Wednesday, 3 December 2014

Children's Round up For Literary Review December / January issue 2014

Happy Advent! My children's round up is in this month's Literary Review, featuring:

Shadow of the Wolf by Tim Hall
Mountwood School for Ghosts by Tony Ibbotson
Five Children on the Western Front by Kate Saunders
The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman & Chris Riddell
Buckle and Squash and the Monstrous Moat-Dragon by Sarah Courtauld
Cakes in Space by Philip Reeve & Sarah McIntyre
The Imaginary by A F Harrold
Cuckoo Song by Frances Hardinge
Salvage by Keren David
Ghosts of Heaven by Marcus Sedgwick
Snow by Sam Usher

Lots of enjoyable Christmas reading to be done.

Monday, 17 November 2014

Article on mythology for Books for Keeps

Brighten up your dreary Monday with this article I've done for Books for Keeps on mythology in children's books. Read it here.

Thursday, 16 October 2014

A reading: Fire From Heaven





This is a recording made by Izzy Mathie, of my poem, "Fire from Heaven," about the Titan Prometheus.

Tuesday, 7 October 2014

Interview with Philip Womack

Here's an interview about Greek myths, children's books and writing, conducted by Izzy Mathie:

Thursday, 18 September 2014

Laurie Lee's Rosie

Morning, I've written a little piece for The Independent about the pitfalls of inspiring a literary work. Read it here.

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

A Bluffer's Guide to Greek Mythology

Chairete! I'm giving a short talk on Greek Myth for the How To: Academy. Come and join! Details here.