allaboutnewport logo
advertise with the sleeping dog

news » Local Author Lorna McCann Nominated for County Award

lorna mccann children's author

Local Author Lorna McCann Nominated for County Award

Author | 10 November 2017

Lorna McCann, who writes fun and engaging stories for children aged 4 to 7, is among the nominees for children’s product of the year at the Businesses for Children Awards 2018.

The nomination comes as Lorna, from Childs Ercall, near Newport, puts the finishing touches to her latest children’s picture book ‘Felix - the small boy with the BIG imagination’.

The 37-year-old was inspired to start writing children’s books by her own two boys, Lucas (6) and Finn (5), and last November saw Lorna publish her first book ‘Wendy and the Biscuit Tree’.

Since then the writer, who also runs her own public relations company Lorna McCann PR, has provided numerous author visits to schools and nurseries across the county to share her passion for reading and writing with young children.

She said: “I’ve had such a fantastic year since publishing my first book and I have met so many wonderful children and teachers along the way. Receiving this nomination really is the icing on the cake to a great 12 months.

“I feel incredibly honoured to be included among the nominees along with so many other wonderful Shropshire businesses providing a fantastic array of products and services to children and young people. I wish everyone the best of luck.”

To contact Lorna, email lorna.mccann@teamauthoruk.co.uk

main news page...

other local stories

Newport Nocture Cycle Race Set To Return

Author Di Jeggo
Published 19 January 2018

Church Eaton Primary School Space Week

Author Gavin Peasley
Published 15 January 2018

Incoming Newport School Head Responds to Ofsted Report

Author Laura Calcroft
Published 05 December 2017

NatWest Bank Newport set to Close in 2018

Author NatWest Spokesman
Published 01 December 2017

Newport Show Seeks New Event Manager

Author Robert Watson Jones
Published 27 November 2017

Publish and Share Your Local News Stories

Email your article with a photo to editor@allaboutnewport.co.uk