If you don’t know about TommyvCancer, then I’m guessing you’ve been living under a rock recently. Twitter and book bloggers alike are blowing up about this hashtag for this amazing cause.
Being diagnosed with stage 4 throat cancer means Tommy has been unable to do school visits or even write much. So we want to help!
Having family members live through and be affected by Cancer means that this seriously hits home, and the fact that Tommy is such a lovely guy, is also heartbreaking. So we’re teaming together to show our support for Tommy and his Family.
Throughout the tour lots of bloggers having been reviewing various books of Tommy’s. If you like the sound of them, then please do buy them or borrow from your library. And maybe even help Tommy and his family by donating what you can, or by becoming a patreon for a monthly fee in return for lots of great writing goodies. All information can be found at the following websites:
I read this book one Saturday morning, literally. I started reading and couldn’t put it down – I was so engrossed in the story. Since reading this book, I’ve started looking at the rest of the Scream Street series, a happy medium for when you want something to read, but not too heavy.
Aimed at, I guess you could say teenager-ish age, and published by Walker, the Scream Street series consists of currently 13 books and is also a tv series on CBBC staring Tyger Drew-Honey, Rasmus Hardiker, Tala Gouveia, Claire Skinner, Debra Stephenson, John Thomson and Jim Howick.
From Tommy’s website:
Scream Street is a series of 13 comedy horror novels by Tommy Donbavand, published by Walker Books in the UK, and Candlewick Press in the USA. It tells the tale of Luke Watson who, after he begins to change into a werewolf, causes his family to be moved to Scream Street – a secure location for vampires, zombies, monsters and more.
Luke quickly makes friends with a young vampire called Resus Negative, and Cleo Farr, an Egyptian mummy. His parents, however, are terrified of their new neighbours, and Luke sets out to find a way to take them out of Scream Street and back home.
Fang of The Vampire is the first in the series and with such bright and exciting covers, Scream Street can be left on your coffee table for visitors to gawp up.
A book of laughs, suspense and horror, Tommy has done an amazing job of creating the world that is Scream Street and I can’t wait to get round to reading the rest of the series. (Perhaps as quick as I’ve read this).
Blog Tour Twitter Chat
How about you Join us?! At the end of the blog tour we will be chatting over on Twitter all things Donbavand!
This will be on 30June 2016, 8 – 9pm
The hashtag for the chat is #tommyvcancer
Tommy is not only the author of the popular 13-book Scream Street series for 7 to 10 year olds, but other books of his include Zombie!, Wolf and Uniform (winner of the Hackney Short Novel Award) for Barrington Stoke, Boredom Busters and Quick Fixes For Kids’ Parties (How To Books), and Making A Drama Out Of A Crisis (Network Continuum).
Tommy lives in Lancashire with his wife and two sons.