Category Archives: Book Chat

Are You Celebrating International Book Giving Day?

11 Feb

This Friday 14th of February is International Book Giving Day. It is a day dedicated to getting new, used and borrowed books in the hands of as many children as possible. Here are three great ideas promoted on the website to … Continue reading

Meet Karen Tyrrell, author of ‘Bailey Beats The Blah’

17 Nov

‘Bailey Beats the Blah’ Giveaways Help Stamp out the BLAH!   This morning, we welcome Karen Tyrrell to Write Away With Me and give you the chance to win a signed Bailey artwork by Illustrator Aaron Peacock and a picture … Continue reading

Your Mountain Is Waiting – So Get On Your Way!

06 May

I’m taking part in an Instagram Challenge over the month of May (mainly as an incentive to discover what Instagram is and why it has captured the attention of all the kids I know, but also because it’s about books. … Continue reading

Day 16 – Nostalgic – The Books of our Childhood

17 Jan

The older I get, the more nostalgic I become. About everything. Some days, a picture or a smell or a conversation, opens the floodgates and lost memories, long buried under the weight of growing up, suddenly float past. These memories … Continue reading

Philip Bell: Capturing Childhood Magic With Picture Books

08 Apr

A warm welcome to Philip Bell, our first guest blogger for 2011. Philip occasionally earns money professionally from writing, but he mostly writes for love. He is the author of the children’s picture book, Jack & Boo’s Bucket of Treasures, … Continue reading