Monthly Meow (March 2021)

Updated: Apr 30

Peter Kay Participates in 'Lines of Lockdown'

On March 23rd at 6pm, CCB's own Peter Kay participated in a Facebook live event to showcase his poetry skills. To follow Peter on social media and learn more about his work, please visit his website at www.peterkaywordspace.co.uk.

Celebrate World Book Day with Peter Kay as he reads from his book, Show Me the Way to Santiago! https://www.curiouscatbooks.co.uk/post/celebrating-world-book-day-with-peter-kay


The Universe to be Published in Paperback!


CCB's founder E. Rachael Hardcastle will be releasing her self-publishing guide, The Universe Doesn't Give A Sh*t About Your Book in paperback! From June 1st 2021, you will be able to order a paperback edition of the title, including in-depth advice for authors, no matter which stage of the publishing process you're at.

The book will retail at £9.99, to be available across all your favourite retailer platforms and also as an updated e-book edition with the new white cover. To find out more, visit Rachael's website at www.erachaelhardcastle.com.


Alanna Betambeau Releases The Noisy Fairy Neighbours!


On 19th April 2021, CCB author Alanna Betambeau is due to release her 3rd title with the company, The Noisy Fairy Neighbours!


PRE-ORDER YOURS HERE: https://amzn.to/3w74Fo3 - Only £6.99!

"Belle is very excited when her parents give her a beautiful fairy door for her birthday. With a sprinkle of magic, Belle soon finds herself with some new, rather noisy, fairy neighbours!"


Visit Alanna's website here: https://www.alannabetambeaubooks.com/


Amazing Reviews for The Ghost Butterfly!


CCB is so proud to read some of the amazing reader reviews on Amazon for Adam Cornish's The Ghost Butterfly! Adam's book was released in December, mid-Covid, and is the story of a young girl befriending a butterfly.

With 5* ratings across the board, it's a charming, fully-illustrated glossy paperback, perfect for Easter gifts and bedtimes.


To buy your copy for just £6.99, visit Amazon's product page: https://amzn.to/2PEmHx3


Henry is On Sale!


This month, Amazon are offering an amazing deal on the last 2 copies of 'Henry' by John Brookes - for less than £3 with free delivery, you can purchase this lovely pocket-sized storybook about a selfish bird and how he saves the day!

Illustrated by Natalie Stead. "Henry the magpie thinks he's the toughest bird ever. In fact, he's a bit of a bully. Will he face his fears for friendship and save Maggie from the plastic bag?"


Hurry, there are only 2 left in stock at this price. Grab yours here: https://amzn.to/3sx8QaH


Bookings & Availability


Thinking of working with CCB to get your manuscript edited, formatted or even for some publishing advice? Be sure to check out the Bookings & Availability page, new to the website, to see when Rachael will next be available to work on your project. If your request is urgent, you may be able to add your name to the waiting list for a sooner appointment, or you can select 'book now' to contact Rachael and query a date that best suits your release schedule.


Slots fill up fast! Be sure to get your request in asap! https://www.curiouscatbooks.co.uk/bookings-availability


Author Interviews


Rachael was lucky enough to interview author Jason Titley about writing superhero fiction for children this month on the blog. To read Jason's advice, follow this link.

Jason Titley is the author of 'Unbroken Spirit'. Like two of his sons, he has a condition called Brittle Bones and spent a lot of time in hospital as a child, where he whiled away the hours reading. Jason's love of books came very early on, and he often wrote short stories or comic books.

Want to participate in an author interview? E-mail Rachael and ask for the form. Just click 'Contact' on this website and fill in your details.

That's it for this month's Monthly Meow: Author Edition - be sure to check in with us in June/July for more exciting releases, updates and news. Stay safe and stay curious! Thank you for reading.