This week Steve is at Chorlton Water Park Nature Reserve in Manchester with author and illustrator Emma Reynolds. Emma's debut author-illustrator book "Amara and the Bats" was published here in the UK in July 2021 and she sits down with Steve to tell us how the book has been received, what she thinks the future of children's books holds and what it was that inspired her to write a kids book about bats.
Children’s authors Angela Mills and Emma Reynolds have kindly donated prizes. Angela has donated a copy of Bobby the brown long-eared bat signed by both Angela and Chris Packham and Emma has donated a copy of her newly released book Amara and the bats (see above episode!). To enter the competition to win one of these brilliant books, all you have to do is write us a review about the show and the two winners will be picked at random at the end of this series. Not all podcast apps allow you to leave reviews, so if you’re an Apple device user, leave us a review on the Apple podcasts app which is already installed on your device. If you’re an Android user, you can leave us a review on the Podcast Addict app and if you don’t listen to the show on a mobile device you can write your review on the Podchaser website. Instructions of how to leave your review in each of these places can be found here. Remember, we need to be able to contact you if you win so when you leave your review, make sure you give us your twitter or Instagram handle in the review. If you don’t use these, drop us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with a copy of your review. We’re only able to post the prizes to addresses in the United Kingdom.
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