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Interviewed by John Craven on BBC Countryfile


Posted on September 18, 2017

It was a pleasure to talk to John Craven about Roald Dahl (they knew each other) about how Dahl was inspired by the countryside on a special tribute episode of BBC Countryfile.   I enjoyed a grea…

The Box of Delights – world premiere announced


Posted on July 3, 2017

‘John Masefield’s The Box of Delights is one of the true classics. It has all the magic, adventure, threat, enchantment & excitement of the best tales for children of all ages. I remember wrigglin…

The Wild Beyond shortlisted for Islington Book Award


Posted on February 21, 2017

I was so proud to go to the Arsenal Emirates Stadium this afternoon, for a vey special ceremony, with hundreds of local Islington school children – the first ever Islington Primary Schools Book of the…

A Wisp of Wisdom raises £13,000 for Cameroon children


Posted on January 5, 2017

Very proud that, thanks to Tom Moorhouse and Lantana Publishing, our collection of African short stories, “Wisp of Wisdom: Animal Tales from the Cameroon”, has raised over £13,000 which will help put…

Visit Kester’s room in Spectrum Hall


Posted on March 11, 2016

Well, nearly. I can’t quite believe I am writing this, but I just returned from the most surreal but wondrous visit to the fantastic Story Museum in Oxford, and their fantastic new “Animal: A safari t…