Children’s Non Fiction

In the late ’90s I was lucky enough to be commissioned to write a series of non-fiction books with my friend and co-author Ivor Baddiel.

The series was aimed at reluctant readers (low word count, high interest) and covered a wide variety of themes popular at the time.

 

THE MYSTERIOUS WORLD SERIES

 

Is the human race the only life form in our universe?Extra

Have aliens visited our planet regularly for centuries?

Are people who claim to have encountered aliens lying?

Do scientists believe that UFOs exist?

 

Publishing Details: Macdonald Young Books 1998

ISBN 0 7500 2530 1

 

 

 

Do ghosts exist or are they a product of the imagination?Supernatural

Have some people really experienced past lives?

Why are clairvoyants sometimes asked to solve crimes?

Is telepathy a sixth sense we all have?

Can people really use their minds to control their bodies?

 

Publishing Details: Macdonald Young Books 1998

ISBN 0 7500 2528 X

 

 

Do undiscovered monsters lurk in the depths of the ocean?Fantastic

Are giant ‘Wild Men’ roaming remote forests and mountains?

Is there any truth in vampire legends?

Were dragons real creatures?

 

Publishing Details: Macdonald Young Books 1999

ISBN 0 7500 2765 7

 

 

 

What will our lives be like in the future?Future

Will children need to go to school and adults to work?

Will everyone travel around in space and spend their holidays on other planets?

Will all illnesses be cured? And might scientists find a way to cheat death?

How far will technology progress and could it take us over?

 

Publishing Details: Macdonald Young Books 1999

ISBN 0 7500 2767 3

 

 

After the success of the Mysterious World series, a solo project followed on the subject of Space…

 

SPACE

 

 

If you were sucked into a black hole, would you travel through time?Space

What would it be like to live on Mars?

Why do astronauts strap themselves in spinning chairs during training?

What was the worst space disaster?

 

Publishing Details: Hodder Wayland 2001

ISBN 0 7500 29749

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