John Callaghan


Vice Principal and English teacher in catholic school in Essex. Born in the East but raised in the West of Ireland.

Married with two children. Writer of plays, short stories and two novels.

Where to find John Callaghan online

Twitter: @johncallaghan13


The Girl with the Zipped-Up Lips
Price: Free! Words: 50,520. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Death & Dying, Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
An eleven-year-old girl who hasn't spoken since her mother died and is prone to getting into fights moves to a new village for a fresh start and rediscovers her voice with the help of a mysterious head-teacher who has a pet meerkat, a stutter and a penchant for over the top assemblies.
January 7th: The Day Nobody Was Born
Price: Free! Words: 56,740. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
January 7th: The Day Nobody Was Born is a giddy mixture of unsanitary silliness, compelling heroes and dastardly villains while also introducing elements of the YA genre such as corporate conspiracies and survival of the fittest challenges

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