Biggest Book Show On Earth

Biggest Book Show On Earth

I’m one of the authors talking part in the 2016 World Book Day Biggest Book Show on Earth. On March 1st 2016, I’ll be at Castle School in Thornbury with authors Steve Antony, Philip Reeve. Sarah McIntyre and Gill Lewis. This is one of many events that...
Royal Masonic School Prize giving

Royal Masonic School Prize giving

  Had such a lovely visit to the Royal Masonic Girls School on Friday. Everyone there is so friendly and I was so pleased to go back there for the second time to be their guest of honour and give a speech about the importance of following your dreams and being true to...
Award nominations for a Soldier’s Friend

Award nominations for a Soldier’s Friend

A Soldiers Friend has been shortlisted for the 2015 Oxfordshire Book Award in the Primary category. Fingers crossed – the winner will be announced on March 23rd 🙂 A Soldier’s Friend is also nominated for the 2015 Carnegie Medal and is shortlisted for the...
On Fun Kids Radio!

On Fun Kids Radio!

I had the best time at Fun Kids radio even though I arrived so late I thought it might not happen. It wasn’t my fault -somehow the car service thought I was arriving via Eurostar and had someone waiting with a sign with my name on it at the Eurostar arrivals....
Hay Festival and Black Mountain

Hay Festival and Black Mountain

Hello! Firstly, I am so sorry to everyone waiting for me to email them back – it’s gone absolutely crazy here and another deadline’s looming but I PROMISE I will get back to you very soon – hopefully this weekend and from then on I’m...