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Hector the Hedgehog

School Children Enjoy Hector the Hedgehog with Music

Hector the Hedgehog is trying to hibernate for the winter but with Peacock, Rabbit, Squirrel and Deer around, he is not finding it at all easy.

This is the third book in the 'Tales Of Brownsea Island' series from Caroline Hall with illustrations by Alec Wills.

Both Caroline and Alec have been touring the countryside visiting schools and local libraries in order to tell the story to children in the area.

Caroline tells the story and sings songs while playing her guiltar as Alec Wills draws the pictures for the children to enjoy while listening.​

The new book is now published and will be in selected stores shortly.​


Hector the Hedgehog by Caroline Hall

New book from Caroline Hall, illustrated by Alec Wills

Hector the Hedgehog by Caroline Hall

Cyril The Squirrel – Illustrated by Alec Wills

New Book by Caroline Hall

Cyril The Squirrel - Caroline Hall & Alec Wills

Drawings by Alec Wills

As dusk fell, Squirrel settled down for the night, happy that his secret store would be safe until winter.

Cyril the Squirrel is busy making ready for the long hard winter ahead, only to find that his treasure store has been raided. He calls on his friends, Rabbit, Hedgehog, Deer and Peacock to help but the thief is very cunning.

Peacock finally hits on a clever plan to outsmart the rascal so that Squirrel can at last sleep happy, knowing that his winter store is safe.

Following up to the hugely successful Pimpernel The Peakcock childrens' book, Caroline Hall has now published, Cyril The Squirrel where children, eveywhere, can follow his adventures.

Caroline Hall lives in Poole, Dorset. She likes to sail around the harbour, and in particular to Brownsea Isand, which is where the inspiration for CYRIL THE SQUIRREL and its sequel PIMPERNEL THE PEACOCK originated.

Alec Wills is married, with two stepchildren and three grand children. He likes to paint local scenes of Poole in water colour, which he exhibits in local galleries. He also draws cartoons and illustrations for national and local magazines.

Happy Birthday Ma’am

Queen's 90th Birthday

Local Scenes by Alec Wills

Lifeboat House

Lifeboat by Alec Wills

Poole Bay

Poole Bay by Alec Wills

Pimpernel The Peacock

Pimpernel the Peacock

Alec Wills has illustrated, using watercolours, Pimpernel The Peacock, a new children's story book by Caroline Hall

Images of Brownsea Island

On the pathway to the castle

'On The Pathway To The Castle' by Alec Wills.  This illustration is from Caroline Hall's children's publication, Pimpernel The Peacock

Tom Scott’s Poole Days Published

Tom Scott's Poole Days Published - Illustrations by Alec Wills

Tom Scott has been wishing to publish a book 'one day' all about his amusing memories of Old Poole, Dorset. 

After writing many articles for a number of publications, Tom's new book, Tom's Poole Days has been published by Marketing Bugle publications.

The illustrations have been provided by Alec Wills, local artist, also born in Poole and where Alec's drawings really bring Tom Scott's stories to life.

The book is available from Tom's main book website: Tom Scott's Poole Days​

Tom Scott is  married with a large family.

His boyhood education was spent at Hamworthy First School, beginning in 1935 followed by Henry Harbin, until the leaving age of fourteen.

A five year apprenticeship at J. Bolson as a Lofts man was next, until he was enlisted into the Royal Navy as a Shipwright.

It’s around this period that Tom Scott has chosen to select a few amusing situations that happened to him.

Publishers, Marketing Bugle are digital marketing consultants for local businesses specialising in SMS text messaging customer loyalty programmes, product & services promotional videos, printing & publishing with online marketing.​

First printed July 2014 by Marketing Bugle ©2014 Marketing Bugle & Tom Scott Publications​. Enquiries: [email protected]

Book Illustrated by Alec J. Wills

Christmas Card Drawings

Believe In Yourself

Believe In Yourself

Butcher's Shop Santa

Butcher's Shop Santa

Santa Roundabout

Santa Roundabout

Three Wise Men

Three Wise Men

Viking, Bath & Eden by Alec Wills

Viking by Alec Wills

Stop complaining and row

The Eden Project by Alec Wills

The Eden Project

Bath by Alec Wills

Bath

Local Author Publishes 3rd Children’s Book In Series

 

3rd Children's Book From Local Author The new children’s book from Caroline Hall has been published.  Illustrations are by Alec Wills