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Events for young people

About my books, my writing life, creative writing, about reading, or any combination of these.

Discoveries

Weird and wonderful facts about discoveries that have helped change our world

Inventions

Weird and wonderful facts about inventions ...

Transport

A feast of weird and wonderful facts about transport

Rift

In a vast African landscape, four teenagers and a journalist vanish ...

Gulliver’s Travels

Gulliver is shipwrecked and washed ashore on the exotic island of Lilliput ...

Another novel

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Discoveries

discoveries001-cA small girl playing caves found Ice Age paintings over 17,000 years old.

 

Radioactivity first revealed itself on a cloudy day in Paris – in a desk drawer.

 

Peering into rainwater puddles, a curious linen-draper discovered the invisible world of living creatures that surround us.

 


A feast of weird and wonderful facts about discoveries.

A Science Museum Book of Amazing Facts

 

Illustrated by Tim Archbold

 

 

[published by Hodder Children’s Books]