Author archive: blackstaff

You are invited! Book Launch Party 20 September

Pony Surprise Book launch party at Lessans Riding Stables!!! 3.30 – 5.30pm 20th September 2014 RSVP – jim.meredith@blackstaffpress.com Pony Rides!! Face Painting!! Badges!! Refreshments and much more!!!  

Read chapter one of book two – Pony Surprise

Welcome to the Pony Palace and the second book in the Pony Friends Forever series. I have loved ponies since I was a little girl and now my daughter Emma loves them too. Though the people in my stories are fictional, all the horses and ponies in this series are real and living at Lessans’…

  Hello again folks,   Just wanted to let you know that Culture NI is running a competition to win copies of Pony Palace Camp. See link below to participate. http://www.culturenorthernireland.org/competition-entry.aspx?comp_id=503   Also, illustrations and edits are coming along nicely for the second book in the series; Pony Surprise. I look forward to introducing you…

Saturday story time at Waterstones

I had a lovely time today meeting lots of great kids aged between 5 and 11 at Waterstones, Belfast. There were biscuits, buns, badges and book marks … and of course Pony Palace Camp 🙂 Thank you to Oliver and Ava and Aoife and Ada and all the other kids who joined in with colouring…

     Well, the first summer camp at the Pony Palace is well and truly underway. There’s been trotting, cantering, jumping, grooming, mucking out and tucking in to sausage sodas in the Nosebag cafe. Emma and Philly are leading the groups this week with lots of helping out from volunteers. There will be two more…

Easons Reading

Hi folks, I met some lovely children this morning at Easons in Belfast – primary 3 pupils from Springhill and Sullivan prep. I read Chapter 1 and introduced them to the character of Barney. They loved his cheeky, fun nature, but they realised that he’s a sweetheart deep down. Thanks to both sets of teachers and…

Pony Friends Forever at Belfast Book Festival

Are you mad about ponies? Then you’ll love Pony Friends Forever, a brand new series of stories about the wonderful ponies who live at the Pony Palace, the best riding school ever. Pony Palace Camp is the first book in the Pony Friends Forever series and tells the story of cheeky Barney, gorgeous Biscuit and super-cool…

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