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Children’s Reviews

I received some lovely reviews this week from students at the National Invicta Academy, who listened to readings from The Adventurers and the Cursed Castle every day from start to finish! Big thanks to everyone who took part and to the teachers for organising the...

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Lockdown Update for Schools

In light of continuing restrictions, I wanted to share an update for schools: 1. All teachers around the world are welcome to record and publish readings from any of 'The Adventurers Series' during lockdown as long as these are shared on closed platforms 2. I am happy...

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Merry Christmas!

As the year draws to a close, I want to send a big thank you to all of my readers and their families for joining me and The Adventurers in more madcap adventures this year! I hope that you all take some time to relax and enjoy yourselves, and that 2021 brings better...

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Secret London

As Christmas is fast approaching, I thought I would record a YouTube video all about the locations featured in The Adventurers and the City of Secrets - where the characters explore the secrets of London over the Christmas holidays! Make sure to read the book first as...

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Podcast with Big Kids Book Club

A few weeks ago I recorded a podcast interview with Big Kids Book Club, it was really fun to do and I shared more about the story in Continental Chase than I have done anywhere else, so if you have 20 minutes free I'd love for you to have a...

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Reader Q&A – The Adventurers and Egypt

In response to my newsletter last week, Callum and Nathan Cook wanted to know about the locations in Egypt featured in The Adventurers and the Temple of Treasure. Here's my answers! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5iKI5ALYYkU Sign up to my free newsletter at the...

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The Adventurers and the Continental Chase: Cover Reveal

A kidnap in Paris… a chase across Europe… one epic road trip! The Adventurers are on holiday when Maye warns of suspicious activity in Paris. Join them as they race from the French Alps to the ancient ruins of Rome on the trail of a dangerous gang with a legacy of...

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Reader Q&A

Recently on my social media channels I received some questions from my readers; here's my answers! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tNyb6tAxTlo Big thanks to Scott Walker, Isabelle Brown and Isaac Brown for your questions. You can access my virtual writing workshop...

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The Adventurers Audiobooks

All three books in The Adventurers Series have recently been released as audiobooks! In case, like me, you're fairly new to the format, I thought I'd write a little about all the ways you can listen to the stories - including ways to listen for free! But firstly, I...

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The Adventurers and the City of Secrets Publication Day

It feels strange to be releasing a new book when we are facing such unusual and challenging times at the moment. I hope everyone is keeping well and managing as best as they can. For my part, it has been a little difficult to focus on writing this past couple of...

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Press Release: Author Wins Two Book Awards for Debut Novel

Sevenoaks children's author Jemma Hatt has won two book awards this week for her debut novel. The Adventurers and the Cursed Castle was announced as the winner of the 2020 Children’s Selfies Award during an online ceremony on 30th March, with a prize of £1000. The...

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