Children’s Books

Meet Snaffles the Cat Burglar

Meet Snaffles the Cat Burglar

April 4, 2014 No Comments »

OK, I’m excited about this. Really, really excited! After the success of The Gloom Lord, I’m back writing another interactive e-book for Fiction Express later this month. Fiction Express have... Read More »

The end of the Gloom Lord

The end of the Gloom Lord

December 6, 2013 No Comments »

And so the final chapter of The Gloom Lord has gone up on the Fiction Express website. I can’t believe it. The last five weeks have sped by! The process has... Read More »

Don’t get mad, get the Angry Birds Official Sticker Book

Don’t get mad, get the Angry Birds Official Sticker Book

July 26, 2013 No Comments »

Apologies about another plug, but I’ve just realised I never mentioned the fact that another of my kids’ activity books for Puffin came out this month. It’s not Skylanders this time but... Read More »

Skylanders: A-Z of Skylands

Skylanders: A-Z of Skylands

July 3, 2013 No Comments »

Puffin books have just sent me the cover of Skylanders: A-Z of Skylands, written by yours truly and hitting the shops on 3 October. Here’s the official blurb: Containing a... Read More »

Skylanders Terrafin Battles the Boom Brothers cover revealed

Skylanders Terrafin Battles the Boom Brothers cover revealed

June 11, 2013 No Comments »

Penguin have revealed the cover of my next book in the Skylanders Mask of Power series – Terrafin Battles the Boom Brothers.   As you can see the children’s novel... Read More »

New Book Day – Lightning Rod Faces the Cyclops Queen

New Book Day – Lightning Rod Faces the Cyclops Queen

June 6, 2013 2 Comments »

Just a quick note to say that today sees the publication in my, er, I mean, Onk Beakman’s third book in the Skylanders Mask of Power series. Lightning Rod Faces... Read More »

Would you rather your daughter read Twilight or Middlemarch?

Would you rather your daughter read Twilight or Middlemarch?

May 16, 2013 1 Comment »

I don’t often get political on this blog but I’ve just read Secretary of State for Education Michael Gove’s speech at the Brighton Conference. In the opening he says this: “Parents,... Read More »

New Book Day: Gill Grunt and the Curse of the Fish Master

New Book Day: Gill Grunt and the Curse of the Fish Master

April 4, 2013 No Comments »

Just nipping in as Gill Grunt and the Curse of the Fish Master is published here in the UK today. This is the second book in the Skylanders Mask of... Read More »

New Book Day – Spyro Versus the Mega Monsters US Edition

New Book Day – Spyro Versus the Mega Monsters US Edition

January 16, 2013 No Comments »

My copy of the American edition of Skylanders – Spyro Versus the Mega Monsters arrived today. Published by Grosset & Dunlap, it hit the shelves last week. Here it is:... Read More »

Skylanders Annual is the Top of the Charts

Skylanders Annual is the Top of the Charts

January 9, 2013 1 Comment »

I received some great news from Penguin books yesterday. The Official Skylanders 2013 Annual, written by yours truly, ended the year by reaching the number two spot in the UK... Read More »