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Barnes KidsLitfest, Secret Lake sequel flip-book, audiobook news, more…

Hello from London where midsummer is truly upon us. How time flies! It’s three months since the launch of Return to the Secret Lake and I wanted to give you a quick update post-launch, along with news of my event at Barnes … Continue reading

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⭐ Book Launch ⭐ Return to the Secret Lake 📚 🚣

I’m thrilled to announce that Return to the Secret Lake is now out and available to order after many many requests from readers over the years! In this page-turning sequel to The Secret Lake we see Lucy come forward in time in … Continue reading

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The Secret Lake sequel 📚 | Christmas gift ideas | more! 🎄

Hello from a cold and crisp London, where the Christmas season is upon us. I hope your holiday season plans are well underway and that you’re all staying safe. The Secret Lake: Sequel 😊 After much plotting and planning, and … Continue reading

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November update 🍂 : Free audiobook codes, online author events, more…

Hello from a cold and crisp London where, like everyone, we were uplifted by news of progress on a Covid-19 vaccine yesterday. What a great end to a very eventful seven days! Here in England we’ve just gone into lockdown … Continue reading

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The Christmas Tree Wish – Coming Soon!

Happy Autumn, all! The nights are slowly drawing in here in London and it will be Halloween before we know it, followed by the big rush up to the holiday season. As I write we’re still 85 days away from … Continue reading

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The rhyme and the reason: confessions of a picture book author

It’s a well-known fact that we authors spend a lot of time alone, dreaming up and crafting our stories, discarding some and holding on to a golden few. If the idea takes off, we then spend many more hours, days … Continue reading

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Festivals, book offers, hedgehogs and more – why I love May!

We’re at the start of the first of two Bank Holiday long weekends this month in the UK  — guaranteed to make the nation smile, come rain or shine! However, there are a couple of other reasons why I especially … Continue reading

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From rejection to bestseller – the magical story of The Secret Lake…

>> CLICK OR TAP HERE TO ORDER THE SECRET LAKE ON AMAZON IN YOUR COUNTRY << The Story of The Secret Lake They say the best things come to those who wait: it’s seven years this month since I published my time … Continue reading

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Foxes & Hedgehogs, The Secret Lake & the World Cup

Hello from London We’ve all been enjoying the sunshine today – I hope it’s shining where you are! It’s been a while since I’ve posted here – life is always so busy, what with new books to get out, school … Continue reading

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The Secret Lake – live video from Isabella

Hello from London – I hope you all had a great Easter break.  Our one-off heatwave in early April seems a distant memory now, but the sun is trying to break through again today, and the magical woodland that inspired … Continue reading

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