• Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

    Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

    We wish you all a very happy Yuletide and an excellent New Year. We look forward to seeing old friends and meeting new ones. Have a great time. Steve and Steve

  • iHero – Atlantis Quest

    iHero – Atlantis Quest

    Illustrated by Jack Lawrence

    You are a member of a special forces naval unit. You are recruited by ORCA  – the Ocean Research Central Agency – a top-secret unit for a …

  • Summer Reading Challenge

    Summer Reading Challenge

    Have you been taking part in the Summer Reading Challenge? It’s a great way of keeping up your reading during the summer holidays.

    We’ve been great supporters of this for many …

  • China in our Hands

    China in our Hands


    We’ve been on our travels again! In March we headed off to Beijing for nearly three weeks. It was an interesting trip – to find out more, read on!

    We last …

  • “Ahoy, me hearties”

    “Ahoy, me hearties”

    Last year we were busy writing several new titles and we’re pleased to say that they are starting to be published!  More titles will be out and about over the …

  • Goodbye 2013, hello 2014!

    Goodbye 2013, hello 2014!

    We had an incredibly busy time in the latter part of 2013, visiting lots of schools, libraries and literary festivals and seeing thousands of students and teachers.

    During the Autumn term …

  • Busy, Busy, Busy!

    Busy, Busy, Busy!

    Another school year ended and we were on the road for WEEKS!

    The summer term saw us kicking off with a visit to North Wales where we are Patron of Reading …

  • Italian Challenge!

    Italian Challenge!

    Return to the Lost World has just been published in Italy by Piemme. We think it looks fantastic – there are some brilliant illustrations – the UK version was …

  • Recent Visits

    Recent Visits

    We’ve had an incredibly busy 3 months, both writing and touring. So what have we been up to?

    Most of January was spent in Wales. We kicked off in Aberystwyth at …

  • New Plays

    New Plays

    We’ve teamed up with Julia Donaldson (author of The Gruffalo) and Bug Club to write three plays in a brand new series of short plays to read for younger pupils.

    My …