Author: danmetcalf

On Promotional Events

I did a load of events over the last few weeks – thanks if you turned up or bought a book! I blogged a little about the experience over on The Awfully Big Blog Adventure. Click the pic below for

New reviews from Year 6 readers!

Check out the amazing reviews from Ospringe School in Faversham, Kent!:

School Tour with Crediton Community Bookshop!

Looking forward to this week! I’ll be chauffeured around by the awesome volunteers of the Crediton Community Bookshop to schools around the county to tell them about my books and to drum up interest for a mega creative writing workshop

I’m on the Radio. Soon.

I’ll be on BBC Radio Devon on Thursday 25th May at around 12 with the esteemed David FitzGerald (a legend in these here parts). I’ll be promoting my book Dino Wars and the great DINO MITE events coming up next

Pick a Card, Any Card…

I got new business cards printed, featuring Codebusters, Lottie Lipton and Dino Wars! Thanks to the brilliant illustrators I work with. Got these ready for the Children’s Media Conference in July, where I’ll be going to learn more about working

Children’s Workshop

In June the lovely people at the Crediton Commmunity Bookshop (don’t know them? Check them out!) will be touring me around Devon where I’ll be speaking to over 700 children in a week! It culmniates with a workshop at the

Dino Wars Events

I’ll be out and about over May half term with my new author event show ‘DINO-MITE’! See for details!

Codebusters up for an Award!

Well, who’d’ve thunk it? My little book Codebusters is up for an award! Many thanks to the North Somerset Teachers’ Book Awards, where I’m on the long list of the ‘Read Aloud’ category. Go Codebusters Go! (and well done to

DINO WARS Interview and FREE Giveaway

Oooh! Looky! It’s an interview with little me and a giveaway of m’latest book DINO WARS: Rise of the Raptors. Check out the review too. Click below or HERE.

Dino Wars Review & Giveaway!

Chirikaru has a brilliant review for Dino Wars: Rise of the Raptors AND they’re giving away a few copies. Check out the competition and review HERE! “An exciting start to a new adventure series, sure to be appreciated by any