Hello and ...



Welcome to my website. I write books for children (and the adults they look after).

How did I come to do that? Well, after studying fossils in England, working in BBC radio, meeting prawn farmers in Bangladesh and dancing with pygmies in Uganda, what else can you do?

Check out my latest, in the bookshops Sept 22: 

Aidan Mooney has the mother of all problems ... she's part-dragon. He's spent his whole life trying to guard her secret. But when it gets out, a terrifying chain of events leads to Aidan risking his life to save hers.

'A smashing romp. The writing is excellent.' Celine Kiernan.

'Unforgettable characters and page-turning action.'                                                                     ER Murray


Recent Blogs

  • Hello new book!

    So excited to meet my new book. My Secret Dragon has finally hatched and landed on the doorstep after a two-year incubation that began during a morning run, when the …Read More »
  • Hopefully ever after

    During school and library visits, I often ask children if stories should end happily ever after. There are always a few gleeful shakes of the head. After a bit of …Read More »

Previous blogs can be found here

My Books

Writing and Storytelling Fun