The Liberators was a Children’s Book of the Year for 2010 in The Times and The Daily Telegraph. His new book, The Broken King, is the first of a trilogy, the second part of which is due to appear in 2015. His books have been widely critically acclaimed.
Born in Chichester, he was educated at Lancing College and read Classics and English at Oriel College, Oxford. He now lives in London. He has been a Fellow at First Story, leading creative writing workshops in inner city schools, for four years. He created and led the Children’s Creative Writing course for the How To: Academy.