Vallecas Book Fair A1

It was a bright, sunny evening when I went down to Libreria Muga’s lovely little wooden book stall at the book fair in the Boulevard in Vallecas to sign The Verb To Be of Football.  To my pleasant surprise, patiently waiting for me was one of my students, Joana, and her sweet mum.  It was…

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Thanks for Scoring Goals With Me!

This week’s article is going to have a very personal ring to it. It is also going to be very short but hopefully very sweet. The presentation of The Verb To Be of Football was announced as an event not to be missed. And by jove it wasn’t! The bookshop was full of people who…

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Upcoming Event Not To Be Missed!

Don’t miss this next presentation of The Verb To Be of Football in the cosy bookshop La Lumbre, C/Granada 48, Metro Pacifico, Madrid! All welcome to come and have fun with our hilarious characters, Paco, Pepe and of course Primrose! See you on Sunday 4th March at 12.00, kids, teens, parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins…

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Books Cannot Teach All The Lessons

As most of my readers know, on the 4th of September, I flew to Mexico City where I had two book launches.  The first took place in Aguascalientes (one million inhabitants)  which is a biggish city by European standards.  However, as far as Mexicans are concerned, it is not really that big! Yet, the people…

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A Book Launch Not To Be Missed

The Verb To Be of Football is travelling fast and far and wide. Next week it will be in the country of pyramids and Mayan ruins. Yes, I am talking about Mexico, also abundant in tortillas, tacos and tequila. But not only is Mexico famous for all the above mentioned, it is also well known…

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Colourful Ideas

The book, “The Verb To Be of Football” is becoming more and more popular.  Not so long ago, Maria Vernetta, recognised stylist for the prestigious magazine “Harper’s Bazar”, found the book not only attractive, but also innovative and decided to include it on her list of gifts for children. Well done Maria.  We can see…

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At Last It Is Here!

What we all have been waiting for – the presentation of The Verb To Be of Football. Don’t miss the opportuntiy to learn the secrets of the characters of this innovative book.  Find out why the author wrote it, how the illustrator brought life to the characters, and a hundred and one other things related…

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