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2016 has been a busy year research and writing.   The spring found Nan in Cuenca, Ecuador researching a new English/Spanish book for children about a small boy and a magical owl.


Then back in North Carolina Nan was getting to know a ‘big’  character for another new book Periwinkle.

JUNE 28, 2015


Andy and Nan will be meeting and greeting readers onboard the Northlink Ferry MV HAMNAVOE,  JUNE 28, 2015
Sailing from Scrabster to Stromness, Orkney, Scotland  

Andy's young readers will receive certificates "Sailed With Andy From Orkney on board the MV Hamnavoe.


December 13, 2014   Saturday  2:00-3:00 PM


Nan Meriweather will be signing Andy from Orkney books at the Orcadian Bookshop, 50 Albert St, Kirkwall, Orkney


Nan and Andy will be at the Kirkwall Library for a reading  Saturday morning at 11:30 before the book signing.   Please come and join us.

December 5, 2014


ANDY FROM ORKNEY; A NEW SOMEONE ON HOY is now available at the Ye Old Warwick Book Shoppe at 31 Main Street, Warwick, NY.


We are please to announce the new interactive 'WHERE IN THE WORLD IS ANDY?' flyers and book marks included in the book that will direct you to Andy's Facebook page  


It is our hope to connect Andy's readers across the world with an interactive dialogue on Facebook.  Tell Andy where you are and ask him questions about the characters, Orkney, the wildlife, geography, etc.  We are creating a map to show where our readers are in the world.

December 4, 2014.


Great, successful book signing at Kilpatrick, Townsen, Stockton LLP in Winston Salem, NC USA.  Many thanks to all who attended, purchased books and enjoyed Andy icecream flavors provided by  Blue Ridge Icecream


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