Second book in aid of children’s hospice released

Terry Gould writes books in aid of Chestnut Tree House children's hospice SUS-141124-171228001
Terry Gould writes books in aid of Chestnut Tree House children's hospice SUS-141124-171228001

The second book in a series of short stories written in aid of a local children’s hospice has now gone on sale.

Terry Gould published the first book, called The Seaside Adventure, in the summer and it has seen great success, raising almost £5,000 for Chestnut Tree House so far.

Now, the 74-year-old is set to release the second book in the series, called Adventure in the Snow, to continue raising funds for the hospice.

Terry, a long-term supporter of Chestnut Tree House, funds all the publishing and promotional costs himself, allowing all the sales revenue to benefit the hospice directly.

Adventure in the Snow is the second book in a four-part series aimed at children between three and seven years old. It features the same two characters as in the first book, Peter and Poppy, as they worry about the sheep in the far field when it starts to snow as they are nowhere to be seen.

Peter decides to go out and try to find them because they might be lost, very cold and hungry out there in the snow.

Terry said, “With Christmas approaching, there is no better time to go out and buy a copy of the book for your children, grandchildren, nieces and/or nephews to give them something that they can really enjoy for years to come, as well as supporting this amazing cause.”

Terry recently read the story for the first time in public to a group of young children at a Nursery School. Teacher Maria Goldsmith said, “We are pleased to help support this lovely little book as it is such a worthy cause.”

Terry added, “The children were enthralled – their faces were a joy to see. The main purpose of this project is to raise money for local hospices, but it is also gives me great pleasure to know that so many young children are now enjoying my stories.”

“Adventure in the Snow” is now available from Chestnut Tree House shops in Eastbourne and Seaford and costs £4.50. Alternatively, you can order a copy directly from Terry (postage costs will apply) who has offered to sign copies for anybody who would like him to.

For further information about ordering your copy of the book please contact Terry directly by emailing him at ter or by phone on 01903 879185.

For details of the work Chestnut Tree House does caring for local children with life-limiting illnesses, visit its website at