A former college principal from Barrowford and Whalley has printed his first youngsters’s e-book.
Brian Beresford was headmaster of St Thomas’ CE Main College in Barrowford for 5 years, and was additionally headmaster of Whalley CE Main College.
He was additionally Deputy Headmaster of St James CE Main College in Clitheroe and Performing Headmaster of Bolton-by-Bowland CE Main College.
Mr Beresford, who now lives in Skipton, North Yorkshire, at the moment runs vocal workshops throughout Lancashire and has launched 250 items of music for faculties.
His first e-book, The Midnight Grocer’, printed by i2i Publishing, Manchester, tells the story of Chaaya and his football-mad brother, Jaden, who’re blissfully unaware that an ‘unbelievable’ expertise is about to remodel all their summer season holidays.
The synopsis of her novel reads: “A startling ‘golden’ sound is heard at midnight, and a big shiny object all of the sudden fills their yard.
“Tough selections must be made, and household, buddies and neighbors are affected in probably the most surprising methods.
“A mysterious stranger with a guinea pig comes into their lives, and Jaden’s life adjustments without end when he reveals kindness to a homeless man.
“Youngsters and adults face challenges collectively in a narrative of thriller, journey, soccer and science fiction.”
Miss Baloch, a Yr 6 instructor at St Barnabas and St Paul’s CE Main College, Blackburn, is at the moment studying the e-book to her class.
She mentioned: ‘The e-book is a good and thrilling learn for youngsters and equally vital and particularly related in at present’s society.
“We’ve learn a couple of chapters to this point and the youngsters are actually excited to listen to what occurs to the characters, particularly since they’re huge soccer followers.”
The Midnight Grocer is now obtainable on-line from Waterstones, Foyles, Blackwells, Wordy, Superior Books, bookshop.org, Alibris, WH Smith and Amazon.