When I was little, I lived in a three-hundred-year-old thatched cottage in Devon. I went to a primary school called Brampford Speke, other villages around had wonderful names too, such as Cheriton Fitzpaine, Nomansland and Black Dog.
On a distant hill, called Raddon Top, stood three solitary trees which at Christmastime looked like the Three Wise Men – especially at twilight when the stars appeared.
The village in the story is based on a real village in Devon which had a pub called the Three Tuns Inn. People from many places around the world live in harmony in this peaceful English village.
‘The Cottage’ is one of my three newly published children’s books available on Amazon.
I had an idyllic childhood in Devon and lived in a historical cottage… the story of which led me to write my book.
This book is for all those of us who love history and mystery! It tells the story of three brothers who set out to have a grand adventure, and go on to learn all about the history of their family home: does it date back to Roman days? What about its links to King William and Queen Mary?
This fun-packed book will help children and their parents to have a historical adventure too, and discover so much about the place where they live.
Today sees my three new children’s books published and all are available on Amazon. All three are so personal to my life-story and I wrote them to be relevant to today’s children too. I hope that you will love the adventures of Hotspur the punk-haired parrot and his amazing friends.