ONE BOOK, TWO STORIES! Introducing ‘A Starley Story’ – the eighth instalment in the acclaimed Coventry book series by author Aaron Ashmore.
This delightful children's book spans 28 pages and takes young readers on an exciting journey through time to explore the remarkable impact of the Starley family on the bicycle industry.
In ‘A Starley Story’, young readers will discover not just one, but two inspiring stories bound within a single book! Flip through the pages and delve into the extraordinary lives of James Starley and his nephew John Kemp, two pioneers who played a pivotal role in shaping the world of bicycles.
On one side of the book, children will be introduced to James Starley, a visionary inventor whose passion and ingenuity revolutionised the bicycle industry. Follow his journey as he overcomes challenges, invents groundbreaking designs, and ultimately creates the modern bicycle we know today.
On the other side of the book, the tale unfolds to unveil John Kemp, the talented nephew of James Starley. Join John on his own adventure as he continues his uncle's legacy, introducing further innovations and advancements that propel the bicycle industry into new frontiers.
The book is illustrated by Coventry artist, Graham Slingsby who brings these captivating stories to life. Graham's illustrations will transport young readers to the streets of Coventry, where they can witness the Starleys' inventions and accomplishments, and experience the wonders of the bicycle industry firsthand.
As with all Etch & Pin books, 1,000 copies of the book will be heading to Coventry schools free of charge and takes the total that Aaron has donated to schools to 8,000 books to date.
‘A Starley Story’ is a charming and educational addition to Aaron's Coventry book series, perfect for children who love adventure, history, and the power of imagination.
Join the Starleys on their inspiring journey and discover the fascinating world behind the wheels that keep us moving forward.