Posts Tagged ‘books’

14-year-old Hayley Okines has co-written a book about her experience of living with Progeria. We talk to her mother about their story so far…

Nov 05 2012

Kerry Okines’ daughter, Hayley, suffers from Hutchinson Gilford Progeria Syndrome. This condition means that she ages about eight times faster than the average person. I asked Kerry about the work both she and Hayley do to raise awareness of the condition and the progress that they have already made. Despite being told she would probably not make it past her thirteenth year, Hayley is fast approaching her fifteenth birthday. As well as taking part in drug trials, being the subject of articles and documentaries and getting on with life as a 14-year-old, Hayley has co-written a book with her mother.

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Win 1 of 5 copies of ‘Pirates Love Underpants’ book

Sep 25 2012

Ahoy there me hearties – there’s pants ahead!
Who could resist the allure of Golden Underpants? Certainly
not Pirates – as we are all about to fi nd out this autumn, in
Pirates Love Underpants.

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Book review: Fleming Frog

Aug 05 2012

Fleming Frog is the star of a new children’s book, produced exclusively for younger visitors at Flemings, the first UK hotel to launch such an initiative. Charting the adventures of Flemings as he goes about his day, this limited edition book (only 1000 copies) will be signed by Fleming himself and given to all guest children under 8.

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Book review: My Grandpa

Aug 04 2012

My Grandpa is a stunning picture book debut from Marta Altés, an exciting new writing and illustrating talent.

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Win 1 of 10 ‘Lucky Stars’ books by Phoebe Bright

Aug 01 2012

Explore the magical world of the stars – where wishes really do come true – with this collectable, irresistible new series for younger readers.

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