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!
Swords on the high seas
new titles appearing in 2013-14 deal with
perennial favourites – pirates and
Vikings! Know it All: Pirates is
published by Franklin Watts and
Greatest Warriors: Vikings is on the
way from Arcturus. Both titles were developed
by Discovery Books.
New world giants
world is changing fast. New countries and
cities are surging forward, enjoying rapid
economic development. Is their growth
sustainable? Will they survive social
human rights and social justice be
respected? The forthcoming Developing World
series, from Franklin Watts, will be a must
for secondary school and public libraries.
Titles on the way include China and Beijing,
Russia and Moscow and Turkey and Istanbul.
am one of the contributors to the latest
title in a successful Discovery Channel book
the Savage World is an encyclopedia
of extreme environments and extraordinary
facts, published by Miles Kelly Publishing.