The Seer’s Stone

September 12, 2017

Twelve adventures for children under La Palma’s amazing starry sky. by Sheila Crosby (Children’s fiction, paperback, 148 pages, A5) Take a journey through La Palma’s turbulent past, into its present and out into the exciting future. Chedey will tell you how his world collapsed when the Spanish conquered the Island in 1493, Althay will explain what happened when the volcano erupted, Daida shares her visit from an extraterrestrial and Leyre…

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The Dodo Dragon and other stories

May 5, 2017

“The Dodo Dragon and other stories” (Science Fiction). Nine quirky SF stories from the off-beat imagination of Sheila Crosby. Chose from .mobi (for Kindle) .ePub (for iPad, Sony reader etc.) or .PDF for almost anything. Due to the changes in EU sales tax, this book is currently only available from Amazon. Amazon.co.uk Amazon.comand  Amazon.es If you want a format other than .mobi, send me an email and I’ll see what I can…

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Squee Sunday: Reading Animals

October 9, 2016

I don’t know why I didn’t think of this before. I love books and I love animals. Both together has to be even better, yes? I also have fond memories of my son, aged three, “reading” to the kittens. “See that word there? That says, ‘Magic.’”

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Squee Sunday: Book day

A girl under a tree on a floating island
April 24, 2016

Chan Hwee Chong designed this, along with an entire, awesome alphabet made out of books. And some quotes I’d love to put together with pictures if only I had a talent for graphic design and didn’t have three books waiting inside my my head, trying to get out. Marcus Tullius Cicero “A room without books is like a body without a soul.”   Frank Zappa “So many books, so little…

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A Breathtaking Window on the Universe

The front cover for 'A Breathtaking Window on the Universe'
August 2, 2015

Yes, it’s my book. “A Breathtaking Window on the Universe: A guide to the observatory at the Roque de los Muchachos SECOND EDITION” By Sheila M. Crosby (Non-Fiction Paperback) 164 pages (16 more than the first edition) Welcome to the Roque de Los Muchachos, where 15 telescopes from 19 nations use the best night sky in Europe to explore the cosmos. Find out what it’s like to work in this strange…

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European Week of Astronomy and Space Science

The banner for EWASS 2015
June 17, 2015

  Next week the European Astronomical Society (EAS) will be holding their annual meeting at the ‘Guajara Campus’ of the University of La Laguna (ULL) in La Laguna, Tenerife. This is the 23rd EWASS, and the first one in Tenerife. The organisers are expecting over 1,100 participants. I’ll be there on Wednesday from around 1 pm to 7 pm, to sell and sign my books (more details of exactly where…

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