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Previous book news, reviews and events:


IG Live on #KidLitBookBoost with Rashmi Sirdeshpande
20 Jan 2022

Join Joan Lennon and me in conversation with Rashmi Sirdeshpande for a publication day chat on Instagram Live @rashmiwriting. See you there!


Talking History Book of the Month - Love Reading 4 Schools
13 Jan 2022

"A fascinating book to look at historical themes – highly recommended for class and school libraries, and a useful resource for home learning."


Tiger Skin Rug reviewed in The Wall Street Journal
7 Jan 2022

‘With its sensitivity, sincerity and touches of humor, Tiger Skin Rug is an excellent option for both independent readers and family read alouds.’


Talking History in The Sunday Post
2 Jan 2022

A full feature by Patricia-Anne Young on Talking History and the importance of speeches - including my analysis of Obama's Selma speech and an overview of my goals as Author in Residence for The Scottish Book Trust.

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Nonfiction Book of the Month in School Reading List!
1 Jan 2022

"perfect for upper KS2 and KS3 libraries"