The year 2021 saw the publication of The Magnificent Book of Treasures: Ancient Egypt from Weldon Owen (see below) and Escape the Mummy's Tomb from Blue Streak Books (Flexibound 72pp £9.99 ISBN 978-168 1681885490), a puzzle, information and storybook rolled into one. The year was also spent revising, updating and expanding the Kingfisher Children's History Encyclopedia for Macmillan Children's Books.
2022 sees the publication of two titles in Miles Kelly's Curious Questions and Answers series: Fossils and Nature's Wonder's (see below). Current work includes planning an exciting new title for Dorling Kindersley.
THE MAGNIFICENT BOOK OF TREASURES: ANCIENT EGYPT was published in Autumn 2021 by Weldon Owen. It showcases fabulous artefacts from Ancient Egypt: golden thrones, feathered crowns, royal board games, jewellery and daggers. You can meet princesses and pharaohs, jackal-headed gods and star-spangled goddesses, vultures and hippos, hedgehogs and snakes. You can see the ancient people of the Nile as they plough their fields, bake their bread or stroll in their palace gardens.The text unravels ancient mysteries and magic, analyses arts and crafts and explores long-lost tombs, bringing the past back to life. The Ancient Egyptians may appear to be obsessed with death, but in reality they loved life to the full, and wanted to live forever. THE MAGNIFICENT BOOK OF TREASURES: ANCIENT EGYPT Hardback UK £12.99 80pp ISBN 978-1681885582
Curious Questions and Answers: Fossils (Miles Kelly Publishing July 2022 32pp 978-1789892161 £12.99),
This book digs up the distant past to discover fierce dinosaurs, the first birds and mammals, gigantic insects and enormous snakes. What are fossils, and how are they formed? We have a lot of fun finding out!
Curious Questions and Answers: Nature's Wonders explores the marvels of our planet with good humour and amazement (Miles Kelly Publishing 32pp ISBN 978-1789892208 £12.99).