A massive round of applause to all of the school librarians who made Book Week rock. Far from being the buttoned-up noise-Nazis that we’ve come to expect, the librarians I’ve encountered love to see kids excited about reading, and they’ll happily put on a costume, throw a parade and lure authors away from their desks toContinue reading “Book Week stories”
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How to motivate reluctant readers
Has there ever been a better time to be a young book lover? The diversity and volume of children’s books is staggering. There is something in print for every reading level and every possible interest, cleverly illustrated and packaged inside an inviting cover. Yet, a lot of children approach reading with the same enthusiasm asContinue reading “How to motivate reluctant readers”
How’s my front cover in this?
There’s a theory that book sales are proportional to the number of teeth on the front cover. With this theory in mind my publisher, Paul Collins, of Ford Street Publishing, enlisted the talented Marc McBride to do the artwork for the Hazard River series. Marc, who is famous for the Deltora Quest illustrations, is notContinue reading “How’s my front cover in this?”
Non-stop action at Hazard River
Get set for more action at Hazard River with Bat Attack and Tiger Terror. The stories are action-packed fun for readers aged 8+, published by Ford Street Publishing. The freaky front covers are done by super-talented illustrator, Marc McBride. The HAZARD RIVER series: Holidays are normally fun – right? But when Jack Wilde and his friends visitContinue reading “Non-stop action at Hazard River”