Best Book Reviews

Best Book Reviews

Lots of reading over the summer has produced some great book reviews from children. Here are the top 3! Hetty Feather – Written by Jacqueline Wilson Hetty Feather is a Victorian Foundling fostered by John and Peg Cotton, she teases Saul, takes care of Gideon and...
Great Summer Reads for Children

Great Summer Reads for Children

Great books for 8-12 year olds If you’re anything like me, you like to buy or download books just for your holiday. There they sit, tempting you to just read the first few lines. If you succumb, they are somehow spoilt and you then have an overwhelming desire to...
Space, Schools and Surrey

Space, Schools and Surrey

The past couple of months have been filled with fun events including a space afternoon at the amazing and award-winning Haslemere Bookshop in Surrey and workshops at The Abbey Junior School and Pangbourne College. I am always amazed by children’s constant...
World Book Week Space Fun!

World Book Week Space Fun!

…and a tweet to Tim Peake This year’s World Book Week was a whirlwind of fun, with 4 space workshops for 190 boys at Moulsford School in Oxfordshire, followed by 2 space events at Waterstones, Reading. I saw Gangsta Grannies, Hobbits, Oompa Loompas and the...
Could You Be An Astronaut?

Could You Be An Astronaut?

Michael May visits schools… From January 2016 I have been visiting schools to run my ‘Could you be an Astronaut?‘ workshops. It has been brilliant fun looking at what an Astronaut is (Greek for Space Sailor) and what they do, but the best bit has...
LAUNCH DAY FOR MAY’S MOON!

LAUNCH DAY FOR MAY’S MOON!

  May’s Moon Launch Party! Thank you so much to the family and friends who joined me to celebrate the launch of May’s Moon on Saturday! It was a fabulous night which I will remember for a long time. Thank you also to those who’ve bought a copy...