My Christmas Creative Writing Challenge
I've come up with three story starters to help get kids writing this Christmas: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZhrB9AKQfpo&t=15sread more
Publication Day for The Adventurers and the Cursed Castle in Estonia!
I'm delighted to share that The Adventurers and the Cursed Castle has been translated and published in Estonia by Eesti Raamat! The cover features Andrew Smith's wonderful artwork in a new hardback edition. The Adventurers and the Temple of Treasure will follow in a...read more
The Adventurers and the Jungle of Jeopardy – First Chapter
Here's a recording of me reading the first chapter of my new book, The Adventurers and the Jungle of Jeopardy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Hf8AdrGeHsread more
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...read more
‘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!...read more
Publication Day – ‘The Treasure of Tea Towers’
Today I have a new book out in Germany! The Treasure of Tea Towers is published by Klett Sprachen and fully illustrated by Andrew Smith, who also designed this beautiful cover! As part of Klett's 'Team Reader' series, The Treasure of Tea Towers was written to help...read more
‘The Adventurers and the City of Secrets’ Turns One!
The Adventurers and the City of Secrets was published one year ago today! Here's a reading of the first chapter. Hang on for the bloopers at the...read more
I received some lovely reviews this week from students at the National Invicta Academy, who listened to readings from The Adventurers and the Cursed Castle every day from start to finish! Big thanks to everyone who took part and to the teachers for organising the...read more
Lockdown Update for Schools
In light of continuing restrictions, I wanted to share an update for schools: 1. All teachers around the world are welcome to record and publish readings from any of 'The Adventurers Series' during lockdown as long as these are shared on closed platforms 2. I am happy...read more
As the year draws to a close, I want to send a big thank you to all of my readers and their families for joining me and The Adventurers in more madcap adventures this year! I hope that you all take some time to relax and enjoy yourselves, and that 2021 brings better...read more
As Christmas is fast approaching, I thought I would record a YouTube video all about the locations featured in The Adventurers and the City of Secrets - where the characters explore the secrets of London over the Christmas holidays! Make sure to read the book first as...read more
Podcast with Big Kids Book Club
A few weeks ago I recorded a podcast interview with Big Kids Book Club, it was really fun to do and I shared more about the story in Continental Chase than I have done anywhere else, so if you have 20 minutes free I'd love for you to have a...read more