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Gobblefunked!

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Enjoy this recent interview with Debbie by Gobblefunked. Just click here.

Monkie Business

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It feels good. I’ve just sent off the final version of the last book in the Dead Hairy trilogy. After much computer chewing and pencil gazing (or was it the other way round?) Monkie Business is done and dusted. Well , dusted at least. Just like anything I’ve ever written, it feels miles from done. […]

Dead Hairy vlog

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Debbie talks about the first book in her trilogy, Dead Hairy.  

Trim

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Hooray for St Mary’s! If anyone knows how to grab a book in both hands and spin it round the dance floor, it’s the pupils and staff at the Trim primary school.  Visiting last year I felt less like an author and more a bystander watching the girls interact with Abbie, Perdita and the other […]

The amazing talking chocolate shrunken head

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“Fernando finds a good book” by the talented Asha Uberoi

Shrunken Delights

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Poor Fernando. The shrunken head hero of Jungle Tangle hasn’t had many breaks in life since the one that split him from his body. When the Spanish conquistador was caught and shrunk by Amazon tribesmen lost everything: his body, his wife, his looks. Granted he was on a mission to steal gold and land – […]

Hello life

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Life of Pi may have had mixed reviews but it sure starts conversations. I’ve heard ‘Brilliant’ to ‘You wha’?’ and everything in between. There’s ‘Loved the book, hated the film,’ and – more unusually – the opposite. I’m in the ‘brilliant’ camp on both counts: I loved the book and found, for once, that the […]

And They All Lived …

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Should stories have happy endings? If you think yes, then you’re like half the children I ask when I visit schools and libraries. If you think no, then you’re like the other half. And if you think yes and no, then you’re like most of them when they’ve had a minute to consider. Happily ever […]