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We caught up with local crime writer Heaton Wilson to find out what he has been up to during lockdown and his latest book ‘Whatever it Takes’.
Lucy reviews People Like Her, a suspenseful debut that asks are influencers really living their best life or is it all artful deception?
If you love music and you love books our resident musician Paul has chosen for you his top six must have music reads that hit just the right note.
For many years Jules worked as an illustrator, wishing she could see her own children’s books in print. Then, an off-chance remark made her pluck up the courage to bring to life ‘Vincent and the Vampires’, her first book. Now, she is working on her eleventh!
Jules works from home, in the cosy studio at the end of her wild garden on the Isle of Wight, thinking about how she can make a story from the silly things that occur to her, or putting to paper a hare-brained scene from her imagination.
Jules is one of the co-founders of the IW Story Festival. For more information about Jules visit her website www.julesmarrinerbooks.com
By Dr. Katie Laird, Prof. Sarah Younie and Jules Marriner
In the wake of Covid-19, we are all aware of the importance of hand hygiene. Medina Publishing has partnered with De Montfort University to publish a child-friendly book that will help parents and carers explain the importance of hand-washing. Written and illustrated by Jules Marriner, this book explains how germs spread through the story of Jess and Joe as well as providing some key talking points.
Chasing Butterflies by Isle of Wight writer and illustrator Zoe Sadler is a sweet book that reminds us all to chase those dreams, or those butterflies!
Uki and the Swamp Spirit
From bestselling Isle of Wight author and winner of the Blue Peter Best Story Book Award, Uki and the Swamp Spirit is the fifth title set in the adventurous world of Podkin One-Ear.
Joe has never been afraid of anything until a tiny monster swims into his ear and whispers worries into Joe’s head. Will he be brave and overcome the Niggle? By Isle of Wight writer and illustrator Peta Rainford
Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are