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Reviews of children’s books – particularly eBooks and those under Creative Commons.


More great free kids books

Friday, March 31st, 2017

One of the nice things about being an author who publishes free kids books under Creative Commons is that people can copy and share your work all over the place – often without you knowing. I understand that for some of you that might not seem like a good thing but the point of doing […]

Great news – Winner of the Wishing Shelf Awards!

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

My second novel – Do Not Feed The Troll! – is a finalist in The Wishing Shelf Independent Book Awards. I’m especially proud of this because, unlike others, these awards are judged by the target audience

A fun exciting adventure for 7-9 year olds

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

As you may know I entered my first novel: Sugar the Robot and the race to save the Earth into the Wishing Shelf Awards which are independent book awards. The title of this post is the “quote” I got from the reviewers: “A fun exciting adventure for 7-9 year olds” I agree but then I […]

How to promote a free book

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

You’d think it would be easy wouldn’t you? Make a free book available to download and add in freedom to copy and distribute it as much as you want – you should have people flocking to your door? Except as with everything it’s not that simple. Firstly the web is huge, no it’s bigger than […]