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Children's Books by Irina Goncherenko & Liliana Hristova

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Our first book signing event!
Our first book signing event!

Getting to know Arty

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Kids listening to the story
Kids listening to the story

Reading "Arty's Portrait"

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"Arty's Portrait" in the library
"Arty's Portrait" in the library

Check out our book in Dagenham Heathway and Barking libraries

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Our first book signing event!
Our first book signing event!

Getting to know Arty

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Our Story

Inspired by our passion for writing and our kids' storytelling we are happy to share our love for books with our readers. We create fun and entertaining stories to encourage children to develop their skills and discover their talents.

BooksByMile is ready for new discoveries with you on our adventurous journey.  We are going to have book clubs, children's events and more.

With our best wishes,

Liliana & Irina

 
Books
 
Reviews

For me it was fun reading the book. I wish you luck and let that be the first one of a series!

Ani Tsolova

Director, Lingvia Language School

 
 
Events

Upcoming Events

Arty's Story Club - Story in the Park 0-5 Year Olds
When
25 Jun, 10:00 – 10:45 BST
Where
Parsloes Park,
Porters Ave, Dagenham RM9 5YX, UK

All Events

  • Arty's Story Club - Story in the Park 0-5 Year Olds
    Arty's Story Club - Story in the Park 0-5 Year Olds
    25 Jun, 10:00 – 10:45 BST
    Parsloes Park, Porters Ave, Dagenham RM9 5YX, UK
    Arty is an artist well-travelled and skilled. Come along and hear a story about how Arty taught a curious rabbit to draw. Enjoy listening to Arty's Portrait story and have a go at drawing and decorating a character form the book.
  • Women & Girls' Empowerment Month
    Women & Girls' Empowerment Month
    13 Mar, 10:00 – 10:45 GMT
    e-mail earlyyearscocoon@gmail.com to join
    Join FREE interactive online session led by COCOON with contributions from Books By Mile amongst others.
  • Imagination Space
    Imagination Space
    14 Dec 2019, 10:00 – 13:00
    47 Thames Rd, 47 Thames Rd, Barking IG11 0HQ, UK
    We are a group of residents from Barking and Dagenham working together to create fun, educational, and creative activities for kids.
  • Pop Up Shop December 2019
    Pop Up Shop December 2019
    04 Dec 2019, 11:00 – 21 Dec 2019, 19:00
    Barking Station, Station Parade, Barking IG11 8TU, UK
    Pop Up Shop is back this December with even more wonderful and unique handmade products made by residents of Barking and Dagenham!
  • Arty's Club at Imagination Space
    Arty's Club at Imagination Space
    18 Jul 2019, 16:00 – 13 Aug 2019, 18:00
    47 Thames Rd, 47 Thames Rd, Barking IG11 0HQ, UK
    Arty's Club is about reading a story, telling a story and playing a story. Join Arty at Arty's Club on 18th July and 23rd July from 4pm until 6pm. Check out Imagination Space for other amazing sessions for kids!
  • Pop up Shop
    Pop up Shop
    12 Jul 2019, 16:00 – 27 Jul 2019, 18:00
    Becontree, 496 Gale St, Dagenham RM9 4NU, UK
    Pop Up Shop of local makers of Barking and Dagenham coming back this July!
  • Arty's Portrait @ Dagenham Library with Cocoon Toddler Play Group
    Arty's Portrait @ Dagenham Library with Cocoon Toddler Play Group
    24 Apr 2019, 10:30 – 11:30
    Dagenham Library, 1 Church Elm Ln, Dagenham RM10 9QQ, UK
    Arty has been invited for a special toddler play session. First come first served basis up to 25 families.
  • Story time with Arty
    Story time with Arty
    28 Nov 2018, 10:30 – 11:30
    Dagenham Library, 1 Church Elm Ln, Dagenham RM10 9QQ, UK
    Come along and meet Arty the turtle. Learn what portraits are and have a go at making one by discovering your hidden potential.This is a free session for children and their families.
  • Meet Arty
    Meet Arty
    06 Nov 2018, 15:30 – 17:00
    Every One Every Day , 116 Church Elm Ln, Dagenham RM10 9RL, UK
    Join in for a fun session listening to the story of Arty’s Portrait, followed by drawing with Arty and bringing the story characters to life.
  • Arty's Portrait Book Launch Special Event
    Arty's Portrait Book Launch Special Event
    23 Oct 2018, 10:00 – 12:00
    Eden Tree Cafe @ Kingsley Hall, Parsloes Avenue Dagenham RM9 5NB, UK
    Discover the story of Arty's Portrait and get your very own signed copy of Arty's Portrait book. Meet the authors, join us for story time and recreate the story with a fun activity pack. There will also be characters costumes for kids to dress up and colouring pages.
  • Arty's Portrait Book Launch and Sale
    Arty's Portrait Book Launch and Sale
    19 Sept 2018, 09:30 – 12:00
    Romford Roneo - Vision Express at Tesco , 300 Hornchurch Rd, Hornchurch RM11 1PY, UK
    Join us for "Arty's Portrait" readings followed by activities for kids. We will be at the cafe from 9:30am to 12:00pm and will be holding three reading sessions at the following times: 9:45am, 10:30am and 11:15 am. Signed books will be available for purchase. All kids are welcome!
  • Arty's Portrait Book Launch and Sale
    Arty's Portrait Book Launch and Sale
    17 Aug 2018, 10:00 – 14:00
    Every One Every Day , 116 Church Elm Ln, Dagenham RM10 9RL, UK
    Join us on a discovering of portrait art with Arty's Portrait.