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Out and About again

I’ve been a busy little bee these past few weeks and here are some photos to prove it! I’ve been doing some school events local to me and here are a couple of lovely pics from my visit to Burrington

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New Events!

Hey all, I’ve just put a lot of new events on my events calendar, so head on over here to see what I’m upto. I’ll be at some Devon Libraries over the summer and have got lots of school visits

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New Covers for Lottie Lipton Books

Announcing new cover madness! The Eagle of Rome and The Catacombs of Chaos come out on 28th July and we have covers! Check out their beauty below. The illustrations are as ever by the great Rachelle Panagarry and the words

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The Blurbs

The blurbs are here! As the countdown to the new Lottie Lipton Adventures starts, the enticing copy has arrived and is up on websites the world over already (okay, I’ve only checked Amazon, but that’s pretty big anyway!).  Here they

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Lottie in the Land of Oz

Just came across this great site for children’s books in Australia and lo and behold: Lottie is there!  Check it out at http://readingtime.com.au/the-curse-of-the-cairo-cat-a-lottie-lipton-adventure-2/ and if you’re in Australia and love Lottie, give me a shout! I’m @metcalfwriter on twitter or

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The Scroll of Alexandria Review

  Thanks to Ellen, Age 5, for the great review in Primary Times! http://www.primarytimes.net/reviews/book-reviews

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New review for Lottie!

Saviour Pirotta has kindly given a great review to Lottie Lipton and the Egyptian Enchantment – Check it out HERE!

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Cairo Cat Review

Just had a lovely review from Primary Teacher Update!:

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Lottie and the new adventures

Hey all! Lottie has been blogging all about her new adventures over on the Bloomsbury Education blog, so check her out here: https://bloomsburyeducation.wordpress.com/2016/02/10/lottie-lipton-amateur-detective-and-archaeologist-extraordinaire/ I’m busy working on drafts of …things. SECRET things. Shh… As you were.   Dan :¬)

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The Countdown Has Started!

The countdown has begun and I’m so excited I just can’t hide it! Lottie will reappear in bookshops everywhere in two brand new titles: The Scroll of Alexandria and The Egyptian Enchantment. CLICK HERE FOR THE BLURBS! This also means

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