‘If you love Michael Morpurgo, you will enjoy this’
The Sunday Express
‘A moving tale told with warmth, kindliness and lashings of good sense that lovers of Dick King-Smith will especially appreciate’
‘Every now and then a writer comes along with a unique way of storytelling . . . Meet Megan Rix . . . her novels are deeply moving and will strike a chord with animal lovers.’
Traffy sometimes comes into schools with me to listen to children read. I'd have loved it if she came to my school when I was a child! It took catching whooping cough to give me the reading bug. eight weeks of being in bed and reading the library books my mum brought home for me turned me from a non-reader into book loverRead More
Best selling Adult Memoir
When Megan and Ian got married, they wanted to start a family. But their desire to be parents ended up bringing one furry bundle of fun after another into their lives. At the same time as embarking on difficult and traumatic fertility treatment, Megan and Ian became involved with a charity which provides helper dogs to people with disabilities. And into their home one day came Emma, a soft, sweet-natured puppy with whom they fell instantly in love.
However, after six months Emma had completed her training and was given to someone in need. To get over their broken hearts, Megan and Ian took in another pup: Freddy. And fell in love all over again . . . only for Freddy to move on too. Megan and Ian didn't know if they could keep taking in these adorable puppies and giving them away later. It was getting too hard, too painful. But then, one Christmas, little Traffy came along . . .Read More
The Bomber Dog wins Shrewsbury Bookfest
Over a 1,000 children in primary schools across Shropshire voted on the book published in the last year that 9-11 year olds love the most.
The Victory Dogs is voted 2014 Book of the Year by Children in Stockton on Tees
Victory Dogs by tells the incredible story of two lost puppies who become heroes of the blitz. The heart-warming tale follows Bark and Howl, as they make their way through the maze of tunnels under war-torn London.
Congratulations to Alexandra Tunner from Billingham South Community Primary School who won the award for the “The Book Review of the Year” for her review of Chosen by Neil Harrison.
Hello! Firstly, I am so sorry to everyone waiting for me to email them back – it’s gone absolutely crazy here and another deadline’s looming but I PROMISE I will get back to you very soon – hopefully this weekend and from then on I’m going to be replying like I used to do –(…)
A set of activities to accompany Megan Rix's wonderful books about animals during wartime.
We experience War through the eyes of the animals.
There are reading comprehension and cross curricular opportunities accompanied by many extracts from the text to encourage further reading.