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Author Interview: Sarah Mussi, Here be Wizards

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Author Interview: Sarah Mussi, Here be Wizards

As the Snowdonia Chronicles are completed with the publication of Here be Wizards, we talked to Sarah Mussi about her inspirations for the series, Welsh mythology, and golems ...

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The Snowdonia Chronicles trilogy concludes with Here be Wizards ...

Award-winning young-adult author Sarah Mussi has revealed that Here be Wizards, the final book in her Snowdonia Chronicles series, will be released on 6 February. Set in the Welsh mountains and steeped in mythological history, Here be Wizards concludes the modern-day adventures of Ellie Morgan, a teenager raised on the slopes of Mount Snowdon. When Ellie becomes embroiled in an ancient battle between the Red Dragon of Wales and the evil White Dragon of Wessex, she and her friends must undergo a series of perilous quests to save Snowdon and Ellie's one true love, Henry.Sarah's first novel, The Door of...

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What’s next for the Fantastic Female Adventurers?

Caption: Beth French taking a 0’c swim, thirty metres below the surface of Hintertux Glacier. Photos taken by Berth's son Dylan.  Thought about your New Year's resolutions? If you haven't quite got around to it yet, find out what the unstoppable Fantastic Female Adventurers have got planned in 2020. You'll soon be psyched to explore all the wonders the outdoors has to offer. Lily Dyu – author of Fantastic Female Adventurers  Lily is a keen cyclist and runner, and has taken part in the Manaslu stage race, a part-circumnavigation of the world's eighth highest mountain. Her plans for 2020 include: 'Writing a...

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The BMC and Vertebrate Publishing team up to send free books to school libraries

The British Mountaineering Council has donated £500 to an initiative organised by independent publisher Vertebrate to send free copies of Lily Dyu’s Fantastic Female Adventurers: Truly amazing tales of women exploring the world, to schools.The funding will enable Vertebrate to send a free copy of the book to a school each time the book is purchased through the Shrine Bell (Vertebrate’s children’s book imprint) and Vertebrate Publishing websites. Those purchasing the book through these sites will be able to nominate the school they'd like a free copy to be sent to.Alex Messenger, Head of Marketing and Communications at The BMC, said,...

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Fantastic Female Adventurers and the International Day of the Girl

Fantastic Female Adventurers and the International Day of the Girl

We're celebrating The International Day of the Girl with a look in to the exciting pages of our new release, Fantastic Female Adventures.

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