2021 The last few years have been busy for all of us at Andy From Orkney. My cottage and the front field have flowers and hedges for the birds and butterflies to find food and shelter. Still working on the stone wall and front steps but hope to finish them soon. Making Andy available to students and families has also been a joy. This year we will take Andy to the US. Hope I may visit some of my readers.
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 www.facebook.com/andyfromorkney.
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.