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Twelve Days of Xmas Book Recommendations – Day 5 – Nick Cook

#supportanauthor – Adventure and sci-fi fans will lose their mind for Nick Cook’s epic Cloudrider series!: “Dom lives with his mom in Tornado Alley, where twisters used to be a way of life. After a year long drought, the family diner is about to go bust

Twelve Days of Xmas Book Recommendations – Day 4 – Jo Cotterill

#supportanauthor – Jo is the author of Electrigirl and is getting amazing reviews for her latest work, Jelly: “Angelica – known as Jelly to her friends – is the life and soul of the classroom. Quick to pick up

Twelve Days of Xmas Book Recommendations – Day 3 – Claire Barker

#supportanauthor – Claire is the author of the bestselling Knitbone Pepper series and is BACK with the amazing Picklewitch and Jack from Bloomsbury: “Picklewitch is, quite literally, out of her tree. She has a nose for naughtiness, a taste for

Twelve Days of Xmas Book Recommendations – Day 2 – Colin Mulhern Colin Mulhern writes horrible books for horrible kids (his words, not mine). His latest is Buttercup Sunshine and the Zombies of Dooooom! “Granny Fondant is waking up to another perfect day in Briar’s Cove – the nicest, safest, sweetest town there

Twelve Days of Xmas Book Recommendations – Day 1 – Lou Treleaven

#supportanauthor Letters to Pluto is a brilliantly funny book by the equally brilliant Lou Treleaven: “Jon’s teacher wants to keep the art of letter writing alive and starts an interstellar penpal programme.  Jon is not impressed, especially as his

12 days of Xmas Book Recommendations

Christmas is coming, if you hadn’t noticed, and it’s the time of year for giving. But what to give to your book-loving offspring? Yes, you could wander into a supermarket and pick out the nearest book by attention-hungry celebrity authors

Signed Books!

Christmas is coming and so it’s the time of year to flog my wares! I’ve put up a special page on my website where you can buy signed copies of a few of my books. Just head on over to

Delivery is Free!

From 29th November to 5th December, all Amazon customers can enjoy free standard delivery, with no minimum purchase amount, when they use promotional code FREEDELIVERY at checkout. The promotion applies to all items listed as “dispatched” or “fulfilled” by Amazon on the product


I’ve been blogging about my recent experiment with school visits. Head over to the Awfully Big Blog Adventure to read.

Diving Deep

I have a new book out – kinda. I was lucky enough to be allowed to play in the world of the fantastic CBBC/Netflix show The Deep, all about the Nekton family and their adventures beneath the waves in their