Talking ghosts and meeting friends at the Oxford Literary Festival

It’s the Oxford Literary Festival, hurrah! And I popped in on Saturday and Sunday last weekend. On the Saturday, I did a mini event in the Blackwells festival bookshop, talking about Looking at the Stars and teaching anyone who wanted to have a go how to make 3D paper stars. It was lovely to see … More Talking ghosts and meeting friends at the Oxford Literary Festival

The Pirates of Pangaea Book 1 – review

Dinosaurs. Dinosaurs carrying ships on their backs. Dinosaurs carrying PIRATE ships on their backs. Skulduggery (definitely not pleasant). A strong, clever heroine who can tame a Tyrannosaurus Rex. Put simply, how could The Pirates of Pangaea fail? Well, it couldn’t – and it doesn’t, because it’s a fantastic old-fashioned romp, with some stereotypically piratical language … More The Pirates of Pangaea Book 1 – review