393: A signed copy of The Extincts by Veronica Cossanteli plus a cameo for YOUR PET in Veronica’s next book

The Extincts by Veronica CassanteliITEM: A signed copy of The Extincts, plus a cameo for YOUR PET (species/breed/name/peculiar characteristic?) in Veronica’s next book.

George loves to help out at hidden Wormestall Farm, even though it’s full of extinctly scary creatures, like the dodo in the dog bed and the dinosaurs in the duck pond. When Mortifer the giant basilisk goes missing, it’s up to George to find him before wicked taxidermist Diamond Pye can add to her stuffed animal collection …

Veronica works in a Southampton Junior School where she is best known for keeping a stuffed tarantula in her cupboard. She lives with her son and assorted cats and seems, rather by mistake, to have opened a Refuge for Distressed Reptiles…


About Candy Gourlay

Candy Gourlay is a Filipino author living in London. She was a journalist writing about dictators in the Third World before she took up a full time position battling dictators of the nappy-clad variety. She inadvertently became a web designer while avoiding doing the dishes. She takes procrastination to new levels by blogging, drawing and making YouTube videos for fun. Her debut novel Tall Story was nominated for the Carnegie Medal and shortlisted for eleven children’s book prizes including the Blue Peter prize. It won the Crystal Kite Children’s Book Prize for Europe. Her latest book is called Shine. www.candygourlay.com


  1. Julia Anderson

    I’ll start it off with a bid of £20

  2. Graham Kemp


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