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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?

Recent Blogs

  • Secret Service

    Thank you, little old man who picks up litter round our part of the village. You’ve taught me more about caring for the planet than any scary statistics, shouty politicians …Read More »
  • Nation Creation on RTE

    Lots of fun this week creating nations with RTE’s News2day. New countries included Dolphin Island, where everyone owns a dolphin from the age of 12, to Siciliene where an underwater tunnel gives …Read More »

Previous blogs can be found here

My Books

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