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Texts & Authors

Authors in the Spotlight

Authors stop by to share their thoughts and free classroom posters convey these.

Lissa Evans

Following a medical degree, Lissa Evans changed careers to become a comedy producer for radio and TV. Her children’s novels have been shortlisted for the Costa Children’s Book Award, Carnegie Medal, and Branford Boase Award.

Chrissie Sains

Chrissie Sains is the author of The Alien in the Jam Factory and The Treasure Under the Jam Factory. Chrissie has a background in marketing and events but now writes full time and is a graduate of the Golden Egg Academy and a member of SCBWI.

Neill Cameron

Neill Cameron is an award-winning author and cartoonist. He is the creator of several comic books, including the Mega Robo Bros series and How to Make Awesome Comics.

Top Texts

Every month a guest recommends three books

Children's Choices

Classes share a recommended read

A Story like the Wind

A Story Like the Wind

A group of people are fleeing their country… on a small boat, with a small hope, in a rising wind, on a rising sea. This small hope comes from stories shared between them – stories that unite them

Joan Procter, Dragon Doctor book cover art

Joan Procter, Dragon Doctor

As a child, Joan Procter was given a crocodile as a birthday present! This is the true story of how she grew up to become an important reptile expert, even though most scientists at that time were men. The book explains how she designed the Reptile House at London Zoo and became well known for her brave work with Komodo dragons.

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