News and Events

Tuesday 3rd, May 2011 -       The launch of Sky Hawk at Waterstones in Bath at 6pm.

Thursday 5th, May 2011 -     Stratford festival

Mid May -                              Scottish tour (TBA)

Saturday 5th, June 2011 -     Hay Festival

July 2011

Mid July -                              Tagging an osprey with the Highland Foundation for Wildlife

Wednesday 13th July 2011    Bath Spa University....talking to the writing students about getting published and writing the second novel.

Saturday 23rd July 2011       Book signing at Waterstone's in Plymouth 11am -1pm

Tuesday 26th July 2011        BBC Radio Devon interview at 11am

August 2011

Saturday  20th August 2011 Book signing at Waterstone's in Cribbs Causeway, Bristol

September 2011

Saturday 17th, September 2011 - Youth Librarians Group Annual conference,Goldsmiths                          College, University of London.

Wednesday 28th school visits with the Bath Kids Lit Fest

Thursday 29th, September 2011 - Bath Kids’ Literature visits and an evening panel event.

Sky Hawk nominated for 

the 2012 UKLA book award

and the Heart of Hawick Book Award 2012 

October 2011

Wednesday 19th October 2011 Wells Literary Festival...talking about Sky Hawk at the Blue School, 6-7 pm

November 2011

Other award news...

Sky Hawk short-listed for 

2012 Red House Children's Book Award (18th Feb 2012)

2012 Solihull Children's Book Award (2nd April 2012)
2012 Solihull Children's Book Award

Stockton Children's Book of the Year Award (29th March 2012)

2012 Calderdale Book of the Year Award (27th June 2012)

2012 Essex Book Award (February 2012)

Coventry Inspiration Book Awards 2012 (June 2012)

2012 Leeds Book Award (9-11 category) (May 2012)

Waverton Good Reads 2012

Sefton Super Reads 2012

Sky Hawk long-listed for 

2012 CILIP Carnegie Medal

Wild Wings selected for

(US edition of Sky Hawk)  'Best Children's Book of 2011'