Category Archives: Books and reading

Guest post and Giveaway: Nick Butterworth

In today’s guest blog author Nick Butterworth shares his tips and advice on how to make reading fun and exciting for children. We also have a fab giveaway to win loads of Q Pootle 5 goodies. ************************************************************************************  Walker Books will … Continue reading

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It’s all about poo…when Netmums met McFly

Netmums web editor Tara Champness had a brilliant start to her week when she got to hang out with those lovely McFly boys, Tom Fletcher and Dougie Poynter, promoting their new kids’ book, The Dinosaur That Pooped The Past. Here … Continue reading

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Guest Post: How to Re-invent Yourself After Having Children

Today’s guest blog is from Sophie Cornish. Sophie is the co-founder of Notonthehighstreet.com. Following a successful career in journalism and two children, Sophie teamed up with her friend Holly Tucker when she had just turned 40 to bring their kitchen … Continue reading

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Guest post and Giveaway – If only they’d told me!

Today we have a guest post on author and mother Jacqui Lockington. Her book co-written with her friend Natalie will have every mother chuckling and nodding along. We have 10 books to giveaway so read on…. If Only They’d Told … Continue reading

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Martha’s easy lolly painting

Today we have a guest post from Clara Vulliamy, author of the much loved Martha and the Bunny Brothers books. We are huge fans of Clara She has a brand new book out TODAY! called  I Heart Holidays. We have … Continue reading

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Guest Post: How to write a novel – Freya North

Today’s guest blog is from author Freya North. She has just finished her 13th novel  – the brilliant The Way Back Home – and with this fresh in her mind she answers the question for us ‘How do you write … Continue reading

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Contented Cow? Or Psycho-Bitch-from-Hell?

Today’s guest blog is from Kate Evans, author of a new book ‘Bump: How to make, grow and birth a baby’ in which she writes about the changes women go through in pregnancy. We’re delighted to have 5 copies of ‘Bump’ … Continue reading

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