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Archie and the Bear selected for International catalogue: White Ravens

Good news! Archie and the Bear has been selected for the "White Ravens" catalogue 2018, to be launched at Bologna Book Fair next year. This means it has been selected by the International Youth Library to be included in their annual catalogue of book recommendations in the field...

How To Be Archie For Book Week

Book Week is just around the corner, on the 18-25 August. Every year, I look forward to seeing the incredible costumes in my newsfeed - Where's Wally, Harry Potter, Pippi Longstocking...

Archie and the Bear launch, The Little Bookroom

Last Sunday, a bunch of bears and children (and parents) gathered at The Little Bookroom for a teddy bear's picnic, and a lot of Archie and the Bear fun! Thank you to Leesa and her wonderful parents for hosting this fabulous day. Happy Birthday, Archie and...

Archie and the Bear Newrybar Party!

We had so much fun this weekend, celebrating Archie and the Bear with a pile of kids at Newrybar Merchants. The sun smiled upon us, and gorgeous yellow blossoms bloomed in the trees. Gosh, it was perfect. I introduced Archie, and read David Mackintosh's words about...

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The Story Behind Archie And The Bear

A big package arrived at my door yesterday. It was full of books. Archie and the Bear books. It's a weird and wonderful feeling, receiving a box of books you helped create. Archie and the Bear are making their way into the world this Monday....

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Archie and the Bear off to Germany, Denmark and Slovenia

Really exciting to learn today that ARCHIE AND THE BEAR will be sold in Germany, Slovenia and Denmark early 2018! Thank you to Gerstenberg Germany, Turbine Forget Denmark and Skrivnost Slovenia for your interest in this book, and to the rights team at Hardie Grant Egmont...