The Hospital Hoppities supporting children in hospital

The Hospital Hoppities supporting children in hospital The Hospital Hoppities came into being because author Charlotte Hartley-Jones wanted to write a story for children and families for whom hospital is a place where they spend a lot of time. With first-hand experience of life in the ward (her own son has a chronic condition) she knew how important it was that these families felt seen within children’s literature. Since its publication on June 30th 2019,…

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Meet illustrator James Robinson

Meet illustrator James Robinson Don’t you just love the illustration above? When we were looking for an illustrator for our first book, Who’s Not In School?, we were very keen to find someone from within the home educating community. Since the book is about the adventures of Harry, the youngest child of a home educating family, and written by a home educator (Ross Mountney), it made sense. We also wanted to offer our support to…

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We’re spreading our wings

We’re spreading our wings Welcome to our new blog! And what better way to start than by looking ahead. When Eyrie Press CIC was set up (originally as Bird’s Nest Books), we identified three communities we wanted to benefit *, namely: groups and communities traditionally underrepresented in fiction and non-fiction books; writers and illustrators, particularly new or emerging ones; our local community of Fenland, north Cambridgeshire. We know from living in north Cambridgeshire that, as…

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