467: Your pet’s name in Sunday Times bestselling author Megan Rix’s new book

Megan RixITEM: Have you pet’s name (or someone else pet’s name or even your own name) in Megan Rix’s next book ‘A Soldier’s Friend’ set during WW1.

DETAILS: Author Megan Rix is known for writing children’s stories about animals. Her next book, coming out in May 2014, has many animal stars in it – and your pet could be one of them if you bid to have their name in the book (or you could have your own name or the name of any pet that’s special to you). The winner will also receive an early signed copy.

BIO: Megan Rix was born in London and lived in America, Singapore and New Zealand before marrying and moving to the East of England. When not writing she can be found walking by the river with her dogs, Traffy and Bella, who are usually in the river.


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. Thanks Keren – off to Folkstone Lit Fest today to spread the word. Hope you have a good day 🙂

  2. Viv Hampshire

    £16 from me

  3. Thanks We Sat Down – great book blog 🙂

  4. Gillian Stern

    £50 – for my sister and her family, who adore their dog Rosie..

  5. Smudge the cat

    Hope you enjoy writing your book, I was watching you at the book festival;)

  6. Thanks Gillian – Rosie would fit in very nicely, I think 🙂

  7. Dear Smudge the Cat, Thanks for coming along to Folkestone book festival today. I hope you liked the pictures of cats in the presentation and didn’t find the chairs too uncomfortable. Lots of children went home with paw prints on their hands 🙂

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