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11/07/19

It’s day two of the Kickstarter for our new book:  Grumpy Ness Finds Happy Ness.  if you’ve enjoyed other Squarehead books, you’ll love this one!  You can order your advance copy now.  There are all kinds of ... Read More>

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Honestly, it’s fine. Kids really need to know that, because some days it feels like the world is having a party and they weren’t invited. There are other days when you just wake up in a grump. That’s what happened to Square ... Read More>

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10/07/19

Today is the day our Kickstarter goes live.  Please help us get Grumpy Ness Finds Happy Ness into print.  All we’re asking you to do is order an advance copy, or several copies, or any one of the other rewards available.... Read More>

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04/07/19

In about a week from now, we’re launching a Kickstarter to help publish our new book: Grumpy Ness Finds Happiness.  In some ways we’ve gone full circle (or full square, given that this is our fourth book!) because, in Decembe... Read More>

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06/03/19

In this era of smartphones, shouting social media and endless online entertainment, do we really need a day devoted to books?  The short answer is YES!  Reading a book is one of the most marvelous adventures anyone can have.... Read More>

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09/05/18

Today is Teacher Appreciation Day.  Was there a teacher at your school who really made a difference to your life?  There was at mine.  His name was Gary Sayer and he taught English. I was a late developer.  I didn’t lear... Read More>

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22/03/18

On Sunday lunchtime my ten year old suddenly vomited and complained about stomach cramps.  My wife and I exchanged weary looks as the vomiting continued, both of us wondering whether the whole family would soon be heaving away w... Read More>

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19/02/18

It’s yet another rainy Monday morning.  I’ve just come back from a sodden walk on Hampstead Heath with Luna  – the inspiration for Chinwag’s Tale.  For me it was a somewhat grim walk, head down, earphone... Read More>

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06/02/18

The children’s mental wellbeing charity, Place2Be, has declared this week as Children’s Mental Health Week. As the charity points out, when we have a positive view of ourselves it can help us to cope with life’s ch... Read More>

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