The Cornish Seal Sanctuary - blog post image

The Cornish Seal Sanctuary

The charity of the month for April is The Cornish Seal Sanctuary and I was absolutely thrilled when one of my favourite writers, Su Bristow, prize-winning author of the fabulous Sealskin, a novel based on the selfie legend (one of my top three adult reads of 2017) agreed to come on the site and introduce the charity. Thank you and welcome Su:-
 

The Woodland Trust - blog post image

The Woodland Trust

The charity of the month for March was chosen by Susan Russell, author of A Jar Full of Angel Feathers reviewed on The Bookshelf last year.   

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Action For Conservation

I've made no secret of my adoration of The Lost Words (reviewed here) so it won't surprise you to learn that February's Charity is Action For Conservation, dedicated to inspiring young people to take action for the natural world and to the next generation of conservationists.  

Twelve Nature Charities  - blog post image

Twelve Nature Charities

This year I will be building a list of twelve nature charities through a monthly spot in which I will invite different children's authors to propose and introduce a charity of their choice.  I thought I would kick off with my own and  make no apologies for having featured them before because, only last month, the 

Journey To The River Sea - blog post image

Journey To The River Sea

Review to follow shortly! 

 

Teachers - have you discovered @BookPenPals? A new initiative pairing authors & illustrators with schools to make reading recommendations via postcards. They're pretty oversubscribed, but if you're interested it might be worth getting your name on the waiting list. They have some fabulous authors on board.