The Return of Itchee & Scratchee


What is the working title of your next book?

The Return of Itchee & Scratchee

Where did the idea for the book come from?

This is the second book in a trilogy about two baby hedgehogs we rescued from our garden last year.

What genre does your book fall under?

Children, Young Adults, Parents who like to read to their children and anyone who loves Hedgehogs.

Which actors would you choose to play your characters in a move rendition?

Baarbaara, Poppy and Itchee and Scratchee would play themselves, however cameo appearances from Shaun The Sheep and Bagpuss would be appreciated.

What is the one sentence synopsis for your book?

After spending the winter in hospital, Itchee and Scratchee are returned to their rescuers, now their adventures begin.

Will your book be self-published or represented by an agency?

Self-Published, available on and as well as CreateSpace.

How long did it take you to write the first draft of the manuscript?

Approximately three months due to other commitments, should be finished by the end of January 2013.

What other books would you compare this story to within your genre?

No specific book, but any wildlife rescue stories, or fun tales about animals.

Who or what inspired you to write this book?

The Hedgehogs that come to eat in our garden, from March to October.  They are so cute and their numbers are declining rapidly, due to heavy traffic, and people mistaking them for rodents.  They are becoming a protected species, so we need to help them.

What else about your book might pique the reader’s interest?

Interesting facts such as they “DO NOT” have fleas, they can swim and they have very sharp teeth.

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