Tales from the Adventures of Algy

A series of exciting and unusual illustrated chapter books for children, suitable to be read alone by children aged 7 or 8 and upwards, or read aloud to those aged 5 and 6. Many adults also love Algy's Tales, with the oldest known reader aged 89!

The stories all take place on the wild west coast of the Scottish Highlands, and feature the wild animals and birds, the beautiful, rugged landscape and the wild, unpredictable weather of this very special area. As one reviewer said, the writing "quite literally transports the reader to a far away place of sun, sea, islands, storms and beauty. You'll think you've been there by the time you finish the story!"

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SPECIAL NOTICE: SHOP TEMPORARILY CLOSED

Algy is very sorry, but owing to a family bereavement his online bookshop is temporarily closed, and he will not be able to despatch any books in time for Christmas. He apologises for any disappointment this may cause.

You can buy signed copies of Algy's books, complete with your own personal dedications, right here on this site, direct from the author, Jenny Chapman.

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The Magical Midwinter Star

The Magical Midwinter Star

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  • Written and illustrated by
    Jenny Chapman
  • 126 pages, 10 colour illustrations
  • Hardback (cloth with dust jacket)
    ISBN 978-1-910637-06-7
  • Paperback ISBN 978-1-910637-07-4
  • Kindle ebook ASIN B01N2V0DRC


The third book in the series is a magical winter’s tale guaranteed to brighten up any dark or gloomy winter's day.

In the chilly gloom of his first northern winter, Algy finds it hard to stay cheerful... until he discovers some mysterious objects in the rock pools and hears about a midwinter celebration which used to take place long ago, by the light of a magical star. A perfect winter bedtime story

The Tree With A Golden Heart

The Tree With A Golden Heart

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  • Written and illustrated by
    Jenny Chapman
  • Revised 2nd edition published 2017
  • 174 pages, 10 colour illustrations
  • Paperback ISBN 978-1-910637-08-1
  • Kindle ebook ASIN B0777CWHGZ


The exciting second book in the series.

When his special friend falls ill, Algy bravely undertakes a daring and magical adventure in search of the peculiar medicine that may help to cure his friend. As always, Algy encounters many friendly, helpful, and funny creatures, as well as some fearsome beasts, and his adventure is full of strange and exciting surprises, sprinkled with a handful of unusual poems and rhymes.

A Surprisingly Fluffy Bird

A Surprisingly Fluffy Bird

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  • Written and illustrated by
    Jenny Chapman
  • 120 pages, 10 colour illustrations
  • Hardback (cloth with dust jacket)
    ISBN 978-1-910637-00-5
  • Paperback ISBN 978-1-910637-01-2
  • Kindle ebook ISBN 978-1-910637-02-9
    Amazon ASIN B0112SRIVM


The first book in the series, introducing Algy, the most unusual and charming fluffy bird you could ever hope to meet!

Algy is completely and utterly lost – at sea! When his tiny raft emerges from the swirling mist, Algy finally sees the rocky coast and hills of a foreign land… but can he manage to reach the shore and survive in this strange new place?

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