About Me

1997   The Children’s Book Award for The Hundred Mile An Hour Dog

1998   Sheffield Children’s Book Award, (Shorter Novel) Pirate Pandemonium

2000  Sheffield Children’s Book Award, (Highly Commended) Dinosaur Pox

2001   Sheffield children’s Book Award (Shorter Novel) Living With Vampires

2002   Nottingham Book Award, My Mum’s Going To Explode

2004   Prix Chronos, My Granny’s Great Escape

2006   Manchester Book Award, Stuff (for older readers)

2008  Sheffield Children’s Book Award, overall winner, Beware, Killer Tomatoes!

2008  Leicester Best Book Award, Beware, Killer Tomatoes!

2008  Gateshead Book Award, Beware, Killer Tomatoes!

2008  Spellbinding Book Award, Beware, Killer Tomatoes!

2012  Leicester Best Book Award, Cartoon Kid (shortlisted)

2012  ABC winner, Children’s Book Award.

2012  Sheffield Children’s Book Award, Highly Commended – Cartoon Kid

2014  Kids Read Write Review Author of the Year Award