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The Faery Tale of Amy Thyst Book Launch Party

This week I have been super excited to announce the long-awaited publication of the third instalment of The Faery Tales series. Book Number 3, ‘The Faery Tale of Aqua Marine’ will be released in Autumn 2020 and hopefully be launched with the usual faery festivities and book signing party. Thinking ahead to the planning of this got me feeling all nostalgic for the hugely successful ‘Amy Thyst’ party that so many of...

World Book Day 2015

Schools everywhere have celebrated World Book Day today and there have been some wonderful examples in the news of the creative hive of activity going on up and down the country. Horizon Community College in Barnsley, South Yorkshire, where children’s author Melanie J Firth works as a Performing Arts teacher, was no exception. The teachers themselves were asked to teach their lessons dressed as characters from...

Lights, Camera, Action! The Faery Tales Film Trailer

As part of her campaign to launch and publicise her new book, ‘The Faery Tale of Rosie Quartz’, author Melanie J Firth worked with Overlook Films to produce a film trailer about her forthcoming fictional series. Emily Hemming, Publishing Assistant at SilverWood Books, reports from on set in Bristol: Melanie launched the first story in her Faery Tales Series in June. Needless to say the prospect of...

Faery Tales Author Awards Young Readers

Melanie J Firth met with the young people of Barnsley who had spent their summer completing the ‘Mythical Maze’ reading challenge. A celebratory event was held at Worsbrough Library, where the children were commended for their achievements. Melanie said, “I was honoured to be asked to present certificates and medals to youngsters who had passed the challenge and read a large number of books over a...

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