John Dony presents Emily and the Spider

Emily and the Spider by John Dony


Hello, everyone,

Please welcome John Dony from the UK today as he shares about his first book that addresses a topic near and dear to my hear, character development.

John was born in Bedford 1967 and studied English Literature in Dunstable where he grew up, he now lives in Devon with his wife Jill and 5 daughters.

His early writing career consisted mostly of short stories told to his children. His first children’s novel ‘Emily and the Spider’ has received praise from schools and Libraries across the world, where it has been used as a study aid for Primary school pupils in Story and Character development.

Here’s what it’s about…

Emily lives in a large white House on the edge of the Jungle with her parents and housekeeper.

Join Emily on her greatest adventure as she journeys through the Jungle to help her new best friend, Bes, find her father.

On the way she encounters new friends, dangerous rivers, Monkeys that can’t be trusted and Stripe the Tiger, the self proclaimed King of the Jungle, who’s only plan is to have Emily and her friends for Dinner!

Emily and the Spider is a must have for all young readers book collections.

John’s other titles include, Leah’s Lions. Victoria Swan. A boat, my brother and the end of the world. Henderson the Hedgehog. The lonely Christmas tree. The Witch Makers. 2 Tickets, Scarlett and the Fairy Death Squad and many more.

He has a Passion for telling stories that value family, love, friendship, heroes and villains with plenty of adventure thrown in!

His books are available at in the US at

and in the UK at

and also at many good booksellers.

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Thank you, John, for sharing with us about your awesome first book! And thank you, everyone, for reading this post. Please leave a comment to open a dialogue with John today.