I’ve been writing and crafting for as long as I can remember. However I began writing professionally in 1997 when I started to write a monthly three page column for Popular Crafts magazine.
Since that time I have had 23 books and more than 200 magazine features traditionally published. My books have been published in UK, USA, Canada, Holland, Australia, Korea and Indonesia. My first picture book ‘A Book For Bramble‘ has been translated into five languages and my second book ‘The Best Jumper‘ has been recorded and aired on the BBC’s CBeeBies radio channel.
When I’m not writing I teach a range of writing and craft courses for the WEA (Workers’ Educational Association) and creative writing courses as eCourses. I also run workshops for teachers and visit schools and local after school clubs to give author talks.
I’m always looking for new challenges, so if you’re in need of an author with a proven track record please feel free to contact me via my website.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
When not writing I'm either teaching, preparing paperwork for the workshops I teach or enjoying a long walk with the dog. When dog walking I tend to take my camera with me and between ball throwing I try to take a few quick snaps of the wildlife the dog has managed not to scare off.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Most of the books I read are written by friends or are books my friends have read, enjoyed and suggested I might like.
Moon Meadow Farm may be nestled in a quiet valley in the English countryside, but life on the farm is never dull. The various creatures who have made it their home make sure of that. Follow the adventures of Hedgehog as he scurries along the country lanes, forages in the woods and explores the fields. Note: To keep the authentic feel of the English country we' ve kept English (UK) spellings/terms.
Coyote is a lovable character who has many faces including creator, problem solver, teacher and trickster. He uses his cunning to teach his friends valuable lessons, his brains to resolve problems and gets himself out of a sticky situation by fooling an unlucky foe.
Brer Rabbit is a much-loved cheeky rogue who is always playing tricks on the animals of the forest and farmyard. He shares his world with friends and foes such as grumpy Brer Bear, cunning Brer Fox, and his partner in crime Brer Turtle. These tales give an opportunity to join in with the adventures of the mischief maker that is Brer Rabbit.
Descubre a Anansi la araña de las artimañas, tan listo como perezoso. A Anansi le encanta demostrar lo listo que es jactándose de ello y engañando a los que le rodean. A los adultos les encantará leer estos cuentos a los niños más pequeños mientras que los niños mayores podrán disfrutar el descubrir a Anansi por sí mismos.
Traditional African Tales retold by Lynne Garner
If you've already read Lynne's first collection of Anansi stories then you already know he is as clever as he is lazy. Anansi loves to prove just how clever he is by boasting and tricking those around him. Adults will love reading these tales to younger readers whilst older children will delight in discovering Anansi for themselves.
Eight traditional African tales retold
Discover Anansi the trickster spider who is as clever as he is lazy. Anansi loves to prove just how clever he is by boasting and tricking those around him. Adults will love reading these tales to younger children whilst older children will delight in discovering Anansi for themselves.