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New Toys

Hello, this isn’t really news but is me testing whether I can do something. I’ve got an ipad, which seems to be a might fine toy. If this works I’ll try to do something like this only better. Anyway, here’s Jet picking his favourite Ninja Meerkat book. Tweet

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Christmas Spirits

I wrote this piece for my publisher, Hotkey but I thought I’d put it up here too. Over the last couple of months I’ve been zipping up and down the country promoting Constable & Toop. As part of this tour, I decided it would be fun to look into some local ghost stories and use […]

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Views From the Pen

I’ve been doing some maths. This month I did a total of 29 events involving around 19 schools, talking to somewhere in the region of 1000 children. I’ve been to Medway, Birmingham, Newcastle, Surbiton, Hampshire, Tower Hamlets, Forest Hill and the United Arab Emirates! I’ve sung songs, played guitar, ukulele and piano, read short stories […]

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The Ghost Tour – II

So the ghost train rumbles on… This week I visited schools in Medway and Tower Hamlets, in each place researching some local ghosts first in order to bring to life (so to speak) the principles of ghosts & hauntings in my book. At the end of the tour I’ll put up a piece about my […]

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The Ghost Tour

To celebrate the publication of Constable & Toop, I’ve been off on a Ghost Tour of the UK. The events involve a live performance of the C&T song, readings from the book and sometimes a reading of an original short story, in which you decide what happens. Yesterday, being Halloween, I was quite busy. I […]

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The Seventh Ninja

Even though it’s not out until January next year, the seventh ninja meerkat book has arrived. It’s called The Ultimate Dragon Warrior and involves a plot with strong similarities to Bruce Lee’s classic, Enter the Dragon. (But owing nothing to Kung Fu Panda in spite of the title) This is one that Stripes have been […]

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