Tag Archives: children’s stories

Cover reveal…Mystery, Mayhem & Magic

The Ten Penners meeting today was another productive one. We heard the last of the Kai stories by Kate Russell. These tales are sure to have kids enjoying the rib tickling antics of this young man! We had a professional … Continue reading

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Ruben by Bruce Whatley reviewed by Jill Smith

This is an amazing book. A children’s picture book is hardly a true description. I love every detailed drawing, every feature that Ruben abides in. Everything black and white and grey, especially the shadows. Ruben is safe in the shadows … Continue reading

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Mystery, Mayhem & Magic…

  Today’s meeting of The Ten Penners was inspiring, full of discussion about covers and promoting our book with media kits, social media, and marketing. We brainstormed possible ideas for our synopsis/blurb. This is what I came up with. Not … Continue reading

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Books I bought at Somerset 2017…

Here are the reviews I did of a couple of books I bought at Somerset Literary Festival this year. I’ll post a couple more tomorrow. Yes, they are Young Adults books. Book Review by Jill Smith©Mar17 Starlight Stables – Pony … Continue reading

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Petal and the Easter Bunny … part two

For those who read the first half of Jill Ford’s PETAL AND THE EASTER BUNNY STORY, that appeared in The Ten Penners book ‘Fan-tas-tic-al Tales’,  here is the second half. continued… ‘I’m trying to,’ snapped Petal. ‘But you are making … Continue reading

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Happy Easter from The Ten Penners

Happy Easter to all our readers, followers and friends. Travel safe and enjoy your holiday. I’m putting in an excerpt from Fan-tas-tic-al Tales, it’s one of Jill Ford’s contributions to the book. Petal and the Easter Bunny. PETAL AND THE EASTER … Continue reading

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Interview with Belinda Murrell

Courtesy of The English Tour blog https://theenglishtutorblog.wordpress.com/2017/01/08/author-interview-with-belinda-murrell/#like-252 No prizes for guessing I love good Australian authors, and when this popped into my inbox I had to share it. Particularly, as I was so engrossed with a speaker at Somerset Literary … Continue reading

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