Will I like your books? people ask me sometimes. I don’t know, I say, with the kind of crafty salesmanship my publishers no doubt find a delight. But I don’t know you, or the person you might be trying to buy a book for, so here are a few pointers.

For readers aged 8-12

My books are funny stories about friendship, families and feelings.


Find out more about the Pea’s Book series!

Find out more about the Secrets books!

I’ve also written a detective story for Mystery & Mayhem – find out more about this amazing anthology, featuring Robin Stevens, Sally Nicholls, Frances Hardinge and many more…

For 11+/Teens/Young Adults

love hurts coverMy short story ‘Tumbling’ features in Love Hurts, a YA anthology curated by Malorie Blackman herself. First love, Tumblr fandom, obsessing over Sherlock gifs…

The Twice-Lived Summer of Bluebell Jones


Summer holidays, becoming a teenager, a dazzling new friend (who happens to be yourself from the future)…

My Invisible Boyfriend



Geek romance, imaginary conversations with beloved TV heroes, Shakespearean roller disco…