Cogheart – roundup for the rest of September.

Cogheart – roundup for the rest of September.
It’s been a crazy busy September launching Cogheart. Although I managed to write a few blogposts – all about the book launch and the Waterstones Birmingham event with Katherine Rundell I intended to write a lot more about what’s been going on in separate blogposts. Unfortunately I just haven’t had the time, so here instead is a round up of events, blogger Q&As, and reviews of the book that I’ve managed to put together from various tweets of September….

 

 

Cogheart was also reviewed in the Lancashire Evening Post here.

And to finish, here are some COGTASTIC pictures the kids at various events drew of robots:

 

Cogheart in The Guardian September Children’s Book Roundup

Cogheart in The Guardian September Children’s Book Roundup

Last Saturday Cogheart featured in The Guardian’s September Children’s book roundup of the best new picture books and novels, along with some other stonkingly good sounding books.

You can read the entire article here…

But here’s what they had to say about the book:

“For readers of eight and above Peter Bunzl’s adventurous debut Cogheart(Usborne) is a steampunky tale of ambition, pursuit and revenge, featuring dirigibles, mechanimals and automated servants in a Victorian setting. When Lily’s father’s airship crashes, she leaves her stuffy boarding school and teams up with Robert, the son of a watchmaker, to search for him. But Malkin the mechanical fox has a message for her; she must be careful who she trusts …”

Kid Lit readers chat Cogheart and here’s the Storify…

Kid Lit readers chat Cogheart and here’s the Storify…

In September Cogheart was chosen for @KidLitReaders read of the month over on Twitter. Thanks to the organizers @BookMonsterAlly and @bookloverJo

On September the 25th they had a twitter chat all about the book, and I couldn’t resist joining in, you can see the chat they all had, with me chiming in occasionally in the Storify below….

Book Monster Ally also wrote a fantabulous review Cogheart on her blog here

 If you enjoy reading the chat please go checkout #KidLitReaders and @KidLitReaders on twitter. It’s a monthly online kid lit book group filled with lovely librarians, booksellers, writers, and Children’s Literature enthusiast, who have some great book recommendations.