David is a prolific children’s author, workshop leader and motivator of children’s reading and writing.
He is the author of over 75 books for children, published worldwide, and has 16 years’ experience visiting schools in the UK and as far afield as China, Spain and Jordan.
’David was wonderful! His down-to-earth, relaxed nature made it very easy for him to engage with students - whether reading to two year olds, or having a Q&A session over lunch with twelve year olds. The feedback from students was overwhelmingly positive and there were more than a few authors-in-waiting inspired to take action after his visit - from both students and staff!’
Mathew Shephard, Headmaster, The British School of Nanjing, China
’Please thank David again for all his work with the kids. They really enjoyed it, as did all the teachers!’
St Peter’s School, Barcelona
’Thank you David. The children had a great day right from the outset where you captivated them at assembly time, through to their classroom sessions with you. They are all proud to have their books signed by a ’real author’!
Liz Hill, Headteacher, Brisley Primary, Norfolk, England
A mish-mashed fairytale with Three Little SUPERHEROES...
These famous snow bears get a birthday edition!
Roo’s first adventure has already been translated into Chinese, Spanish/Catalan, French, Georgian and Turkish.
Roo’s next adventure will be out on October 6th!
More of David’s picture books are here.
After a vibrant start to the year with ’3 Ninja Pigs’ and ’Machine’ character workshops at the Chester Wayword Festival, David has been enjoying lots of visits to schools in Norfolk, and meanwhile planning trips to international schools in Sudan and Qatar in October. See Author Visits to find out what David can do for your school.
He is a ’graduate’ of recent Patron of Reading and ’Reading for Pleasure’ conferences.
One of the first Patrons of Reading in the UK, David has close links with schools.
And as a Premier League Reading Stars Author, David uses his football fiction to motivate children’s reading.
’It was really fantastic to see how you engaged all the kids through your work.’ Jess, Street Child World Cup
David was back at Flipside 2015