Ok, so today I dropped off 105 copies of How Polly Became a Pirate to St Benedict’s Junior Prep, where I learnt that rather than just being a reading book for the boys it is going to be next years grade 3 prescribed setwork book… I just died and went to heaven. This was so much … More Prescribed setwork book for St Benedict’s Junior Prep – YES!
I have just accepted my 8th school booking for the next 2 weeks, as well as last night supporting the launch of fellow authors Iain and Trevor, who had co-written The Fixer, AND I HAVE 2 book fayres this month!! HOW TOTALLY AWESOME IS THAT! (Keep posted for regular updates as they unfold). I am so … More So September is manic!
So, I have spent the last 2 days writing personal messages in all the books I am about to hand over to St Benedict’s Junior Prep tomorrow. I want each message to hold a special meaning for the pupil who will be receiving it so that the story becomes a personal journey for each of … More I can’t wait to hand over 100 books (How Polly Became a Pirate) tomorrow.
Can’t wait to see how the PIRATE CUPCAKES turn out. They along with Polly the Parrot and her four books will be there for the Indies Book Fair in the Magaliesberg, at The Black Horse Restaurant and Micro Brewery on Sunday the 10th September. So, if you like the idea of books and beer for … More Pirate Cupcakes and Pirate Books – what a yummy combination
And yes there were more surprises in store for me for Women’s Day here in South Africa. As I opened the local paper the Comaro Chronicle there on the inside page was an article about me. “You’re famous.” My friend laughed as she read the article. It related to the Jozi Books and Blogs Festival … More More surprises for Women’s Day
Today was Women’s Day in South Africa, and what better way to kick it off than with amazing present. When I checked my Facebook these wonderful drawings awaited me. AM I THE LUCKIEST AUTHOR IN THE WORLD OR WHAT? His dad and I had a bit of a conversation that went like this: Check out … More Women’s Day Delight
Well this happened actually yesterday, however, my internet was down so I am only able to post it today – good things though are worth waiting for. So Yesterday I met with Michelle, we had met some months ago at the vet’s where I had heard a voice say, “Jann? It is Jann isn’t it?” … More Delivering books over breakfast…
OK That pretty well says most of it. btw Johannesburg SOUTH AFRICA Check out the Facebook Please indicate if you are in. More details to follow soon
OK so I’m off to sign 105 copies of How Polly Became a Pirate for St Benedict’s Junior Prep before delivering them to them tomorrow – I am so excited to follow their progress with my books. Am also looking forward to meeting the principal of Assumption Primary to discuss my book going to their school soon too.
So whilst at the Jozi BBF yesterday I ran a raffle for a copy of my book Polly’s Piralympics and the winner was #18 Mrs. Kavita Kuverjee. Here are her children receiving Polly’s Piralympics directly after the Festival yesterday. Thank you to all who entered, Congratulations Mrs. Kuverjee.