The second is from my new YouTube channel, Science has the best stories. I’m collecting interviews with scientists and creatives to see what stories science tells them. Here’s one I’ve just upload with poet, Malcolm Guite. … See more
How can a creative person keep their stock of metaphors fresh? Malcolm Guite has some good tips as he combines scientific ideas, poetry and theology. Hear al…
I grew out of science when I was 16 and grew back into it in my thirties! Now I’m finding lots of inspiration for my writing from the history of science. Come with me on a new venture to explore the history of human curiosity. I’m exploring this in a number of ways. First a non-fiction series written with the help of a professor of physics from Oxford University and an artist. The first two parts are just out. You can read more below. … See more
New books are coming into my office from all directions at the moment – but they are linked by the theme of my interest in science and climate change. I’ve just started a YouTube channel called ‘Science has the best stories’ to celebrate and will be gathering interviews with scientists and artists who have been inspired by science. You can find out more in the introductory video below. And watch out for more about those books… (My son did the description for me – which explains the ‘best selling’ tag!) … See more
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What every good Gorgon is reading these days! Happy reissue day #CompanionsQuartet!
So good to see the first two books in the Companions Quartet back in print with OUP (first came out in 2006). Many of themes overlap with Fantastic Beasts so perhaps there’s a new audience for them? I hope you like the new covers. The books suit a 8+ audience who love mythical creatures and want to save the environment. … See more
I’m pleased to announce that one of my very first series is being reissued this year by OUP – it first came out in 2006. The Companions Quartet starts in May with Secret of the Sirens and The Gorgon’s Gaze. You can watch the updated trailer to get a glimpse of the new cover for Sirens. Since it came out, we’ve had the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them film which shares many of the same themes – how to protect amazing magical creatures and what happens when you are up against formidable enemies. If you’ve young people who love mythical creature stories and films, they might enjoy this. … See more
Book trailer for the new edition of Secret of the Sirens, first part of the Companions Quartet. Mythical Creatures live among us all. We must protect them. J…
New editions of Cat Royal books now available worldwide. Some of you have been saying the Cat books have drifted out of print in your country. I’ve now created some new editions available via Amazon as a paperback or ebook. Let me know if you have any problems but everyone everywhere should be able to get hold of them. There’s a link to the editions on my website which will save you digging through old editions to find the live ones. Look out for the new cover of Cat’s Cradle which is more in tune with the original cover approach. I’ve been able to go back to this thanks to the wonderful artist Tony Fleetwood – thanks Tony! … See more
Welcome to the world of Cat Royal, winner of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize and the Nestle Children’s Book Prize. Now out as a Modern Classic!Follow Cat as she storms through the world of the 1790s, going from London to America – and back again! The Diamond of Drury LaneCat Royal, orpha… … See more
Where did I go today? Not Birmingham as planned but somewhere else magical! Ark Chamberlain Primary Academy #WBD2018
Please listen to what the wonderful Winnie has to say. I adore her for placing it all so elegantly in perspective. #Oxfamscandal
Executive Director of Oxfam International Winnie Byanyima says she does not know how many sexual predators are still working for the charity.
If you are thinking getting the new edition of The Diamond of Drury Lane for someone this Christmas, I’ve discovered it is hard to find on Amazon. Here’s a link to make it easy:
The Diamond of Drury Lane (Cat Royal)