When schools closed in March, and students suddenly engaging in remote learning, I decided to read my novel, ALIENATED: GROUNDED AT GROOM LAKE, on YouTube, chapter-by-chapter. A type of “virtual class reader.” It’s a fun, funny middle-grade story, perfect for fans of Harry Potter, Percy Jackson. Star Wars, and Men In Black. All of the […]
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I participated in the annual Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival in the emirate of Sharjah, and blogged about it here. It was an honour & a privilege to share my insights into writing & creativity with local students and international publishers.
It takes a long time to write a book, and also a long time to wait until it’s actually published, but today’s the day! The sequel to Memoirs of a Neurotic Zombie publishes today, and I popped into my local indie bookshop, West End Lane Books, to find the product of my creativity (how cool […]
Tomorrow marks the end of a long road! It’s been over seven years to bring a book I love to the screen, but on September 6th (at 4 pm), Trucktown debuts on preschool channel Treehouse in Canada, and will soon be rolling out all over the world. At the Bologna Book Fair in 2007, I was shown […]
With just over two months until OCD-suffering Adam Meltzer rises from the grave to appear on bookshelves, I’m delighted to reveal the cover for my new book MEMOIRS OF A NEUROTIC ZOMBIE. This book has been a true labour of love and I’m so excited that the Faber team has embraced it and given it […]
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 […]
I’m delighted to share some huge news; my newest book, Memoirs of a Neurotic Zombie, has been acquired by Faber.
The Canadian High Commission of London threw an awesome event called BookFest to celebrate Canadian authors and boost literacy in London alongside the Evening Standard’s monumental Get London Reading event.