Bibliography

A complete list of my published and forthcoming books

Click on a book’s title to find out more about it

  Title & CategoryIllustratorOriginal English Language Publisher
& Year First Published
1Doohickey and the Robot
Chapter Book
Stephen Lewis Oxford University Press • March 1999
Pacific Learning • November 2002
2Goblin Stew
Chapter Book
Colin Paine Bloomsbury • March 2000
3Serpent Soup
Chapter Book
Colin Paine Bloomsbury • March 2000
4Ghostly Goulash
Chapter Book
Colin Paine Bloomsbury • March 2000
5Fairy Cake
Chapter Book
Colin Paine Bloomsbury • March 2000
6Ten Little Monsters
Pop-up Book
Ant Parker Kingfisher • April 2000
Houghton Mifflin • April 2000
7Fox’s New Coat
Picture Book
Penny Ives Puffin Books • July 2000
8Dinosaurs After Dark
Picture Book
Curtis Jobling Collins • August 2001
Golden Books • March 2002
9Bringing Down the Moon
Picture Book
Vanessa Cabban Walker Books • September 2001
Candlewick Press • October 2001
10 Cosmo For Captain
Dino Boulder Ball

Chapter Book
Peter Rutherford Oxford University Press • February 2002
Picture Window Books • January 2007
11A Mouse Inside the Marmalade
Novelty Book
Caroline Jayne Church︎ Hodder • August 2002
Tiger Tales • September 2002
12A Turtle in the Toilet
Novelty Book
Caroline Jayne Church︎ Hodder< • August 2002
Tiger Tales • September 2002
13Through the Heart of the Jungle
Picture Book
Elena Gomez Hodder • February 2003
Tiger Tales • March 2003
14Terry Takes Off
Chapter Book
Peter Rutherford︎ Oxford University Press • May 2003
Picture Window Books • January 2007
15Someone Bigger
Picture Book
Adrian Reynolds︎ Oxford University Press • October 2003
Clarion • March 2004
16 Ruby Flew Too! /
Once Upon a Time Upon a Nest
Ruby, In Her Own Time

Picture Book
Rebecca Harry︎ Macmillan< • February 2004
Scholastic • February 2004
17What Friends Do Best
Picture Book
Nathan Reed︎ Collins • October 2004
18Creature Colours
Pop-Up Book
Jonathan Emmett Gullane Children's Books • October 2004
Back pack Books • November 2005
19Robots
Non-Fiction First Reader
Photographs Collins Education • January 2005
20No Place Like Home
Picture Book
Vanessa Cabban︎ Walker Books • March 2005
Candlewick Press • April 2005
21Pigs Might Fly!
Picture Book
Steve Cox Puffin Books • June 2005
22Safari Shapes
Pop-Up Book
Author illustrated︎ Gullane Children's Books • October 2005
Back Pack Books • November 2005
23ZOOM!
Pop-Up Book
Christyan Fox︎ Macmillan • October 2005
Back Pack Books • December 2006
24This Way, Ruby!
Picture Book
Rebecca Harry︎ Macmillan • February 2006
Scholastic • February 2007
25Rabbit’s Day Off
Picture Book
Thomas Taylor︎ Gullane Children's Books • March 2006
26Captain Comet and the Purple Planet
Chapter Book
Andy Parker Oxford University Press • March 2006
Dingles & Company • August 2008
27If We Had a Sailboat
Picture Book
Adrian Reynolds︎ Oxford University Press< • June 2006
28She’ll Be Coming ‘Round the Mountain
Picture Book
Deborah Allwright Egmont Books • September 2006
Atheneum Books • April 2007
29Dig It, Build It!
Pop-up Book
Christyan Fox︎ Macmillan • October 2006
Back Pack Books • December 2006
30Diamond in the Snow
Picture Book
Vanessa Cabban︎ Walker Books • November 2006
Candlewick Press • December 2006
31I Love You Always and Forever
Picture Book
Daniel Howarth︎ Gullane Children's Books • February 2007
Cartwheel Books • January 2007
32Captain Comet and the Dog Star
Chapter Book
Andy Parker Oxford University Press • April 2007
Dingles & Company • August 2008
33Tom’s Clockwork Dragon
Picture Book
Mark Oliver︎ Oxford University Press • June 2008
34The Best Gift of All
Picture Book
Vanessa Cabban︎ Walker Books • September 2008
Candlewick Press • August 2008
35Emergency Rescue!
Pop-Up Book
Christyan Fox︎ Macmillan • September 2008
36Go For It, Ruby!
Picture Book
Rebecca Harry︎ Macmillan • April 2009
37Leaf Trouble
Picture Book
Caroline Jayne Church Chicken House • September 2009
Chicken House • August 2009
38The Santa Trap
Picture Book
Poly Bernatene︎ Macmillan • October 2009
Peachtree Publishers • October 2012
39Bones
Non-Fiction First Reader
Alan Baker &
Steve Lumb
Collins Education • January 2010
40MONSTERS: An Owner’s Guide
Picture Book
Mark Oliver︎ Macmillan • April 2010
41Pirate Pussycat
Pop-Up Book
Ed Eaves Simon & Schuster • May 2010
42The Pig’s Knickers
Picture Book
Vanessa Cabban︎ Walker Books • August 2010
43Foxes in the Snow
Picture Book
Rebecca Harry︎ Macmillan • September 2010
44The Treasure of Captain Claw
Picture Book
Steve Cox Orchard Books • May 2011
45ALIENS: An Owner’s Guide
Picture Book
Mark Oliver︎ Macmillan • August 2011
46The Princess and the Pig
Picture Book
Poly Bernatene︎ Macmillan • September 2011
Walker Book • September 2011
47A Secret Worth Sharing
Picture Book
Vanessa Cabban︎ Walker Books • October 2011
48Tyrannosaurus Rocks!
Pop-Up Book
Ed Eaves Simon & Schuster • October 2011
49Wanda Wallaby Finds Her Bounce
Picture Book
Mark Chambers Bloomsbury • May 2012
Bloomsbury USA • May 2012
50Callum’s Incredible Construction Kit
Picture Book
Ben Mantle Egmont Books • September 2012
51Here Be Monsters
Picture Book
Poly Bernatene︎ Macmillan • October 2013
52Skyboy and other
Stupendous Science Stories

Mixed Format Fiction
Simon Bartram,
Kevin Hopgood,
Alex Paterson &
Yannick Robert
Oxford University Press • September 2014
53A Spot of Bother
Picture Book
Vanessa Cabban︎ Walker Books • February 2015
54Danny Dreadnought Saves the World
Chapter Book
Martin Chatterton Egmont Books • February 2015
55The Clockwork Dragon
Picture Book
Elys Dolan Oxford University Press • February 2015
Learning Discovery • February 2015
56The Silver Serpent Cup
Picture Book
Ed Eaves Oxford University Press • May 2015
Kane Miller • June 2017
Learning Discovery • May 2015
57The Emperor’s New Clones
First Reader
Martin Chatterton Egmont Books • August 2015
58Clever Computers
Non-Fiction First Reader
Photographs Cambridge University Press • January 2016
59Town Underground
Non-Fiction First Reader
Photographs Cambridge University Press • January 2016
60Prince Ribbit
Picture Book
Poly Bernatene︎ Macmillan • July 2016
Peachtree Publishers • March 2017
61Scoop’s Ups and Downs
First Reader
Alex Paterson Oxford University Press • Sept 2017
62How the Borks Became:
An Adventure in Evolution

Picture Book
Elys Dolan Otter-Barry Books • May 2018
Otter-Barry Books • August 2018
63Cleopatra Bones and
the Golden Chimpanzee

Picture Book
Ed Eaves Oxford University Press • July 2018
Kane Miller • July 2018
64Alphabet Street
Novelty Book
Ingela P Arrhenius Nosy Crow • October 2018
Nosy Crow • 8 October 2019
65A Present for Rosy
Picture Book
Polly Noakes Walker Books • June 2020
66The Plesiosaur’s Neck
(with Dr Adam S. Smith)
Picture Book
Adam Larkum UCLan Publishing • 6 May 2021

FORTHCOMING BOOKS

67Christmas Street
Novelty Book
Ingela P Arrhenius Nosy Crow • 7 October 2021
68The Book Family Robinson
Picture Book
Sam Caldwell Templar Publishing • Spring 2022