Peter Bunzl

Children's Author. Novels #COGHEART and #MOONLOCKET out now with @usborne_books #CogheartAdventures

http://peterbunzl.com/

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Today I made bookmarks with my @beanstalkreads readers. Here’s my effort. Can you guess the two books? #bookmarks #beanstalk

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Sunday reading. I loved this film so much had to get the book. #callmebyyourname

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Trip to @usborne_books this morning and managed to snaffle all of these lovelies... Looking forward to reading them in! @tamsinwinterbooks @by_matt_killeen @sophieandersonauthor

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And furthermore -

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Meanwhile, in other news-

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Super chuffed that #Cogheart has been nominated for the Cilip Carnegie Medal. Thanks to all the hardworking librarians who put the list together and support and cheer on children's books and young readers! I am delighted to be on this nom list along with so many authors I admire. #CKG18 #childrensbooks #ukmg #usborne #cilip #carnegie #nomination #list

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brilliant day doing a circus skills intro @nationalcircus today! Got to try out some acrobatics, juggling, tightrope, silks and trapeze! It was the MOST fun!

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#Repost @booksaremybag (@get_repost)
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Takeover by @peter_bunzl --,"Here’s a picture of my writing desk and workspace. I tidied because I knew you were visiting! You can see a big poster in the background given to me by Usborne, that was made for the launch of #Cogheart. There are some post-its stuck around the screen, normally they have scene notes on to do with the book I’m working on: so a couple of these are from book 3 and a couple of them are ideas for future things. Also, I have a second monitor going on, so I can have Evernote or research pages open while I’m writing on the main monitor.
For the actually drafting I like to use a programme called #Scrivener to write my drafts. The great thing about Scrivener is you have all of your files saved in one project - down the left of the screen there you can see all the chapters listed in order, and you can skip between them so it’s very easy to navigate about the manuscript, which is great when you’re doing larger edits on the manuscript." #BAMB #BambReadersAwards #Usborne #UKMG #ChildrensBooks #CogheartAdventures #BooksAreMyBag #IndieBookshops @Usborne_books @peter_bunzl #BAMBReadersAward

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Takeover by @peter_bunzl -- 'Here’s a look behind the scenes at Kath Millichope and @BeccaStadtlander ’s development work for the cover of #Moonlocket - you can see Becca’s early sketch of Robert and Lily on bicycles with Malkin riding in Lily’s basket, just as he does at the end of the story and a rough designs of Tolly – a new friend who Robert and Lily meet on this adventure. Plus designs for Jack Door - the book's villain and for the Moonlocket and the Theatre of Curiosities – a mysterious theatre where there’s some spiritualism and ghostly goings on and the characters end up discovering a big clue in the story. In the centre are the cover roughs – I love the early rough design and the sparkle and deep purple of the first interpretation of the cover!' #BAMB #BambReadersAwards #Usborne #UKMG #ChildrensBooks #CogheartAdventures #BooksAreMyBag #IndieBookshops @Usborne_books @peter_bunzl #BAMBReadersAward

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#Repost @booksaremybag (@get_repost)
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Hi all! This is @peter_bunzl - I am taking over the books are my bag instagram for a bit to post some images to do with my book #Moonlocket which has been nominated for the #BAMBReadersAward ...So to start with here’s an image of the books cover - designed by Kath Millichope and illustrated by the AMAZING @beccastadtlander I think that they created something spectacular that perfectly encapsulates the book. I love the theatrical flavour of the rich velvety background and the embroidered stars, and the harvest moon, a call back to the #Cogheart clockface. I adore the London skyline, with hints of all the dark places Lily, Robert and Malkin visit in the story! #BAMB #Usborne #UKMG #ChildrensBooks #CogheartAdventures #BooksAreMyBag #IndieBookshops @Usborne_books @peter_bunzl

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Cool to be nestled among such BIG names! #Repost @beth_sweetman (@get_repost)
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November TBR time......can you tell I'm on a major fantasy kick at the moment? 😂 #november #novembertbr #tbr #vicious #veschwab #cogheart #peterbunzl #wonderwoman #leighbardugo #northernlights #philippullman #libraryofsouls #ransomriggs #book #books #read #reading #bookworm #nerd #bookish #bookstagram #shelfie

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I made them meringues-- Yum!

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Me and Mike hanging out with my sister @labunzella and nieces today. -- Her OH taking the pic, plus little nephew refusing to be in it!

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Delighted to discover that #Cogheart has been nominated for the Chorlton Book Awards at Chorlton High School along with these five great MG Books...

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Lovely afternoon with the #ABundleofBooks readers in Herne Bay. We did some deportment, made zoetropes and talked about #Cogheart and #Moonlocket. #usborne #cogheartadventures @usborne_books #ukmg

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A thrilling tale of catastrophe and courage - we're so excited to share the news that #Moonlocket by @peter_bunzl has been shortlisted in the Middle Grade category at the #BAMBReadersAwards 🦊📚 #usbornefiction #cogheartadventures

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Some pics from my #Cogheart and #moonlocket event at Hillingdon libraries #YASchools day today. Co organised by @ya.shot and Hillingdon #CultureBite #ukmg #usborne @usborne_books

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Couple more pics from Cheltenham- with the festival sign. And after the Magic and Mechanicals event with @scarthomas - the signing queue going out the door!

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Hanging out with Spongebob today

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Some pics from yesterday's fab session at @cheltfestivals with @scarthomas excellently hosted by Imogen Russell Williams - we talked Magic and Mechanicals. Favourite alternate world children's books, the best magical boons that influenced Scarlett, and real life automatons who inspired my mechanicals. #Cogheart #Moonlocket #DragonsGreen #Usborne #canongate #childrensbooks #ukmg #writerslife #writing @canongatebooks @usborne_books

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Two days doing school events at the Isle of White Literary Festival- this is the ocean at the end of the lane, just down the road from the hotel.

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Went to @zipposcircus last night with my goddaughters - it was brilliant fun, some stellar acts! #circus

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I do like an animal sidekick and Cogheart has a very charming mechanical fox called Malkin! 🦊

Cogheart is a children's book rather than YA but if that doesn't bother you and you like steampunk then I recommend it. I haven't read Moonlocket yet but I'm confident there will be more excellent villains and more Malkin. 📚
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#cogheart#moonlocket#peterbunzl#bookstagram#bookstagrammer#bookworm#booknerd#bookishfeatures#bibliophile#gobookyourself#bookstagramfeaturre#goodreads#bookfeaturepage#childrensbooks

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Delighted that Cogheart has also been nominated for St Helens SLS Awards 2018 #bash2018

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Delighted to announce that Cogheart has been shortlisted for the awesome book awards 2018

#Repost @cranleighschool (@get_repost)
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Our first author Q&A is with shortlisted author Peter Bunzl; we caught up with him earlier this month to find out a little more about his shortlisted book Cogheart where he told us more about his writing as well as his favourite character 📚🦊read the interview here: www.awesomebookawards.com/5-questions-for-peter-bunzl

#cranleigh #cranleighschool #surrey #iloveboarding #reading #awesomebookawards #awesomebookawards2018 #authorawards #childrensauthor #literacy #aba2018
#cranleighprep #bookawards #peterbunzl #cogheart @peter_bunzl

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@mrbsemporium hanging out on #Bookshopday - with their 'I love reading real books because...' blackboard #Cogheart #moonlocket @usborne_books #bamb #BookaAreMyBag @booksaremybag

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It's #bookshopday -go visit your local indie bookshop, have a chat and buy some books! Here's me outside fab @mrbsemporium -I went in and signed loads of books! Bumped in to @sarahcrossanwriter and Brian Conaghan they bought me the worlds greatest pencil! #BAMB #BooksAreMyBag @booksaremybag @usborneya @usborne_books #Bamb #BookshopDay

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THRILLED that #Moonlocket is up for the @booksaremybag Middle Grade Readers award with all these amazing books!
If you LOVE the book please go vote for it - there's a link in my profile.
#BAMBReadersAwards #usbornebooks #usborne @usborne_books @usborneya #Cogheart #cogheartadventures #middlegrade #ukmgchat #ukmg #childrensbooks

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Wow! Thanks @sinead.ohart and @stripesbooks for sending THE EYE OF THE NORTH - the coolest box and letter and everything! Really lovely package! Can't wait to read it.

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