Grandpa Was An Astronaut

2 September 2016 by , No Comments

Grandpa FRONT Cover Exceedingly chuffed to announce the publication of Grandpa Was An Astronaut, my 5th (but first for 10 years!) book, for the mighty Barrington Stoke. Part of their gorgeous Little Gems list for younger readers. Beautifully illustrated by Hannah Coulson. Over … Read more

World Book Day – dressing up!

3 March 2016 by , No Comments

It’s World Book Day, so what character did you get dressed up as? I choose an Egyptian Mummy..and you can read why here  WBD Guardian dressing up as a Mummy

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Happy World Book Day everyone!

3 March 2016 by , No Comments

Happy World Book Day everyone…here I am getting ready for Biggest Book Show on Earth at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall Usher Hall

Letter from Germany

3 March 2016 by , No Comments

I absolutely love this. A letter from a girl in Germany (where Norm is called Oskar!) who made a ‘reading box to imitate the story, with figures.’ Brilliant.letter from girl in GermanyRead more

Five Minutes with Jonathan Meres

26 October 2015 by , 2 Comments

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Me saying stuff http://www.scholastic.co.uk/blog/30682Read more

World Book Day Norm!

7 October 2015 by , No Comments

Nwelcome to the world of normorm has been selected as one of the World Book Day £1 titles for 2016. Which is a massive honour. And I’m dead chuffed. It’s basically a specially written one-off mini Norm book and – in a slight break … Read more

World Book Day Norm!

13 September 2015 by , No Comments

welcome to the world of normHello. Long time no blah. There’s been/there is a lot going on. But just to tell you that Norm has been selected as one of the World Book Day £1 titles for 2016. Which is a massive honour.  And I’m … Read more

How to Draw Norm!

13 October 2014 by , No Comments

how to draw NormDonough O’Malley, Norm illustrator supreme, has done a thing for The Guardian. And here it is…

http://www.theguardian.com/childrens-books-site/gallery/2014/oct/12/donough-o-malley-how-to-draw-norm-world-of-jonathan-meres

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Must be Washed Separately

9 October 2014 by , No Comments

may be washed separately front coverHow very rude of me. I’ve not introduced you to the brand spanking new book yet and it’s been out for a week already.  So ladies and gentleman, boys and girls….please give it up for…The World Of Norm: Must Be … Read more

May Need Filling In

16 September 2014 by , No Comments
MAY NEED FILLING INSay hello to the first ever Norm activity book – The World Of Norm: May Need Filling In. While away those long car journeys by doodling, doing wordsearches, joining dots, quizzing and loads of other Normtastic stuff. Er, but only
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