I'm a more chuffed than something that chuffs for a living. BECAUSE... drum roll....
Jim Reaper and The Glove of Death has been picked as one of the year's top 50 children's books by the Children's Book Award peeps.
I love them deeply.
If you haven't read it, yet, then why don't you..... It'll spook, thrill and amuse you beyond your wildest dreams. Is that going too far?...
For the full list click here: YAY BOOKS!
If you've missed out on World Book Day week, don't worry - we authors spread the words all year round. If you'd like to me to come along and help your school celebrate reading, big up books and bring out the creative writers in your kids, then visit my Author Talks page and drop me a line.
ROBOTS! READ ALL ABOUT IT!
HEY, YOU LOT. YEAH, YOU - THE ONES I'VE TALKED TO IN SCHOOL HALLS AND CLASSROOMS. LISTEN UP! You may have thought I was being over-dramatic about the rise of the robots and how you, as brilliant humans, could combat them by arming yourself with literature... But just look at this. It's EXACTLY what I was warning you all about... Which goes to show that people who make things up sometimes know what they're talking about!
Read all about it here...
ROBOTS READING BOOKS - NOT NECESSARILY A GOOD THING....
SNAIL OF THE WEEK
A snail eating a Wotsit. Happy now?
has just brought Jim Reaper.
Thanks to Allen & Unwin,
you can now find all three
adventures of Jim Reaper in
Australia's book stores.
The Czech Republic has
ONCE UPON A TIME... THERE WAS A SHORT STORY WINNER (OR TWO)! So, the judging is over. What a wonderful array of stories! Congratulations to our winners, George Evans and Emily Stewart. Read all about it: