Frequently Asked Questions

The answers to some frequently asked questions are published below. If you have a new question, please use the contact form to ask Algy or his assistant.

Who is Algy and where does he live?
Algy is a most unusual and surprisingly fluffy bird. There is no other bird quite like Algy in the whole wide world. Algy lives by the sea on the wild west coast of the Scottish Highlands, in the north-west of mainland Britain.
Where else can I find Algy?
Algy's adventures are published regularly on his original Tumblr blog at and also on his own blog at
Algy has his own Facebook page at
Where can I buy Algy's books?
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.

Buy a Signed Book

If you don't want a signed copy, you can buy online from The Book Depository, Amazon and Barnes & Noble, who usually have Algy's books available for fast despatch. For fast, free delivery worldwide to areas which otherwise pay shipping charges, we recommend The Book Depository. Any bookseller can order Algy's books for you, but some may take longer to supply the books than others. Please visit Algy's Books page for full details of the books. Kindle ebook versions of Algy's books can only be bought from Amazon.

Buy Algy's books at – with free delivery worldwide

If you are in Argyll or the West Highlands of Scotland, you can buy Algy's books from the following locations on the Ardnamurchan peninsula: the Ardnamurchan Natural History Visitor Centre at Glenmore, the Community Centre, Kilchoan Crafts and Gallery, and the Ferry Stores - all in Kilchoan, and the Ardnamurchan Lighthouse shop at the extreme end of the peninsula, the most westerly point on mainland UK. You can also buy Algy's books at Tackle and Books in Tobermory on the Isle of Mull and Castle Stalker View in Appin, Argyll. Algy hopes to add more local outlets during 2017.
Can I buy Adventures of Algy cards and merchandise?
If you are in the local area, you can buy Algy's greetings cards from the retails outlets listed above. The Adventures of Algy Gift Shop attends the Producers' Market in Kilchoan. Next dates for the market are May 31st, June 21st and every Wednesday throughout July and August 2017. Algy also intends to open an extended web shop soon.
When is Algy's next book going to be published?
Algy recently published his third book The Magical Midwinter Star (in December 2016) and is currently having a wee rest from writing :) He is not yet sure when his next book will be ready, but it will probably be in spring 2018.