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This Bank Holiday Monday, 7th May 2012, author of Butterfly Summer, Anne-Marie Conway, will be at Butterfly World in Chiswell Green, Hertfordshire, the inspiration for the captivating butterfly garden in her book. There will be a free nature photography workshop for all ages at 11am followed by a photography competition for all budding photographers. After lunch, head down to the gift shop where Anne-Marie will be signing copies of her newly released children's novel, Butterfly Summer.
Find out more on the Butterfly World Project website.
Butterfly Summer by Anne-Marie Conway
When Becky finds an old photo in a box under her mum’s bed, everything she thought she knew comes crashing down. The only place she finds comfort is at the Butterfly Garden with her new friend, Rosa May. But with her wild ways, and unpredictable temper, is Rosa May hiding something as well? In the heat of the sun-drenched summer, it seems that Becky is the only one in the dark…
Anne-Marie Conway is a primary school teacher specialising in drama, but also runs her own children’s theatre company, Full Circle. She lives in London with her husband, two young sons and two eccentric cats, Betty and Boo. Anne-Marie has written a number of humorous sketches which have been performed by her theatre company, but "Phoebe finds her voice", shortlisted for the inaugural Times/Chicken House Children’s Fiction Competition, is her first novel.
Visit www.annemarieconway.com to find out more.
Follow Anne-Marie Conway on Twitter and let her know what you think about #ButterflySummer.
The setting for Butterfly Summer was inspired by the beautiful meadows at Butterfly World Project. A haunting tale of intense friendship and dangerous secrets, Butterfly Summer by Anne-Marie Conway is this year’s must-read.
"Suspenseful and intriguing" - Sophie McKenzie "Compelling and moving" - The Independent on Sunday "Secrets and mysteries abound" - The Sunday Express
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