Welcome to my website. Here you can find out about me, my books, my poems... and what Fletcher has been up to since his last book in some pages from his diary. I hope you enjoy the site!
**Online storytime permission requests** Many publishers are granting temporary permission for online book readings during the COVID-19 outbreak. For the Fletcher books in the US and Canada, see HarperCollins information here; for Sweet Dreaming, see Sourcebooks information here; and for Fred and the Little Egg and Rosie's Special Surprise see Little Tiger information here.
Super-excited that the best-selling Fletcher and the Four Seasons books, illustrated by Tiphanie Beeke, are being re-published in the UK by Graffeg. Fletcher and the Springtime Blossom and Fletcher and the Summer Show are available now, and here's a link to the book trailer. Fletcher and the Falling Leaves and Fletcher and the Snowflake Christmas will be published in October.
There are now nine titles in my One Week of Poems series of eBooks - seven poems in each, perfect for a quick poetry fix:
One Week of Christmas Poems (Amazon UK / US)
One Week of Dinosaur Poems (Amazon UK / US)
One Week of Nature Poems (Amazon UK / US)
One Week of Space Poems (Amazon UK / US)
One Week of Football Poems (Amazon UK / US)
One Week of Spooky Poems (Amazon UK / US)
One Week of Seaside Poems (Amazon UK / US)
One Week of Pirate Poems (Amazon UK / US)
One Week of Puzzle Poems (Amazon UK / US).
The first six books are also brought together in the One Week of Poems Omnibus (Amazon UK / US).
I'm loving working with Working Partners on Mio and the Mermaids, a chapter book series for the Japanese market illustrated by TaniTomo. Book 6 was published in December 2019, Book 7 will be out in July 2020 and I will soon be writing Book 9.
My picture book Sweet Dreaming, illustrated by Nicole Wong and published by Sourcebooks, is out now. Kirkus Review wrote, "this tender nighttime story will safely soothe readers to dreamy bliss." See the full review here.