Shropshire Author Visit Prompts Ideas for Primary School Lessons

Author visits in school can be a great way for teachers to introduce new and exciting topics or projects to their class. It can also provide the inspiration for several themed follow-up activities with pupils. This is exactly what happened when Shropshire children’s author Lorna McCann paid a visit to a Reception and Year 1 … Continue reading Shropshire Author Visit Prompts Ideas for Primary School Lessons

Shropshire children’s author scoops top business award for books

A Shropshire author has scooped a top county business award for her children’s books. Lorna McCann, author of ‘Wendy and the Biscuit Tree’ and ‘Felix - the small boy with the BIG imagination’ won Best Children’s Product at the 2018 Businesses for Children Awards at the Park Inn, Telford, on Saturday (March 10) The 37-year-old … Continue reading Shropshire children’s author scoops top business award for books

Shropshire author nominated for county business award

Just a little bit excited to share this news: A Shropshire author is celebrating after being nominated for a county business award. Lorna McCann, who writes fun and engaging stories for children aged 4 to 7, is among the nominees for children’s product of the year at the Businesses for Children Awards 2018. The nomination … Continue reading Shropshire author nominated for county business award

Children’s authors donate books to flood hit school

A team of children’s authors from Shropshire and beyond have come to the aid of a Shifnal school which lost hundreds of books during a flood. Nine authors, all of which have published books through Team Author UK, have rallied together to provide a bundle of replacement books for children at St Andrew’s CE Primary … Continue reading Children’s authors donate books to flood hit school

Biscuit Day

Of all the national awareness days to celebrate our glorious food and drink - carrot day, Yorkshire pudding day,  world milk day, International Beer Day, Biscuit Day (May 29) has to be my favourite by far! What's not to like. Found in hundreds of different varieties, they come in all shapes and sizes and make the perfect … Continue reading Biscuit Day