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“We’re pleased that Veronica Lamond has brought the classic Land Rover Defender to life for a new generation.
We wish her every success.”
Global Licensing & Branded Goods Director, Jaguar Land Rover.
I’m sorry to say that ‘Fender’s Day at the Harbour’ in paperback is now out of print. Costs have spiraled in the UK and reprinting is no longer viable. I have plenty of hardback copies still available.
Last few days to enter the Toylander competition to win a Toylander panel set and a set of Landy and Friends books! You just need to like and share with a friend before 29 June 2021. See the details here on my FB page https://www.facebook.com/LandyandFriends
Our happy 5-6 year old Land Rover Story Competition winner with the illustration I created specially for her story! Thank you, Matilda, it was such fun painting it for you!
We’re really pleased that Bakeful Play have created some children’s recipes inspired by the Landy and Friends books. Taking inspiration from ‘Landy and the the Apple Harvest’ here’s the first ones to enjoy making with your little ones:
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OUR LANDY AND FRIENDS 2021 STORY COMPETITION WINNERS! Well done to everyone who entered – we so enjoyed reading all your wonderful adventures!!
Attention all young writers! We are running a Landy and Fender story competition this March 2021 in conjunction with Jaguar Land Rover… more details here: https://www.landrover.co.uk/landy-adventure.html or on our facebook page Landy and Friends
Hurrah! The free Landy, Fender and Landy’s New Home Teaching Resource Packs are now ready to download here:
Wills and James having fun with the Landy and Friends Teaching Resource Pack! Download your free pack from the website
Catch up with Veronica at the Great Land Rover Show in Stoneleigh on Sunday 24 November 2019
She’ll also on the THE STREET JLR Gaydon selling and signing all eight books on Monday 25 November 2019 – don’t miss this opportunity to meet the author and buy your special Christmas gifts!
Relaxing with Dad in Virginia USA reading Fender Goes to Africa. We just love this photo!
Veronica was in Cape Town to meet Landy and Friends fans for a couple of weeks.
In one of the many schools she visited,
the children were entering a National Quiz on ‘Fender and the Cliff Rescue’ so they got some some extra special coaching! It was great to read Fender Goes to Africa to schools at the foothill of Table Mountain!
Here’s Alexander’s special Christmas present! Veronica is once again starting to take commissions from those people who would like a Landybook style painting. Please click on the ‘Painting Commissions‘ tab to see further details.
We were at the CARFEST SOUTH!
It was wonderful to meet everyone at the Carfest in August 2018 – sorry to those people who missed us because of the rain! It was so lovely to see how the Landy and Friends books are loved by whole extended families and not just the children!
It’s here at last…Fender Goes to Africa is now published!
If you buy from the website, please message us on the Home Page for a special dedication!
Veronica was at the Solihull Land Rover Fest on Sunday 24 June.
In ‘Fender Goes to Africa’ Fender and Dan do the whole trip from Cairo to Cape Town – here it is in the making!
And more news…
‘LANDY’ and ‘FENDER’ ANIMATED STORIES ARE NOW ON YOUTUBE! Click on the ‘LANDYBOOKS’ or ‘HOME PAGE’ button and find the link at the bottom of the page. Alternately, search on the ‘Landy and Friends’ Youtube channel.
ENJOY A SINGALONG WITH VERONICA AND LANDY AT THE END OF THE STORY !
HERE IT IS! LANDY AT THE FACTORY
SPECIAL EDITION NOW AVAILABLE FROM THIS WEBSITE…LANDY MEETS HUE 166 AND TOGETHER THEY VISIT THE DEFENDER FACTORY AT WORK.
A MUST HAVE BOOK FOR ALL DEFENDER FANS! Everyone besides Jack are the real people who were working on Defender two weeks before production ceased in January 2016
In early January 2016 Veronica visited the Solihull Plant, met the staff and enjoyed the Defender factory tour. She also had great fun driving on the famous Land Rover Experience track! Then Land Rover presented her with a challenge … and she took Landy to visit the factory the next week. Landy at the Factory is the outcome of this visit – this special edition book is a bit of Land Rover History!
South African Readers – The Landybooks are now also published in South Africa by Penguin Random House and are available locally.
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Veronica continues to visit many schools in Devon and Cornwall, to meet her readers and talk about writing and illustrating her books.
She enjoys the company of all the children and teachers and is very pleased that many children are now writing their own Landy tales!
Veronica spent June 2014 in Cape Town launching
Jojo’s Wire Car.
She had a great time visiting 25 schools and other readers’ groups.