Fergal is Fuming!
About this deal
He lives and works in Wiltshire, and when he's not sketching up new characters or writing down stories he can be found sculpting, brewing coffee, adjusting his headphones or foraging in the kitchen for cake. He burns the dinner (literally), reduces the football goal to ashes and absolutely cannot play a nice, quiet board game.
However it seems that everything elicits an ‘It’s not FAIR’ in Fergal’s life, from tea to bath to the day to day. They would also only drop off a case of books and leave us to run it – it was so lovely to have you on hand to chat to the children and recommend them books, as well as the small (but appreciated! A dragon with a short temper is not a good combination, as Fergal’s family and friends soon find out. Your words, like your reviews, bring books to life and give them a voice before the front cover is even turned.He offers a direct message in his uncluttered text, including the repeated phrase, ‘That’s not FAIR! What’s more, the crisp illustrations enhance the drama and impact tso that we’re really drawn in, as we are to the author’s Super Sloth.
You guys are such a force for good and I am a passionate supporter of Indie booksellers, so I'm so happy this worked out well (I'd love to know how many books were sold if you have it to hand - it felt like quite a lot! I have even talked the head into a little revamp of the library so that we can display them properly! Get to know Fergal in this online musical re-imagining of Robert Starling’s much-loved children’s book, Fergal is Fuming!I haven't charted out my visits for the summer term, but I'm sure there are several in the south) and thanks so much for being so fantastic! Fergal is Fuming, which was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Award, was his first book.
It is only when he starts to notice other animals have clever tricks to calm down that Fergal begins to win back his friends, especially when he discovers dragons can cool off in a very handy way. It’s a fantastic independent book seller that will actually be responsive and select appropriate books for you. Yesterday a parent came over to tell me how impressed she was by the book fair and that you did a fabulous job of selling the books to the children first.
There was just the right amount of choice to suit everyone without being overwhelming and I received comments from parents and staff about the quality of books offered compared to previous sales which have always been based around current crazes and well known celebrity authors. I was at my last school for 4 years and we had ********* book fairs every term – and every term, I was disappointed by the narrow range of books. Furthermore we believe it’s selection that is likely to become a popular choice, known, loved, chosen and treasured. Yourself and Bob are much cherished in our booky world and I personally really appreciate everything that you do.
It was such a pleasure to meet you both, and I really appreciated how smoothly and professionally you ran everything. Fergal is Fuming‘ is a recommended picture book for bedtime reading and rereading alone, building up reading repertoire and enjoyment. What’s more, Robert Starling seems to show such attachment to his creation that it is almost palpable. You guys were so fab and Dawn was such a lovely presence in the schools - I will absolutely be in touch next time I'm in your neck of the woods.Watch the video on YouTube, sing along to the songs, and download our activity pack for a range of fun musical activities for under-5s, ideal for parents, carers and nurseries. A dragon with a short temper is not a great combination, as Fergal's family and friends soon find out. A dragon with a short temper is not a good combination, as Fergal's family and friends soon find out. Your selection was perfect for our children and what really made the difference was your ability to engage with each child, discuss their interests and help them to choose a suitable book based on your extensive knowledge of the books you were selling. It is only when he starts to notice that other animals have clever tricks to calm down that Fergal begins to win back his friends, especially when he discovers dragons can cool off in a very handy way.