Lucy Learner is a brand new children's book character from Mardy Boy Productions, author Richard Yarnall and illustrator Hazel Quintanilla.
The aim of the books in which she appears is to provide children aged 4-8 with knowledge about the world they live in, the geography, science and culture of the now, as well as a view of history through the ages.
Lucy is a primary school teacher who uses her technology friends, Sammy Smartphone, Lily Pad and Victor Romeo (a VR Headset) to take her students on a fun and action packed virtual journey of education and discovery.
The first book in the series entitled (Lucy Learner and The Romans) is currently being made into a cartoon for children's TV.
In each book Lucy, her friends and students travel to locations and times where they can learn about such topics as Ancient Rome, Jungle Animals, Space, The Egyptians, Dinosaurs, The Tudors and Life under the Sea. The students get to see, hear and feel what their world is like and what people and civilisations through history did to shape it.
Ana Tomy is the second children's book character from Mardy Boy Productions and author Richard Yarnall.
Ana appears in a series of books aimed at children aged 4-8 and aims to educate them why they get sick or hurt and what it means to their body.
Ana takes the boys and girls on a journey inside their body and explains their symptoms, the cause and cure.
The books are illustrated by Filipino artist Harvey Lanot and have proved a big hit with children, parents and primary school teachers.
Ana Tomy is also being lined up for an animated debut on the web planned for release in summer 2018.
Ana works alongside Doctor Foster and together with her friends they diagnose the poorly children that come to the hospital and reassure them that they don't need to worry about feeling sick.
Pete the Paramedic and Amber Lance transport children to the hospital if needed but if the roads are blocked then Pilot Pete and Hayley Copter are called into action.
Steffi Scope listens to a child's heart and breathing while Theo Mometer measures a child's temperature.
Tex Ray shows any bones that are broken using his special camera.
Mardy Boy Productions author Richard Yarnall has a third book and animated series currently in production.
Web Warriors Online tells the story of 5 video gamers from around the world who are also members of a secret organisation called SPIDER (Special Internet Defence & Rescue).
Together they work inside the web to prevent cyber-terrorists from stealing sensitive data, hacking personal information or deploying viruses that infect important computer systems.
The books aim to educate children (and adults) about cyber-security and how they can protect themselves.
The first book is planned to be published by Autumn 2018 ... watch this space!
Lewis is a sports nut and uses skills gained from playing in online competitions to challenge villains inside the web.
Megan is a role-player, she excels at puzzles and uses her love of psychology to out-think the criminals.
George is a big guns kind of gamer, shooting every enemy that moves and he uses this direct approach to stop cyber-terrorists.
Safi is the youngest, she is shy and sweet, but is also a martial arts games master, lethal in hand to hand combat when online.
Oli loves stealth games and uses the skills his character has learnt to remain in the shadows and sneak up on enemies.