Here are some lovely reviews, I found on Amazon, for Tanya's book:
5.0 out of 5 stars Sweet and enjoyable, 14 April 2013
By Sandra -
I bought the book for my granddaughters as i heard everyone i know talking about the book and how lovely it was. I only had the intentions on reading the first chapter to myself. Then after reading the whole book i then gave it to my granddaughters. A lovely and enjoyable story. Looking forward to the next book.
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Little Book, 10 April 2013
By curlybird -
I bought this book for my eight year old son. We read it together though he could have managed it by himself. It was a very enjoyable read, we read it over two nights. What a lovely story about a very cheeky dog. The author really captures the attention of readers young and old. We are looking forward to her next book!
4.0 out of 5 stars Suz, 3 April 2013
By Book-Shelf (Everywhere) -
A brilliant book of Sid and all his capers. Sid is the sort of dog every home should have. Very entertaining and a pure delight for every young reader. Parents will also enjoy reading this with their younger children as they learn to read.
I loved seeing the Welsh names and the touch of the welsh language, made a nice change and a well deserved treat.
5.0 out of 5 stars Sid and the Cwmhendy Dog Show, 26 Mar 2013
By Beth Jones -
I brought this book for myself and son and daughter and it is very good. I brought this book from her youngest son who is Geraint in the story. I think that this book should be made into a movie. Tanya L James is the best children's book author that I have ever heard of.
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic book!!, 26 Mar 2013
By Philip -
I bought this book for my 5 year old daughter, within mins of opening it we were sat reading it. It was so beautifully written, my daughter had me read it another 7 times that day! she absolutely loves Sid!! This book has become her favorite bed time story. I have even bought a further 3 copies for children in the family. I would highly recommend this book, well who wouldn't love Sid!!! Happy reading!!!!
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic read, 18 Mar 2013
By Angela Read-Jones -
I bought this lovely looking book for my 3 1/2 yr old daughter. It's her first book with chapters and I thought that we could read a chapter a night as her bedtime story. My daughter had a different idea in mind and wanted chapter after chapter in ONE NIGHT. It is such a lovely story with a very loveable jack russel as the main character. I would highly recommend this book.
5.0 out of 5 stars a must-buy, 9 Mar 2013
By J. B. Lawler "loosina" (uk) -
This book was so great my son ended up wanting it read in one session ! The characterisation of the dog is so cute and it contains plenty of humour ! The illustrations are gorgeous and it was just the perfect length to keep my almost seven year old's interest. Would be a perfect beginning chapter book for early readers also. Can't recommend it highly enough a really lovely read for boys or girls :)
Meet Sid! He’s a dog and a half. Loved to bits by Geraint, Sid is often in trouble for damaging Mum’s daffodils and vandalising Dad’s vegetables, and all in pursuit of his bright, red ball. This cheeky Jack Russell has a mind of his own. This delightful story is perfect for grown-ups and children to share.
I was so excited when Viv, editor of Pont children's books, sent me the text for this story... I snapped it up with relish... yes please Viv!!!
It was so lovely to work on a story that is original and so full of fun. Both children and adults will love this one. Tanya is such a great writer, she's made Sid's character really endearing and funny so that you're totally with him and for him right from the very start. I do hope that there'll be more in the series.
Meet the real Sid...
Sid's a lovable little dog with a huge character. His hobbies are playing with his ball, going for muddy walks and curling up in front of a roaring log fire with his doggy friends Sophie and Nancy. His many antics and adventures have inspired Tanya to write Sid and the Cwmhendy Dog Show.
Tanya lives in west Wales with her husband Richard, three sons, three dogs (including Sid of course) and a pair of cheeky gerbils . This is her first book, and I'm absolutely certain that there will be many more Tanya L. James books to come.
See more Sid illustrations here...