Real worlds to explore!
I write information books.
Most of them are for children or teenagers, but some are
for adults too.
Do you want to find out about
ancient treasure, smugglers, shipwrecks or castles? Do
you want to travel to distant lands and meet the people
who live there? Why not discover nature’s secrets or
track wild animals in Africa? Perhaps you are interested
in the way our society works, or in debating the big
issues that are in the news. Read, ask questions, have
You will find my books in
homes, schools and libraries around the world. Click on
the sidebar to find out my past and present published
titles. You will find topic books, atlases,
encyclopaedias, guide books and biographies. You may
even find books that pop up, fold out, light up or make
noises! All of these books have exciting and colourful
Parents and teachers: my more
recent publications will still be in print, available
from your local bookshop, from book clubs or from online
retailers such as http://www.amazon.co.uk/
Some books may be ordered online direct from the
publisher. Llyfrau Magma publications can be ordered
Many titles are available in overseas (non-UK) editions
and are published in many languages. Less recent titles
may still be found in libraries and are reissued in new
formats from time to time.
The world of publishing is
changing fast, so I also write text for websites as well
as blogs. Sometimes I work with galleries, museums and
heritage organisations. I provide text for their
exhibition panels, books, leaflets or trail guides.
These may be aimed at adults, or all the family.
Whatever the format – let’s
find out the facts!
Get reading in 2013!
in 2013 are three more titles in Macmillan's
lively Kingfisher Readers series: Vikings;
Arctic and Antarctic, and Record
Breakers, the Most Dangerous.
successful series of readers is Big Cat,
published by Collins. January 2013 sees the
publication of my title Harriet Tubman and
the Underground Railroad. This is an
exciting story about the pioneers of the
anti-slavery campaign in the USA.
School Library Association’s 2012 awards
panel commended Afghanistan – From War
to Peace, which was published in
Wayland’s Divided World series. Vital
background information and tough
questions, for secondary students.
Iron Age Treasures
Cerrig Bach – Treasure from the Iron
Age/Trysor o’r Oes Haearn (Oriel Ynys
Môn 2012) This book for adults describes one
of the most remarkable archaeological
discoveries to be made in Wales, and includes
contributions by leading experts. Archaeology
Ireland describes it as ‘a stunning example of
how the excitement of the substance and
significance of the Iron Age artefacts can be
Book Fair 2013
publishers or packagers visiting or showing at
the London Book Fair wish to meet up with me,
please contact me via this website.