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Amelie is my first picturebook, self-published with Matador Books.

Here are some of the lovely things people have said about Amelie (and I’m not even related to these people!):

“Amelie and the Great Outdoors is a lovely story, Fiona has written it with great sensitivity. The writing has the feel of classics we love.” Book Monster March 2016. Read the whole review here.

“A wonderful thought-provoking and sensitively written book with fab illustrations. A perfect little story to show your little ones just how fabulous ‘outside’ can be!” ReadItDaddy April 2016. Check out Daddy and Charlotte’s full review here.

Rosie Brook’s enchanting illustrations take us on a journey through the seasons capturing all the fun and excitement of the children playing and having fun. They are delightful and perfectly complement Fiona’s engaging and thoughtful writing.” Book Lover Jo April 2016. You can see Jo’s full review and other blogs here.

“We highly recommend reading this story al fresco, in the garden, park or at the beach!” Book Bairn May 2016. Read about Book Bairn’s delightful adventures in Bookland here.

“A delightful book that inspires outdoors play .” Minerva Reads May 2016. I was delighted to contribute a guest blog for Minerva which you can read here.

Amelie and the Great Outdoors

Amelie lived at the top of a tall, tall tower. She had never taken the lift or climbed down the winding stairs to the ground below. Through her bedroom window high up in the tower, Amelie could see the GREAT OUTDOORS. It didn’t look up to much. “I prefer to stay inside,” she said. Amelie [...]

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