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Exploring Greek Islands

In this video I use Google Earth to show you the real locations I wrote about in my book 'The Adventurers and the Sea of Discovery'!

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Interview with University of Exeter

I loved chatting to University of Exeter this week (where I studied way back in 2004-07) about books and my advice for aspiring authors! Check it out:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f6LSuJWouIE&list=PLp8c7jOBb95KBy1B9dKONnvCGEIybT9Dz&index=4

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One Week to Go!

This time next week The Adventurers and the Sea of Discovery will be released! I’m excited (and a little bit nervous) to hear what you all think! Adventurers 6 has received the most pre-orders, across all retailers, that I've ever had - by quite a considerable margin!...

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Ask Jem Volume 2

One month to go until the release of The Adventurers and the Sea of Discovery! In the meantime - at long last - I've uploaded a new episode of Ask Jem! Don't forget to like and subscribe - it's free!...

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A Hat Trick of Selfies Nominations!

I'm shocked and delighted to have an Adventurers book shortlisted in the 2022 BookBrunch Selfies Awards for the third year in a row! 'The Adventurers and the Jungle of Jeopardy' has been nominated alongside seven other great children's books. Thanks to Andrew Smith...

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A Message for my Estonian Readers

Seiklejad ja aarete tempel / The Adventurers and the Temple of Treasure is out now in Estonia! Published by Eesti Raamat, translated by Jüri Kolk, with cover art by Andrew Smith....

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Publication Day in Finland!

It's publication day in Finland! So happy to see my first book available to more readers around the world! 'Seikkailijat ja kirottu linna' was published by Kumma and translated by Jade Haapasalo. Cover art by Andrew Smith. Check it out here!...

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Out Now: The Adventurers and the Jungle of Jeopardy

I’m so excited to share my latest book with you! For the first time ever, the audiobook is out on the same day as the eBook and paperback - and you’re in for a treat, audiobook fans - Ciaran Saward has done a wonderful job with it! Here’s a plethora of some of the...

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‘Ask Jem’ episode on my YouTube Channel!

Thank you to all of my young readers who submitted questions for my #AskJem YouTube video! Here's my answers. Please do like and subscribe! And please get in touch through my social media or the contact form if you'd like to submit a question for a future video!...

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