Tag Archives | middle grade fiction

Reading Alienated (the whole book!)

Now that schools are closed and we’re staying at home to keep everyone safe, I thought I’d do something to simulate the type of story time you might miss from school. I’m reading the entire ALIENATED novel to you…chapter by chapter (all 43!). I’ll read a new chapter every weekday, and will try to post […]

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Hay Fever

I played my first Hay Festival this week! If you don’t know, Hay is like the Glastonbury for books…or the ComicCon for literature. It’s a huge festival in a tiny town. The organizers (who must be super organised) set up a tent city in a  field, complete with bookshops, bars, restaurants, a swishy green-room, and […]

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In Which I Write A Sequel

So here’s some great news, there’s more ‘Neurotic Zombie’ on the way! I’ve just come off an epic book tour, introducing OCD zombie Adam Meltzer to the masses and my publisher Faber has asked for a follow-up book! I’ve actually been working away on sequel story since the Spring, but it looks like it’ll come out […]

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Memoirs of Middle School

Today my new book debuts to the world….well, to the publishing world at least.  The real world still has to wait until the 7th of August. Right now, in Bologna, Italy, the children’s publishing world is meeting up for the annual Bologna Children’s Book Fair. And my  publisher, Faber,  is showcasing their new and upcoming titles…including my […]

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