Kathryn Rose Newey ~ Author of Unique Books with Environmental Messages

Environmental Fiction, Animal Rights Fiction, Science Fiction, Poetry ~ for Ages 8-18 and Beyond

Veganism: Saving the Planet one Plant-Based Meal at a Time ~ Vegans Shun Animal Suffering, Help Health & Environment

Veganism: Some may think it’s a passing fad or trend which celebrities, especially young celebrities and their followers, are embracing. However there’s more to veganism than you might think, and the numbers of people adopting vegan diets have risen exponentially in… Continue Reading →

5 Things I Wish I’d Known as a New Self-Publishing Author ~ Those Essential Need-To-Know Facts No One Tells You

When I started self-publishing my own books, I searched the Internet for how to do everything, from file formats, to book cover designs, to best self-publishing platforms. My biggest frustration was that there’s so much information out there, and tons… Continue Reading →

Single-Use Plastic – 5 Ways To Reduce Yours and Save the Earth ~ Easy ways to Reduce, Reuse or Recycle your Plastics

Single-use plastic is what it says: Plastic that’s been designed to be used once only, then thrown away. What a waste! We all know it’s a huge problem. Billions of tons of waste plastic lies about as litter, clogs up… Continue Reading →

‘Animals in the Forest’ Review: Thought Provoking and an Absolute Pleasure to Read ~ Review in EducationOtherwise.org Newsletter Spring 2018

The Environmental Fiction book aimed at middle grade children, teens and young adults, ‘Animals in the Forest: The Day Terrible Things Came‘, was recently reviewed by Education Otherwise, a major home education organisation in the UK. Kerri, the EO book reviewer, wrote: “‘Animals… Continue Reading →

New Teens’ and Children’s Animal Rights Story to be Published Soon ~ Out Soon: Story about Zoo Animals in Confinement, With Facts and Websites

UPDATE June 2018: ‘The Zoo Animals’ Faraway Dream‘ has been published! Find out more here. If you or your kids are into reading about the natural environment, green issues, ecology, animals or saving the planet, then my next book, ‘The… Continue Reading →

Ilnoblet Elmer is Officially Awarded ‘4 out of 4 Stars’! ~ 4 out of 4 Stars Review by OnlineBookclub.org

OnlineBookClub.org has published their official review of ‘Ilnoblet Elmer and the Alien Water Thieves‘, rating it 4 out of 4 stars: “Children’s literature that makes learning fun is always a joy to read. Ilnoblet Elmer and the Alien Water Thieves by Kathryn… Continue Reading →

Children’s Writing Workshops at Waterstones Bookstores ~ Kids' Writing Workshops with Local Author in Hertfordshire

UPDATE May 2018: I’m offering more Kids’ Writing Workshops at Waterstones Hatfield, Waterstones Welwyn Garden City, and Harpenden Books during May Half-Term (28th-31st May 2018). Contact the stores to book your place! UPDATE April 2018! The 2pm-3pm workshop on Monday 9… Continue Reading →

Self-Published Author Fairs in Hertfordshire

It’s great that Hertfordshire Libraries are acknowledging self-published authors – by holding a series of Self-Published Author Fairs in various public libraries. The events are aimed at bringing self-published books, often unique, to the attention of readers who can purchase… Continue Reading →

Radio Interview on Environmental Fiction ‘Animals in the Forest’ ~ Kathryn Rose Newey Interviewed on BBC Three Counties Radio

Nick Coffer interviewed me live on BBC Three Counties Radio about my environmental fiction book ‘Animals in the Forest: The Day Terrible Things Came‘ early in January 2018. Listen to the podcast of the interview here. Here’s some more information about the… Continue Reading →

What do Batman and Ilnoblet Elmer have in Common? ~ Aspiring Illustrator and Art Student puts his Skills to the Test

Or more precisely, what do an illustration of Batman and the book cover for ‘Ilnoblet Elmer and the Alien Water Thieves‘ have in common? Answer: Both have been drawn and designed by Jamie Ridge, who is currently an Art &… Continue Reading →

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