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Event at Hitchin Library

During the Easter holidays I’m doing a ‘meet the author’ event at Hitchin library on Thursday 14th, in association with the lovely Next Page Books. Details on Eventbrite. It’s free, it’ll be fun. Come along! And there’s a similar event at Luton Central Library on Monday 11th.

The blog tour

Max Counts to a Million is on tour this week – a blog tour. What’s a blog tour, you may ask? It’s when a series of bloggers pass the baton from one to the next, taking it in turns to write about something. It gets you a series of perspectives on the same thing, aContinue reading “The blog tour”

Out with The Book Fairies!

It’s coming up on two years since the beginning of the Covid-19 lockdown. To mark the occasion, on Wednesday 16th March, The Book Fairies hid copies of Max Counts to a Million around the country. You know about the Book Fairies, right? They’re real and everything. Look, here is evidence of their activity: Books wereContinue reading “Out with The Book Fairies!”

Win the book!

Two competitions you can enter to win a copy of Max Counts to a Million… Over on the Nosy Crow Instagram, you can win a copy by following them and tagging your friends. You’ve got until 23rd March 2022 to do that. are offering an entire ‘Max bundle’ that includes the book, a rainbowContinue reading “Win the book!”

The Times children’s book of the week!

Nice to discover that Nicolette Jones has named Max Counts to a Million as her children’s book of the week in the Sunday Times. “Written clearly and straightforwardly, this novel is amusing, observant and truthful , and likely to take the edge off any child’s anxiety about the virus.”


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