The ‘Henry and Kathleen’ Books
Introducing Taryn Jahme’s series of lavishly-illustrated ‘Henry and Kathleen’ books, designed to teach your child manners and etiquette through the use of magic, wonder and adventure
A Magical London Adventure
Henry and Kathleen are a lively and imaginative brother and sister. After getting into trouble with their Mum for bad table manners, they write her a story of apology—a magical adventure in which Jasper, a friendly dragon, flies them around the landmarks of London, culminating in a grand feast at Buckingham Palace at which they get to demonstrate that they really do have good manners.
High Tea Through the Tunnels of London
Henry and Kathleen are invited by their Aunty Kerry and Granny Fay to sample High Tea at the Ritz Hotel. While there, they get trapped in a lift—from which they are rescued by Detective Fox, one of the animals the children watch play at the bottom of their garden. Detective Fox enlists the help of his friends Lady Badger, Sir Rabbit, Mrs Mole and Mr Hedgehog to whisk Henry and Kathleen on an adventure through the tunnels deep below London.
Little London Pirates
Henry and Kathleen enjoy playing in one of London’s most prestigious play-grounds at ‘Kensington Garden’s’. Magic, turns the fabulous pirate ship to sail upon the River Thames on a great and exciting adventure! Embarking upon a twisted and epic journey, encountering Pirates and mermaids and sea monsters. Famous ships which are ‘dotted’ around London join the battle on the River Thames to save the children from the pirates. Will the children manage to get away?
Royal Air Force
Henry and Kathleen are extremely excited to go and see the ‘Red Arrows’ flying at ‘Royal Air Force day’. Dad is flying a red arrow which has the ‘Queen of England’ watching in awe. Whilst Dad is flying, Henry and Kathleen are on an epic and thrilling journey in a world famous ‘London black taxi’ which magically grows wings! Flying through the skies, Henry and Kathleen are in a race with the ‘Red arrows’. With the crowds cheering excitedly, amazed that a London black taxi is flying through the air at such ‘high speed’, will Dad realise who it is?
The Raven Tea Party at the Tower of London
Henry and Kathleen are having a fun picnic in beautiful ‘Richmond Park’. They adventure further away from their picnic spot arriving at a ginourmous old oak tree. Little do Henry and Kathleen realise that the animals who live in the branches are truly magical creatures. After meeting the magical animals for tea the children fly on the backs of the ‘Great Wise Owls’, soaring high towards the ‘Tower of London’. A truly marvellous party hosted by the Towers world famous ‘Ravens’ takes place with all the Tower of London’s historical animals, dancing and singing. With only a limited amount of time to get back to their picnic spot, Henry and Kathleen are against time to find hidden clues throughout the Tower of London’s narrow passages, dodging laser beams, hidden tiny rooms with many twist and turns take the children on an great adventure. Henry and Kathleen’s aim is to find the ‘Crown Jewels’ before it’s too late! Getting chased out of the Tower by the Queens ‘medieval metal armoured Guards’ and setting off alarm bells, Henry and Kathleen finally get saved!
A Very Festive Season
Henry and Kathleen embark on a magical journey during the festive season. Santa comes down the chimney. Henry and Kathleen go on an exciting sleigh ride with Santa being pulled by his almighty reindeers, dropping off presents on the door steps of people and families less priveledged. Henry and Kathleen learn how important it is to be caring and giving, especially at this time of year.