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fun and educational children's picture books about slug, bugs and mini-beasts that are packed full of slime and giggles

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Inspired by fellow Halifax author Tom Palmer I (Fiona) would like to giveaway some Once-upon-a-slime picture books to children who don't have many books at home, or who would benefit from a FREE book this Christmas.


During my author visits to various schools this year I have seen so many kids who haven’t bought a book in advance and they look at me with such sad little eyes that I really want to give them a book for free!… But this isn't fair on the pupils or parents that have bought a book via the school.





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Authors 2 Schools - who have kindly donated the postage costs to send all the books out to the children's schools.


I am giving away 50 of my books for FREE this Christmas. All you have to do is nominate a child who deserves a book by the 4th December and I (along with my helpful team of pickers!) will choose 50 kids to receive a book.


I will personally sign all of the books with the name the child who has been nominated… and send a personal Christmas card too. Every child who gets selected will have their book posted to their school. 


If you know a child who deserves one of my books (maybe they need an extra boost in their reading, they have been or are currently ill, are carers for a family member or they are simply a child who had showed resilience and courage in a tough year) then please nominate them! You can nominate any child whether you are a parent, teacher, TA, receptionist or a friend.


If you’d like to nominate a child please fill in the form below:




Nominations must be received by the 4th December 2017.


Once the nominations have closed I will be working with my team of fellow parents, teachers and friends to pick 50 children to receive a book. Our choice is final and will be based on the information that you provide on the nomination form.


If your nominated child is chosen then I will contact you via email to let you know.


We will not let any chosen child know the identity of the person who nominated them.


Books will be sent to the child’s school along with personal Christmas card on the second week of December 2017.


The child’s name will not be shared on any social media or our website.


Please note this is available to the UK only at this time.