The Little Red Airplane Review and Giveaway

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I work regularly with Austin Macauley publishers and this month we have received this gorgeous little book to review – The Little Red Airplane by Heather May-Warren. As you know from all of our book reviews we love to have reading time everyday and this past week we have thoroughly enjoyed The Little Red Airplane.

The Little Red Airplane by Heather May-Warren

Book Description

On a picnic at the beach Elly finds a little toy airplane. It is sad and broken and needing a home, but not for long. Soon the little plane is fixed up, painted, and named Red to match his shiny new paint. Red loves living with Elly and her family, and meeting the animals who live with them, but when Mother Hen’s chick goes missing what can he do to help his new family?

The Little Red Airplane by Heather May-Warren

Our Review

First impressions were of what a delightful cover the book has. The Little Red Airplane has a lovely smile with bright big eyes. It’s colourful and fun which will draw the eyes of many children.

There are many colourful illustrations throughout the book. Most of the pages contains text on one side and then a full-page of illustrations. The text is broken up with full on bright bold large words which makes the reading lots more fun.

Heading onto the story. It’s a delightful read. One of those happy make you feel good stories of The Little Red Plane helping out in times of need. He loves his new family after he was found at the beach by Ellie and wants to join in. The point of the story is that just because The Little Red Airplane was broken there was no need to throw him or any old toys away. They can be fixed as new again. Plus how he helped out Mother Hen and her chick gave Ellie inspiration for what she wants to do when she’s older. Helping people on the flying doctors plane in the bush.

The Little Red Airplane by Heather May-Warren

About the Author

Heather May-Warren

A late bloomer in the literary world, Heather is currently in her final year of a Bachelor of Social Work degree in a leading South Australian university. Married, Heather is a proud mother and step mum to five children and five granddaughters.

The Little Red Airplane by Heather May-Warren

The Little Red Airplane is available from Amazon


Austin Macauley have kindly given me a second copy to giveaway. To enter please fill in the rafflecopter widget below.

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*Terms and Conditions – There is one copy of The Little Red Plane to giveaway. The prize is non-transferable and no cash alternative will be offered. The winner will be selected at random via rafflecopter from all valid entries and be notified by Twitter and/or email. The winner will have 28 days to respond with a name and address for shipping before a new winner is selected. Open to all UK entrants aged 18 or over only. Facebook and Twitter are in no way associated with this giveaway. Any personal data given as part of the competition entry is used for this purpose only and will not be shared with third parties. 


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*We were given a copy of The Little Red Plane in exchange for this review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. This post contains affiliate links.



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  1. Natalie Crossan
    22nd April 2018 / 10:55 pm

    My little girl Bridie would absolutely love this x

  2. Adrian Bold
    22nd April 2018 / 10:08 pm

    I would want to win this for my nephew who loves books at the moment.

  3. Tee Simpson
    22nd April 2018 / 9:59 pm

    For my nephew

  4. Tammy Neal
    22nd April 2018 / 5:48 pm

    I’d love to win for my niece x

  5. Debbie Bird
    22nd April 2018 / 2:01 pm

    would love for my grandson

  6. Miss Tracy Hanson
    22nd April 2018 / 1:03 pm

    Would love to win it for my great-niece Mylah. I’m sure her brother and sister will enjoy showing her the wonderful illustrations. Love that cover.

  7. Hayley Todd
    22nd April 2018 / 12:40 pm

    I would love to win this for my grandson as he is mad about planes!

  8. paula cheadle
    22nd April 2018 / 9:35 am

    would love this book for my grandson

  9. janine atkin
    22nd April 2018 / 9:23 am

    id love this for my nephew

  10. paul jackson
    21st April 2018 / 11:40 pm

    for my 2 year old granddaughter

  11. Laura Pritchard
    21st April 2018 / 7:39 pm

    For my little girl, she loves planes!

  12. Allan Fullarton
    21st April 2018 / 6:16 pm

    Great for my Nephew.

  13. Anthea Holloway
    21st April 2018 / 2:13 pm

    I would love to win this for my little grandson who would love it!

  14. sheri Darby
    20th April 2018 / 7:31 pm

    My youngest son would love this

    19th April 2018 / 9:31 am

    For my grandson

  16. Michelle Ferguson
    11th April 2018 / 7:07 pm

    I would love to win this for my nephew

  17. jacqueline stewart
    8th April 2018 / 8:43 pm

    I want to be inspired to write again, that like the little red airplane anyone broken can fly again.

  18. Ruth Harwood
    5th April 2018 / 11:41 am

    would love to win for my younger daughter! xx

  19. Katherine Lucas
    3rd April 2018 / 2:47 pm

    Love to win for my grandson

  20. Stevie
    3rd April 2018 / 12:02 pm

    I’d like to win for my nephew for when he’s a little older.

  21. Rachael Sexey
    3rd April 2018 / 8:36 am

    I would love to win this for my nephew 💖

  22. Rosemary Tily
    2nd April 2018 / 9:42 am

    Perfect for Jack – my friend’s little son who loves story time!

  23. claire woods
    1st April 2018 / 10:47 am

    My niece

  24. Emma C
    25th March 2018 / 6:12 pm

    My friend’s little boy – he would love it

  25. Dan
    25th March 2018 / 12:05 pm

    I feel like I read something like this when I was a kid.

    Those stories can have a real impact. I remember reading Wormball, Dennis The Dragon and a few others.


  26. Bev
    24th March 2018 / 10:16 am

    Looks a fun read

  27. Jessica Woods
    23rd March 2018 / 10:18 pm

    For my sons x

  28. Angela Treadway
    23rd March 2018 / 8:59 pm

    would love to win for my sons x

  29. Andrea Fletcher
    23rd March 2018 / 5:18 pm

    My grandson would love this.

  30. Rachel Craig
    23rd March 2018 / 4:17 pm

    Great prize. Please consider allowing competition entry via e-mail, blog comment, etc.

  31. Sally Collingwood
    23rd March 2018 / 1:11 pm

    Would love this book for my grandson Teddy

  32. laura stewart
    23rd March 2018 / 12:49 pm

    would love to win for my daughter x

  33. Margaret Gallagher
    23rd March 2018 / 12:25 pm

    Ethan he’d be thrilled

  34. Tracy Nixon
    23rd March 2018 / 9:25 am

    For my nephew – he loves aeroplanes!

  35. iain maciver
    23rd March 2018 / 9:24 am

    perfect for my nephew

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