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?

Recent Blogs

  • 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 »
  • A blast with the past

    ‘History is not just something that happened long ago and far away. History happens to all of us all the time. Local history touches your life, the life of your …Read More »

Previous blogs can be found here

My Books

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