Author archive: blackstaff

BUY THE PONY FRIENDS FOREVER BOOKS HERE!!

Go to Amazon and type pauline burgess to buy: Pony Palace Camp Pony Surprise Pony Party

Rostrevor Book Corner

Join Pauline Burgess at Rostrevor Book Corner on Saturday, 8th August, for some story telling, competitions and pony prizes. Pauline will be reading (and entertaining) from 2PM at the Kilbroney Community Association book corner on Bridge Street 🙂    

Launch of Pony Party at Easons, Belfast.

Launch photos   On Saturday, 16th May, we launched the third book in the series – Pony Party-  at Easons, Belfast. The store was full of happy kids following horse shoe treasure trails and colouring in lots of pics from the book series. Pony-shaped chocolates, puzzles and pens were the order of the day. Thank…

Pony Party has arrived!!

Hello again pony friends – I just wanted to let you know that the third book in the series is being launched on May 16th at Easons, Belfast, around 12.30pm. It’s going to be a real pony party with sweets and treats, treasure trails and badges, and best of all the release of BOOK 3!…

Pony Magazine

Pony Magazine Many congratulations to the 10 lucky winners who won copies of Pony Palace books Pony Palace Camp and Pony Surprise via the Pony Magazine competition!!! For those of you who missed out you can buys the books on Amazon by clicking on the picture below or from the publisher Blackstaff Press by clicking…

World Book Day!

I read from Pony Palace Camp and Pony Surprise at Easons, Belfast, for World Book Day and had a fantastic time with Sullivan Prep and St Mary’s Primary School. Great kids, great questions and great fun! AND…I appear to be in the top ten best-selling children’s books at Easons which is pretty good, don’t you…

Pony Pupils Forever

    I’ve visited so many primary schools lately from Saintfield to South Armagh and met some of the most dedicated teachers and truly fantastic children. This pic was taken by the Mourne Observer at Holy Family Primary School, Teconnaught, near Downpatrick. As you can see, the kids turned up to school in full riding…

Lisburn City Library

I had a fantastic morning with a Primary 5 group from Riverdale Primary School in Lisburn City Library today. We read some chapters from both books in the Pony Friends Forever series and then had a fun workshop designing brand new characters for the students’ own stories. Their teacher is going to email me their…

Reading at Easons, Lisburn

On 7th November I read both Pony Palace Camp and Pony Surprise to Primary 3 and 4 classes from Tonagh Primary School. The pupils had lots and lots of interesting questions and of course they fell in love with the ponies from the Pony Palace. Bronco Barney and Pretty Parsley were firm favourites, but so…

Launch of Pony Surprise!

Thank you so much to everyone who turned out for the launch of the second book in the series; Pony Surprise. The weather was more than kind to us and we had a glorious day of face-painting, riding ‘celebrity’ ponies and feasting on Ann and Tom’s fabulous food! Skippy, Parsley and Rupert looked like stars…

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