Latest Book

Thank you for visiting my website. You'll find out a bit about me, and if you haven't read any of my books, you might be tempted to try one. Most are for children and young adults, but the The Lure of the Honey Bird is for the grown ups. It's about my travels in Ethiopia to collect folk stories. Click on the picture to read about it.

 

My new novel, The Fastest Boy in the Worldreturns to Ethiopia again. The story is about eleven-year-old Solomon, who loves to run and dreams of winning gold for his country at the Olympic Games. When his grandfather collapses on a long journey, it's up to Solomon to run for help.

 

My Diary

I started writing my diary in 1956. Watch out for extracts that  I'll be posting here