In 1908 the adventurer, explorer, cartographer, fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and occasional spy, Perceval Harrison Fawcett, visited the great sandstone plateaus of the Franco Ricardo hills in Bolivia. Of the plateaux he wrote, ‘they stood like a lost […]
Last week saw the hyper-talented Rachel Kellehar and me celebrate International Children’s Book Day by going to Share Radio. We talked at length about Children’s Literature, the state of the market, what publishers look for in new work and how […]
It was while I was packing my bag for Antarctica that my son gave me his carefully considered assessment of my research habits. ‘Dad, isn’t it true that you’re just writing books about the places you want to go and […]
Amanda Craig interviews Allan Boroughs in The Telegraph newspaper on 1st Feb 2014.
Female characters in adventure stories like The Hunger Games no longer obey the sexist stereotype. The heroine is central, and her 'quest’ is not to find love, but to save the world
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