Did you spot me at an event? Was I at your school??Every time I do an event, I post a message here and try to upload as many picture of the event as possible – so keep checking back, you may end up on my blog.
Leaders of LiteracyDelighted to meet up with the Leaders of Literacy who are doing great things at Saltash.net Community School and in the wider community. Will be reporting on these guys regularly. Please visit my new Patron of Reading page on the menu... read more
Book launchGreat to have Patch Harvey, coxswain of the Penlee Lifeboat, and Mesha Wardman, European surf life-saving champion, at the launch of “A boy called Ocean”. What a team! And the audience thought so too. Here they are pouring into the St John’s... read more
Launch of “A boy called Ocean”Had a brilliant time talking to an audience of Cornish schools alongside Patch Harvey, the coxswain of the Penlee lifeboat, and Mesha Wardman, beach lifeguard and surf life-saving champion. A fitting launch for a book about a boy who drifts out to sea on a... read more
Edinburgh Festival, Hull Festival, Fowey Festival, Sharjah Festival …
Summer 2017 has been a round of fabulous book festivals where I’ve been lucky enough to meet lots of enthusiastic fans of my younger series, “My Funny Family”, The Secrets Club” and the first of my ” Here Comes Trouble” books, “Trouble Next Door”.read more
Sharjah Children’s Literary FestivalSo looking forward to being part of the Sharjah Children’s Literary Festival at the end of April. More to follow! Photo by Florian... read more
keen readers took part in the MS READATHONread more
Loose MuseWill be at the Acorn Theatre, Penzance on Friday, Feb 21st for a vibrant new women’s spoken word event called Loose Muse. I’ll be reading and talking about my work along with great writers and performers such as Agnes Meadows, Ann Alexander, Jane Pugh, Angela Stoner and Fi Read to name but a few. Come along to this great platform for women writers of all genres to showcase their work, be it poetry, stories, plays, songwriting, travel-writing, blogs etc. Lots of interaction and some open-mic slots. And yes, men are welcome and it’s... read more
Waterstones Truro, Thursday 8th August, 12 middayWill be talking about my latest book in the Secrets Club series, “No Match for Dani”. In case by any chance you’ve not come across the Secrets Club yet (Where’ve you been?) it’s about four girls, Ali, Tash, Dani and Lissa, who become firm friends at the start of secondary school and promise to tell each other everything (as you do). But each one has a secret and each secret is VERY different. Come along to find out what Dani’s secret is and talk or hear about what it feels like to be starting secondary school. See you at Waterstones in Truro on Thursday 8th August at 12.00 midday (NOT 12 midnight!) to find out what Dani’s been up... read more
Geevor Tin Mine PicturesWhat a fab day that... read more
The Day I Met Suzie LaunchHad a wonderful time last night at the launch of my latest book. Three little people decided to join me in my talk and readings. But one even littler person kept looking the other way. Thanks to Penzance Public Library all the lovely people who came along to join in the celebrations especially my editor Anne. Check out the photos below.... read more
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