The full line-up for the Puffin Festival of Big Dreams has now been announced! I’ll be holding my workshop on Saturday the 13th June – and if you tune in that day, you’ll also get the chance to meet REAL LIVE PUFFINS! (Though not in my event, sadly … I wish!)… Read more
As part of Puffin’s Big Dreams birthday celebration, they’re running a 300-word writing competition for young authors in partnership with National Book Tokens – and I’m one of the judges!
Along with Yassmin Abdel-Magied, I’ll be judging the 11-14 year old category, and there are also categories for 6-10 year old and 15-18 year old authors.… Read more
I’m delighted to announce that I’m going to be part of the Puffin Festival of Big Dreams, which will take place next month to celebrate my publisher Puffin’s 80th birthday!
The line-up is incredible, and I’m so proud to be part of it. Watch out for more information soon – I can tell you that my event will be a live create-a-mystery, and I’m excited to get fans all around the world involved!… Read more
My publishers Puffin have a brand-new podcast to help you pass the time during lockdown! The Puffin Podcast is launching today (Sunday the 19th of April), and you can listen to the first three episodes NOW – and episode 1, Under the Sea, has an extract from the Cream Buns and Crime audiobook!… Read more
Terry Pratchett was one of the authors who made me want to be an author. I was 100% completely obsessed with the Discworld books as a kid (as should you be, by the way), and wanted to go be a Guard in Ankh Morpork with Carrot and Angua, or a witch on the Chalk with Tiffany Aching.… Read more