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Books on the Underground

Posted by Kay on November 1st, 2016

We were really excited to be part of the Books on the Underground initiative during Autumn Mid-Term. We are one of only a few Children’s books to be featured and probably the only one with Tigers!

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Tigeropolis a ‘roaring success’ at Foyles, Bristol

Posted by Richard on October 26th, 2016

We had great fun roaring on the crowd at Foyles Cabot Square Bristol yesterday. A crowd of over 20 keen young explorers and their parents heard Richard highlight some fun facts about tigers. He explained why he decided to write the fun children’s adventure book and why it’s important to help these magnificent creatures thrive in the wild.

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Tigeropolis – The Grand Opening – Waterstones Notting Hill Gate, London

Posted by Kay on October 20th, 2016

The long-awaited second instalment of our acclaimed tiger saga was launched at Waterstones on Tuesday night. A lively group of over 60 gathered to hear the story behind the latest book, to enjoy more of Matt’s delightful illustrations – and also learn more about what’s happening to the tigers in India in real-life.

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Hurricane Hutch’s Top 10 Ships of the Clyde – Now Reprinted

Posted by Richard on October 15th, 2016

80 pages – Full Colour, 90 Photographs.

We are delighted to announce a reprint of Hurricane Hutch last month. The new stock has come just in time for Christmas. It’s a perfect present and a ‘must have’ for any Clyde Steamer enthusiasts, or indeed for people just interested in books on West Scotland.

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‘TOOOWEEEEP!’ ‘TOOOWEEEEP!’ ‘TOOOWEEEEP!’

Posted by Richard on November 16th, 2015

We were delighted when Richard E Grant agreed to work on the project and that he was intrigued by the notion of vegetarian tigers fighting to save Tigeropolis. But just how good would such a serious actor be at mimicking elephant calls? And did he growl ? Yes, these were the key questions we asked ourselves when casting Richard to narrate our first Tigeropolis book – Beyond the Deep Forest. But we needn’t have concerned ourselves. The Swaziland born star of Game of Thrones, Jekyll & Hyde, Downton Abbey, Dr Who, Corpse Bride, Gosford Park and Withnail & I was the perfect choice for the reading.

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We couldn’t put it better…

Posted by Richard on November 10th, 2015

“I so much enjoyed Tigeropolis. It was so lively and imaginative. Such fun to read! I shall be giving it to my grand-children for Christmas!”

Yes these were the words of Stanley Johnson – Environmentalist, Politician Writer and father of what seems to be somewhat of a political dynasty!

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Tigeropolis – Now Published!

Posted by Richard on October 30th, 2015

The first book in the Tigeropolis series is now available, others in the series will be due out in March and September 2016.

It’s a fun read for children aged 8-10 and tells the quirky story of how a family of vegetarian tigers ‘pulls out all the stops’ to save their beloved forest (Tigeropolis) from the developers.

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Widening the Register – Tech London 500

Posted by Kay on October 3rd, 2015

Great event on 29th September 2015 on the top floor of the Mayor’s City Hall with fabulous views and bright lights over London and Tower Bridge, celebrating the launch of Tech London 500 – it’s an initiative to help businesses interested in taking on ambitious IT and Digital Apprentices across the Capital. It’s backed by the Mayor, Creative Skillset and Tech London Advocates.

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GUST

Posted by Richard on June 12th, 2015

2014/15 marked the 50th Anniversary of Glasgow University Student Television (GUST) so it was perhaps also fitting that one of our Alumni, Steven Moffat (Press Gang, Coupling, Dr Who, Sherlock ) was awarded the OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

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London First – A World Class Creative Capital

Posted by Richard on June 2nd, 2015

Kay has become involved with London First – a non-profit organization trying to help make London a great place to do business.

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