it came the 21st World Book Day on Thursday March the 1st 2018, along with freezing cold temperatures and heavy snow fall across the U.K.!   My adorable Whimsy Wood Family characters and I were fortunate to be invited to severally primary schools across England, to lead… Read more »

Wonderful Reviews For ‘Fearne Fairy And The Landing Lesson’!

Well it’s certainly been a wonderfully whimsical week in the world of ‘Whimsy Wood’! This is because a number of wonderful reviews have arrived in my inbox for a few of my ‘Whimsy Wood’ children’s books, which is just marvellous! In particular, there have been two charming reviews for ‘Fearne Fairy And The Landing Lesson’,… Read more »

Enchanting Events In Whimsy Wood During The Jolly Month Of June!

Well, the jolly month of June is almost at an end and what a terrific time it’s been in Whimsy Wood! ‘Dizzy Damselfly’ has thoroughly enjoyed her summer holiday along the banks of Snapdragon Stream this month. She met ‘Bristle Bumblee’ and ‘Dewberry Dragonfly’ while fluttering about the golden ragwort flowers that grow on the… Read more »

A Whimsical Deadline And A Preschool Visit!

Hello there and apologies for my recent absence. I have been a little snowed under with Whimsy Wood Family work for a deadline, which I’m delighted to say that I met with time to spare! Woohoo! The work requested of me was to change all the titles of the 1st 10 Whimsy Wood children’s books… Read more »

A Flurry Of Whimsical Activity!

It’s certainly been a busy few weeks in the wonderful world of Whimsy Wood! ‘Posie Pixie’ and ‘Wibble Woodlouse’ have been practising their lines for the brand new animated TV series, ‘Whimsy Wood Family’, which they’re appearing in!   ‘Dr.Tustle the Tawny Owl’ has been helping the Whimsy Wood choir of young chaffinches to get… Read more »

A Wonderful Review, A Writing Festival And A Fairy Fayre!

The wonderfully chocolatey time that is Easter is just around the corner and what better gift to accompany a child’s Easter egg than a book? Well you’ll be excited to know that Whimsy Wood has its very own Easter book, titled ‘Fearne Fairy And The Chocolate Caterpillar’! We recently received a wonderful review for this… Read more »

Whimsy Wood’s World Book Week And School Library Opening Event!

Last week’s 20th World Book Week was certainly a wonderfully whimsical one for my Whimsy Wood children’s books and I. First of all the Whimsy Wood competition to win signed copies of book 10, ‘Fearne Fairy And The Landing Lesson’, run by the International Writers Inspiring Change (IWIC) foundation, concluded on March the 1st. The… Read more »

It’s Up Up And Away For The Whimsy Wood Series!

This past week or so has seen some wonderful reviews roll in for ‘Fearne Fairy And The Landing Lesson’, book 10 in my ‘Whimsy Wood’ children’s series. One in particular came from Briony, a lady book blogger whose young son ‘L’, has become quite taken with my whimsical stories for 5-8 year olds. Here is… Read more »