August 16-18th Rutland Bird Fair
Meet us at Marquee 7 Stand 9.
May 18-19th Norfolk Bird Fair at Pensthorpe
We will be at Pensthorpe this weekend, with two signing sessions planned for Edward Giles presenting his books Those with Webbed Feet, and Stuart Medland presenting both his books Rings in the Shingle and The Worshipful Companies which are part of the series Encounters with Norfolk Wildlife. This is the link to the fair.
April 3-5th Aphid special interest group (RES)
Interesting few days at Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, with giant aphids on display.
March 12-14th London Book Fair
From left: We will start using Focus software for our publishing business with the help of Bonny Uba; lunch meeting with our marketing team; meeting up with talented illustrators; Brambleby displays at the Poetry Corner
August 29-31st ENTO 18
Conference Royal Entomological Conference at Ormskirk
Charles Darwin's signature in the RES Fellowship Registar.
August 17-19th Rutland Birdfair
It was a fantastic experience. With so many visitors. Thank you for coming by. Here are some photos.
Setting up and decorating the stall
Ready for the visitors!
Three Brambleby presenters: Edward Giles (left), Anneliese Emmans Dean and John Lee
Anneliese performing one of her poems!
John Lee meeting Chris Packham.
This year Brambleby Books will have a stand at the Rutland Birdfair for the first time. Please visit us in Marquee 7, stand 13. We are looking forward to seeing you there. We will bring a large selection of books, not just birding books. In addition, there will be a prize draw competition to win £50 worth of books, and a book signing and entertaining recital session at our stall. To see more go to www.birdfair.org.uk.
Launch of The Butterfly Collection by Richard Harrington at the Natural History Museum, London - a full success.
Photo: Creatix design
(from left: Hugh Loxdale, Brambleby Books; Author, Richard Harrington; Nicola Loxdale, Brambleby Books; Tanya Warren, Creatix design)
Richard Harrington is ready to sign his book The Butterfly Collection for customers at Waterstones in Harpenden.
November 23 - York Culture Awards
Congratulations to Anneliese Emmans Dean. She won!
Edward Giles's new website goes live introducing his book Those with Webbed Feet.
November 2 - Hugh Loxdale's new poetry website goes live!
12 and 13 August, Shrewsbury Flower Show
If you are in Shropshire in August, don't miss the Shrewsbury Flower Show on the 12th and 13th. Dr Emma Lawrence, author of the children's books 'The Worm' and 'Slugs and Snails', will be there creating a children's trail with the chance of winning a prize.
14 July, Book Launch in The Book Inn, Leigh-on-Sea
Ross Gardner will present his second book - The Greater World of Little Things. At 7-9pm. If you live close by, please join in.
6 July, Lakeland Book of the Year Award 2016
The organisers have invited us to attend as we have submitted the book Walking with Birds by Colin Whittle. How exciting!
8 April, Edinburgh International Science Festival
A funny, fact-filled family show about housefly survival and insect biology performed by Brambleby author and Private Eye cartoonist Mike Barfield, based on his critically acclaimed book SWAT!
NS Teachers' Book Award:
Anneliese's book Buzzing! wins the award in the Poetry section. Congratulations!
Buzzing! author Anneliese Emmans Dean gave me these photos taken during a school visit in Cambridge at World Book Day.
Anneliese Emmans Dean and Mike Barfield will be at the Insect Festival in York, introducing young and old kids to the world of insects, both extolling their virtues...and swatting them!
Letter from a Mike Barfield fan, after Mike had visited a school in Hull and presented his SWAT Show.
Anneliese Emmans Dean with Buzzing and Mike Barfield with SWAT were invited to present their books in a show for children.
17th, Norfolk Bird Fair:
Adrian Riley is signing his book Norfolk Wildlife between 10:30 ad 12:00 at the Norfolk Bird Fair at Manning Hall.
Are you a birder? Or are you a dude? Or are you a "Birduder"? Rob Sawyer tells of the highs and lows of his somewhat hopeless yet always enjoyable bird watching "career" in the UK and explains why he is definitely a Birduder.
David Smith (right), the author, and Hugh Loxdale, the editor, finishing the manuscript African Queens and their kin, ready to be sent off to the layout-team.
December 13: Author Rob Sawyer (Birduder 344) is given the presentation 'What makes me tick' at the Hounsdown Community Centre, Hounsdown, Hampshire at 7:30pm. Should be very interesting and entertaining!
November 4: Royal Society Young People's Books Prize Ceremony in London.
Anneliese Emmans Dean, Nicola Loxdale and Tanya Warren on the left photo; Anneliese amongst all the authors of the shortlisted books, with the winner in the middle (photo on right).
August, Rutland Birdfair:
Brambleby authors Simon Davey (Scilly Birding), Andrew Fallan (Winging it), Bo Beolens (A-Z of Birds) and Rob Sawyer (Birduder 344) ligning up for the book signing session.
July 7: Insect festival at York
Anneliese Emmans Dean signing her book 'Buzzing' and meeting young fans. Author Mike Barfield in a stunning housefly costume, introducing his fun cartoon book 'SWAT-A fly's Guide to staying alive'.
May 17: Royal Society announces that Buzzing! by Anneliese Emmans Dean has been shortlisted for their Young People's Book Prize! Fantastic news. Congratulations Anneliese.
March 6-8th: IPG annual Publishing Conference in Oxford