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Cate Shearwater

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Cate Shearwater was spectacularly bad at gymnastics when she was a kid but she loved reading classics like 'Ballet Shoes', 'The Sadlers Wells Books', 'Anne of Green Gables' and 'Malory Towers'. So when her gym mad daughter said, 'Mummy, will you write me a book about gymnastics', she drew inspiration from the stories of fun, friendship and following your dream that she had loved when as a child. Check out her video below or you can find out more about how the series came into being on her video blog at www.cateshearwater.com

The 'Somersaults and Dreams' series was inspired by her daughter, Elsie. and all her squad mates and coaches at Baskervilles Gym Club www.baskervillesgym.co.uk, but she also spent time with the GB gymnastics squad who w
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