AN Ellesmere Port fundraising family are celebrating after two youngsters have become best-selling authors.

Six-year-old Andrew and brother Aaron, five, both wrote a story for the book Kindness as part of the Child Author Project.

Mum Emma Mayers said she, husband Ian and all their family and friends are extremely proud of both boys as the Kindness book reached the number one spot on Amazon in various categories in both the UK and Australian charts since its launch.

Emma explained: "They are amazing, kind and loving young boys who always think of others. They have achieved so much at such young ages and both love to draw and write.

"Last year they both entered stories to the Reading Zone Picture Book Competition, over 1.400 children aged between four and 18 entered and both the boys stories were shortlisted for the Young Creators Award.

"Now they have a story each in a number 1 Amazon best-seller book!

"Andrew wrote about his fundraising, within it said 'To me, kindness is helping other people, looking after them, being nice and SMILING!'

"Aaron wrote about his Christmas and how he decided to help people this year, within it he wrote 'Kindness is easy because it can be done by just smiling at somebody or helping them'."

Both the boys, along with baby sister Amelia, are no strangers to fundraising, having done so since 2018.

Andrew was sitting watching tv and an advert for the Bliss charity came on, a charity which supports babies born premature or sick.

Emaa said: "Even though he isn't too well himself, he asked if he could help the babies, so they did a five-mile sponsored walk dressed as heroes and raised £160 for Bliss.

"The boys asked if they could help more poorly children so we signed them up to the Mr Men and Little Miss Marathon Challenge in 2019.

"Instead of doing one thing around the number 26, they did 26 individual challenges and raised £544.60 for the Children with Cancer Charity.

"This year they wanted to buy food for the local foodbank and toys for the toy appeal at Christmas.

"They managed to raise just over £100 by painting canvases just before the lockdown.

"The boys got upset that they couldn't do their sponsored litter pick or walk, even though I said they could do it when lockdown was over they were still upset.

"So I volunteered to shave all 26 inches of my hair off - only if a set target was reached!

"All money raised from this will go towards their fundraising total."

Emma added the young fundraising stars have also made gifts for all 40 of Ellesmere Port's firefighters and thank you cards, and have helped with a litter pick to help clean up Thelwall Road Community Centre.

Two men who seen them helping gave them £5 each as a 'well done & thank you', but they both asked if they could put it towards their fundraising for the Children With Cancer charity!

People can continue to raise funds for the charitable family by visiting their dedicated Justgiving page at , and can visit the family's Facebook page for updates on their fundraising: @OurATeam3 or follow @amayers6 on Twitter.