Ernest Arrives


ImageOur latest title is a touching story of a brave young boy raised in an East African orphanage. With little but his own courage and determination for company, he sets out on a magical adventure, facing fearsome enemies but also making memorable new friends.


Title: Ernest Simba
Author: Catherine Cowell
isbn: 978-1-908577-43-6
Release Date: May 2014


Musa looked at Ernest in disbelief, shook his head and sighed. Ernest couldn’t tell if the other boy was just puzzled at his ignorance or irritated. He felt both embarrassed and worried that their fragile friendship was already being tested and wondered what he could say next to put things right, but Musa began to speak again, continuing his story, and Ernest could only listen enthralled, all worries forgotten.


Swahili numbers from 1 to 20

1:moja 2:mbili 3:tatu
4:nne 5:tano 6:sita
7:saba 8:nane 9:tisa
10:kumi 11:kumi na moja 12:kumi na mbili
13:kumi na tatu 14:kumi na nne 15:kumi na tano
16: kumi na sita 17: kumi na saba 18: kumi na nane
19: kumi na tisa 20: ishirini


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Newsletter Issue 15 : April 2014

She stopped reading for a moment. After telling her story, she rarely spoke, and never smiled, but she felt accepted and peaceful in their company, and for that she was deeply grateful.


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Past Encounters…


The Strange Encounter of Sally Shakespeare and Toby Tinker
by Adam Rawlins
ISBN 978-1-908577-40-5
Published October 2013
208pp £6.99

The Strange Encounter of Sally Shakespeare and Toby Tinker has been shortlisted for the Lincolnshire Young People’s Best Book of The Year 2014. It was longlisted shortly after its release then shortlisted early this year. Final result in June. You can vote for it HERE .


A Boy Arrives
by Stephen Meek
ISBN 978-1-908577-33-7
Published October 2012
208pp £6.99

A Boy Arrives is a tale full of gentle humour and affection, long-listed in The Times/Chicken House Competition for Best Children’s Book, 2008.

I wouldn’t be at all surprised to see it on our television screens before too long. Review, The School Librarian, Autumn 2012
One of the funniest books I’ve ever read! William Shirras, impartial critic, aged 11

For capable readers who like to laugh.

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Next Issue, with news of a brilliant new book by David Greygoose: Autumn 2014


Dedication

Book dedications have always intrigued me, but so far I’ve never seen a website dedication. Perhaps this is the first. As it says in The Last Garden, “So special, so loved, so missed.” This little dedication is For Ana.