Giles’s gems

Each month award-winning children’s author Giles Paley-Phillips picks three of the best reads for kids

Hungry Roscoe
For ages 2-6 yearsHungryRoscoe
Flying Eye £11.99
Roscoe is fed up of eating the same old manky food, so he decides to head off to the local zoo in search of something fresh! Beautifully written and illustrated by David J.Plant, this is another wonderfully produced picture book by Flying Eye Books, one of the most exciting new publishers around.

Demolition-DadDemolition Dad
For age 8+
Orion £6.99
A hugely entertaining and funny book by Phil Earle, about a boy who persuades his dad to become a pro-wrestler, with fantastic illustrations by Sara Oglivie. Think Roald Dahl meets Big Daddy!

 

ROBOPOPROBOPOP
For ages 2-6 years
Maverick £6.99
Daisy and Dylan think their dad is embarrassing, all he does is invent weird stuff. Then one day dad invents ROBOPOP, the dad in a box. A fun and witty bedtime book by Alice Hemming and James Lent, about it being okay to be the way you are.

 

Giles was born in East Sussex in 1977 and grew up on the south coast. His book ‘THE FEARSOME BEASTIE’ (Maverick Arts Publishing) won The People’s Book Prize 2012,as well as the Heart of Hawick Children’s Book Award 2013, Bizziebaby Gold Award and was Highly Commended in The Forward National Literature Award in the US. 2016 will see the release of a CG animated short film of ‘The Fearsome Beastie’ starring Brian Blessed and Alison Steadman.

Giles Paley-Phillips

Giles Paley-Phillips

Children's Book Reviewer at Title Sussex
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Each month award-winning children’s author Giles Paley-Phillips picks three of the best reads for kids.