In the Light of the Stars

My husband and I are just back from a most wonderful week in Noway. We went to ski and the skiing was wonderful, but the highlight of the week was an night-time excursion to see the stars. Armed with binoculars and with our guide, Tim (an enthusiastic Englishman with a passion for photography and astronomy),… Read on…

Heroes and Villains

I had a lovely time visiting St Cenydd’s Comprehensive School in Caerphilly recently. I ran a workshop on creating fictional heroes and villains and the year 7s had great fun coming up with dastardly plots and heroic derring do. Here’s a link to an article on the school’s website┬áI’m the person in the middle of… Read on…

Giveaway!

Attention all readers in the US and Canada! I’ve got together with Sarah Reida, author of Monsterville to do a magical double giveaway. One lucky person can win a signed copy of Monsterville and a signed copy of Voyage to Magical North. The competition is hosted by the very lovely Children’s Book Review and ends… Read on…