Posts Tagged: children’s literature

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 »

After An Inspiring Author Visit Packed To The Rafters With Whimsical Fun?

You are? Oh goody! Then you’ve come to the right place because Whimsy Wood’s award-winning children’s author, Sarah Hill, is just the pocket-sized person for your school, library or nursery visit!   Sarah is regularly invited to visit primary schools, nurseries and libraries across the UK. She is very flexible and will work out a… 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 »

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 »

The ‘Whimsy Wood Family’, A New Whimsy Wood Brand!

Soooo, finally I can let you in on a little bit of Whimsy Wood’s ginormous secret! The Whimsy Wood children’s books are to become a brand new animated children’s TV series and brand. It really is beyond exciting and I can barely get my head around it!   There has been a huge amount of… 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 »

March Winds And April Showers Bring Forth May Flowers!

While the wind is blowing a gale outside and the rain is pitter-pattering down the window pane, I’m trying to remain positive and think about that well known saying above of ‘March winds and April showers bring forth May flowers’! If it all gets a bit much, I might have to adopt Fearne Fairy’s thinking… Read more »