Hello! I'm a British author of 26 books, including 4 international best-selling picture books, a biography of Roald Dahl which became a UK 11+ exam text and is still in print 23 years after first publication, 11 non-fiction works for adults, hundreds of poems for children PLUS a huge portfolio of consumer, health and business writing which you can read about on my Services page.
If you are a publisher and either wish to use some of my work, or commission me to write for you, please contact me here.
Here's a brief bibliography of my work:
Adult Non-Fiction Books
How to Write A Children’s Picture Book and Get It Published
No-Limit Texas Hold’em for Winners
How to Pass Psychometric Tests
Management Level Psychometric & Assessment Tests
Passing Psychometric Tests
Psychometric Tests for Graduates
Practice Psychometric Tests
Landing Your First Job
Cheque’s in the Post!
Have Fun When the Kids Leave Home
My publishers for adult non-fiction are: How To Books (Hachette), Robinson, Little Brown Book Group, and Kogan Page
True Lives – Roald Dahl
You’ll Soon Grow, Alex
The Truth About Babies
The Truth about Families
Stop! Elephant, Stop!
The Best Pet
Zap and the Alien
Danger! Monsters! Aliens!
The King Who Lives Next Door
My publishers for children's books are: Oxford University Press, Ginn, Gullane, Hachette, Pearson, NSPCC as well as numerous co-edition partners in France, Netherlands, Holland, Denmark, Ireland, USA, Taiwan, Australia, Wales, Mexico, Korea, China and Japan.
Children’s Poetry Books
GRANDMA WAS EATEN BY A SHARK! is my sole collection, published by Crocodile Books
The following children's poetry books are all anthologies in which my work appears alongside other fab poems:
SHOUTING AT THE OCEAN - Contributor and Editor
TAKING MY HUMAN FOR A WALK
A TIME TO SPEAK AND A TIME TO LISTEN
POETRY BY HEART
LET'S CELEBRATE - FESTIVAL POEMS
READ ME - 365 poems from Shakespeare to Shavick!
THE WORKS - 500+ poems for the Literacy Hour
THE KING'S PYJAMAS
RHYMES AROUND THE YEAR
WHEN THE TEACHER ISN'T LOOKING
THE WORD PARTY - the 1999 World Book Day poetry book
TEASING TONGUE TWISTERS
WACKY WILD ANIMALS
THE EVIL DOCTOR MUCUS SPLEEN
UNZIP YOUR LIPS AGAIN!
THE COWPAT THROWING CONTEST
WE ARE NOT ALONE
HYSTERICAL HISTORICAL TUDORS
POEMS TO TAKE ON HOLIDAY
BONKERS ABOUT CONKERS - the 2003 World Book Day poetry book
A YEAR OF RHYMES
GIVING YOU THE WILLIES
WORDS TO WHISPER WORDS TO SHOUT - Blue Peter Award & Radio Times Best Book
HARDBACK 1841382612 PAPERBACK 1841382639
FROGS IN CLOGS
READ ME AND LAUGH
READ ME OUT LOUD
READ ME FIRST
SECRET LIFE OF PANTS
SCARY POEMS TO MAKE YOU SHIVER
THE POETRY STORE
THE WORKS 4
THE WORKS 5
A YEAR OF RHYMES
READ ME 2
POETRY ZONE 20 YEAR CELEBRATION
POETRY TRAIN FROM THE POETRY SOCIETY
MY GRANDPA'S BEARD
HA HA 100 POEMS TO MAKE YOU LAUGH
A MILLION BRILLIANT POEMS
IS THIS A POEM?
LET'S RECYCLE GRANDAD
THE JUMBLE BOOK
DOES YOUR FACE FIT?
LAUGH OUT LOUD
My publishers for children's poetry include: Macmillan, Oxford University Press, Bloomsbury, Scholastic, A & C Black, Belitha, Yabby Books, Otter-Barry Books, Beggis Books, Collins, The Poetry Society, Schofield & Sims,
Harper Collins, Folens, Hodder, Hands-Up Books and many more.