Author Roald Dahl: Little-Known Facts

Author Roald Dahl: Little-Known Facts

To my mind, Roald Dahl (1916 – 1990) was a genius with words; he’s definitely one of my heroes. I’m far from the only one: His books, which have sold more than 250 million copies worldwide, include James and the Giant Peach, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,...
Meet my new teen editor, Vansh

Meet my new teen editor, Vansh

We met through a teacher librarian when my former teen editor turned eighteen. (I fire my teen editors when they turn eighteen :). Vansh had a trial by fire: I had two young-adult adventure manuscripts for him to go through the minute he agreed to the position. (One...
New young-adult novel scheduled!

New young-adult novel scheduled!

It’s official: I have a new young-adult adventure novel scheduled to come off the press the summer of 2017. It was only just accepted by Dundurn Press. I love the cover, which my teen editor helped select. You can pre-order Tracker’s Canyon already on...
Hello Toronto

Hello Toronto

Dear Toronto schools and libraries: I will be in Toronto Feb 1-5 and would be pleased to respond to any interest in school or library presentations. I have a new middle-grade book out — Bungee Jump from Orca. (Another YA adventure novel is coming summer of 2017;...