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#BlogTour #Review #EternalSeas by @lexi_rees @rararesources

We are thrilled to be kicking the Eternal Seas tour off for Lexi Rees!

First, the cover is stunning 😍 and we know this story will enthrall fans both young and old!

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Eternal Seas by Lexi Rees 

Such a small parcel

shouldn’t cause experienced

smugglers much trouble,

but this parcel is far from normal.

Chased across the seas, Finn and Aria must solve the

mysteries within the parcel. 

What does it mean? Who should they trust?

What will happen?

The fate of an ancient people depends on them

and time is running out …

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Pre-order Link – http://viewbook.at/EternalSeas

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Lexi Rees spends as much time as possible sailing and horse riding, both of which she does spectacularly badly. Attempts at writing whilst horse riding have been disastrous, so Eternal Seas was written on a boat; the storm described in the book was frighteningly real.

Social Media Links –

www.lexirees.co.uk

https://www.facebook.com/LexiAuthor

https://twitter.com/lexi_rees

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Imagine what life must be like on the open seas, smuggling treasures to the unknown…… What if you suddenly became the treasure?!

This is what Aria and Finn must face in this action packed adventure book. They have to trust the untrustableand hope the ines they do trust dint turn on them for their own gain. This book is quickly paced and has you turning those pages time and time again, in fact I was shhhh’d multiple times while my daughter read this book….

What do you want for tea?

Shhhhhh!

Do you have any homework?

Shhhhhh!

It’s time for bed!

Shhhhhh!

I’ll let her have that one, at least she isn’t glued to a TV screen!

She enjoyed the pictures, the action, the few kept secrets that are revealed, and the fact that the chapter weren’t overly long (like me she likes to stop at a chapter end)

Hats off the Lexi for having my daughter engrossed in Eternal Seas until the very last page, which resulted in her running downstairs asking if the second books was out of if she has to wait 😂

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Lexi Rees is having 2 AMAZING Blog tour competitions, see below for all the details and how to enter…

Win one of two £10 Amazon gift vouchers (UK only). To enter

  1. Share a photo of you with the book (paperback or ebook) on Twitter or Instagram
  2. Tag @lexi_rees (Twitter) or lexi.rees (Instagram) and #EternalSeas
  3. Closing date 30th November 2018
  4. UK only
  5. Winners will be drawn randomly

Illustration competition – would your children like to see their illustrations published in a book?

  • Six lucky winners will have their illustrations printed in the sequel to Eternal Seas
  • Winners and runners up will also have their drawings featured on www.lexirees.co.uk and on social media

Drawings must be in black and white, and can be in any of the following categories

  • Aria flying up in the sky
  • a cat
  • mountain ponies
  • a snow eagle
  • a demon-goddess
  • a sailing boat
  • Finn and/ or Aria

Please see detailed terms for entry requirements

  • Open to children aged 13 or under
  • You can enter as many categories as you like
  • Winners will be chosen by Lexi Rees
  • Children’s name and age will be published together with their illustration. Parents/ guardians must confirm they are happy with this when they enter. Other information (e.g email address) will not be shared.
  • No purchase necessary
  • Closing date 31/1/19
  • Entries must be scanned or photographed in high resolution and emailed to lexireads@hotmail.com. The winners may need to post originals if the images are not high enough quality for printing. Postage costs will be covered in this case.
  • Full entry details can be found on www.lexirees.co.uk

Be sure to follow the rest of the blog tour!

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#BlogTour #Giveaway #TheAdventuresOfEricTheSpider by Elaine Madle @AuthorightUKPR @fayerogersuk @Authoright #EricTheSpider

Today sees Eric the Spider crawling all over the Mini’s blog, but don’t worry, he’s a sweet little spider ready to take you on an adventure!

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Title: The Adventures of Eric the Spider
Author: Elaine Madle
Illustrator: Shaun Madle
Release Date: 22nd May 2018
Genre: Picture Book
Publisher: Clink Street Publishing
Format: Paperback
Goodreads Link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/33144778book-one
Amazon Link: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Adventures-EricSpiderElaine-
Madle/dp/1912562294/
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Eric may only be a little spider, but that doesn‘t stop him from having some big
adventures!
When a spider, with big, long, spider legs, is spotted behind a curtain he seems a
little scary. Luckily, he is quickly caught in a box full of socks and named Eric.
But when Eric steals the socks (and a bike!) and goes on the run it is up to a diligent
policeman to find the right sock-footed spider, stop Eric and rescue the bike!
Join Eric on his adventures as he escapes with some socks, flees from a birthday
party, and goes camping on a very, very wet day in this beautifully illustrated
rhyming book.
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Author Information
Living in Essex, Elaine Madle works as a support
worker for adults with learning difficulties. In her spare
time she loves creating stories especially since becoming
a grandmother for the first time. Her brother and
illustrator Shaun Madle who has always been supportive
of her writing has provided a series of unique
watercolour illustrations in order to bring her characters
to life
Now is your chance to win your very own copy The Adventures of Eric the Spider. Simply follow the link to enter, its that simple!!

Print Copy – The Adventure of Eric the Spider

GOOD LUCK!!
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***Prize will be sent direct to the winner from the Publishing Company.

Dylan the Doctor by Guy Parker-Rees. Review and Giveaway!

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BookTitle: Dylan the Doctor

Author: Guy Parker-Reeves

Release Date: 4th August 2016

Genre: Picture Book

Publisher: Scholastic

Goodreads Link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/31370814-dylan-the-doctor

Amazon Link: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Dylan-Doctor-Guy-Parker-Rees/dp/1407166255

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Dylan’s on his way – are you ready to play? DYLAN THE DOCTOR is the first picture book in a series featuring an exuberant stripy dog, who just loves to play. Created by bestselling illustrator Guy Parker-Rees, Dylan is a joyous new character who uses playing and fun to help toddlers explore and understand their world. Today Dylan is playing at being a doctor. He dashes about looking after all of his friends: Purple Puss, Jolly Otter and Titchy Chick. But who will look after poor, tired Doctor Dylan? All his friends, of course! Look out for Dylan’s friend, Dotty Bug, on every page, as she encourages readers to join in with the story.

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GUY PARKER-REES

Guy Parker-Rees is one of the UK’s best-loved children’sillustrators. His many successes include GIRAFFES CAN’TDANCE (Orchard) and SPOOKYRUMPUS (Orchard). Guy live in Brighton.

Website: http://www.guyparkerrees.com Twitter: http://twitter.com/Guyguyyug

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Children’s picture books are my all time favourite! The brightness, colours and the smiles that came from my child  while reading this book was brilliant.  Lily-May is only 20 months old but she got to much out if this book (we have read it umpteen times!) She loved to make the dog and cat noises and loves turning the pages 🙂 the vibrant colours and beautiful illustrations kept her entertained until the end, which is rare for her! It’s now turned into her favourite bedtime story. The pages also seem to be toddler proof, which is a must!! Lily-May also enjoyed looking for Dotty Bug on each page, I thought that was a fun addition to the book. We look forward to reading Dylan the Shopkeeper when it hits the shelves 🙂

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We have 3, yes 3 copies of Dylan the Doctor to giveaway!!

***Click the link below***

Dylan the Doctor Giveaway

Make sure you check out all the other blogs taking part in Guys blog tour!

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