Real worlds to explore!
I write information books.
Most of them are for children or teenagers, but some are
for adults too.
Do you want to find out about
ancient treasure, smugglers, shipwrecks or castles? Do
you want to travel to distant lands and meet the people
who live there? Why not discover nature’s secrets or
track wild animals in Africa? Perhaps you are interested
in the way our society works, or in debating the big
issues that are in the news. Read, ask questions, have
You will find my books in
homes, schools and libraries around the world. Click on
the sidebar to find out my past and present published
titles. You will find topic books, atlases,
encyclopaedias, guide books and biographies. You may
even find books that pop up, fold out, light up or make
noises! All of these books have exciting and colourful
Parents and teachers: my more
recent publications will still be in print, available
from your local bookshop, from book clubs or from online
retailers such as http://www.amazon.co.uk/
Some books may be ordered online direct from the
publisher. Llyfrau Magma publications can be ordered
Many titles are available in overseas (non-UK) editions
and are published in many languages. Less recent titles
may still be found in libraries and are reissued in new
formats from time to time.
The world of publishing is
changing fast, so I also write text for websites as well
as blogs. Sometimes I work with galleries, museums and
heritage organisations. I provide text for their
exhibition panels, books, leaflets or trail guides.
These may be aimed at adults, or all the family.
Whatever the format – let’s
find out the facts!
It's a new world out there
world is changing fast. The Developing
World series from Franklin Watts
nations and major cities at the forefront
of development. We re-assess their
economies and also take
a searching look at issues such as
demographics, environment, new media,
human rights, law, education,
healthcare, arts, music and sports.
and Moscow 978 1 4451
Franklin Watts 2013
and Beijing 978 1
4451 2359 2
Franklin Watts 2013
and Istanbul 978 1
4451 2363 9
text on classic trains and
locomotives supports great
model designs by the Quarto
Children's Books team for
this 2014 publication by
Thunder Bay Press in the USA