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On the Isle of Wight? Visit Isle of Wight Traders, Holyrood Street in Newport to find all the books and films featured on this website.

THE LIGHTS OF LEICESTER SQUARE – The Golden Years of Cinema 1967 to 1976
‘What is more glamorous than a movie premiere?’ says Michael Grade, Lord Grade of Yarmouth.
This fabulous book by Felicity Fair Thompson includes more than 150 press photos of international stars! Royalty! Queen Elizabeth II at all the glittering occasions. Celebrities! Rock stars. Hear the secrets. See the magic of those golden years of cinema! See the BBC South Today Interview:
peek inside this magic world
Buy this beautiful hardback book here at our shop.


Grandpa’s Dear Old Girl
written by Felicity Fair Thompson
illustrated by Carolyn Pavey
£7.99  from your favourite book seller

Now his lighthouse is being automated, what will Millie’s Grandpa do? But an automated lighthouse can’t remember how wild big storms can be…
‘A wonderful story full of warmth and drama for all ages with lovely illustrations. Unputdownable and a must for a television production!’ says Michelle Magorian, author of Goodnight Mister Tom
‘Evocative and nostalgic, a tender exploration of family, our ever-changing world and the enduring power of the sea. The perfect book to read snuggled up by the fire with your child or grandchild!’  says Daisy Coulham,  film and TV writer/creator – Deadwater Fell and Granchester. 
‘Like all the best stories for children Grandpa’s Dear Old Girl conveys a valuable message, relevant for kids and adults alike – a little gem – reading it to your children or grandchildren will be a delight,’  says Gill Kaye, Editor of Ingenue Magazine
‘Enhanced with beautiful drawings, Grandpa’s Dear Old Girl is an exciting, fascinating and moving story of lighthouses, their keepers – where they still exist – and the work they do,’  says Writing and Editing Consultant Garry Sutton, whose great grandfather worked for the Irish lighthouse service as an inspector.
‘I was absolutely charmed by this story and felt quite emotional at the end,’ says Lesley Myland secretary of the IOW RNLI Board.

£7.99 from Waterstones and your favourite bookshops
Published by beachybooks.com
https://beachybooks.com/bookshop/grandpas-dear-old-girl
Visit https://www.felicityfairthompson.co.uk/new see the short promotional film.