John L. D. Barnett

Biography

John served with the 24th Royal Artillery Missile Regiment in Germany, and then transferred to the Royal Military Police, serving in Germany, the Middle East and Hong Kong. Later he worked as Chief Security Officer for the King of Bahrain in the Persian Gulf. Arriving back in England in the early 70s, he sailed and worked on the Grimsby fishing trawlers as a 2nd Engineer, when the Cod Wars with Iceland were at their peak. He has been happily married to his wife June for 35 years, having raised two boys who now have children of their own.

After successful spells as an HGV Class 1 Petroleum Tanker Driver for Burmah Castrol, and Driver Foreman for Q8 Petroleum and successful property developer, he took up writing and illustrating books in his spare time and has so far completed twenty books. He is a canoe and Judo Club instructor.

Where to find John L. D. Barnett online


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Books

Tim Travels the World
Series: Crimson Creative · Crimson Cloak Educational. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2016 by Crimson Cloak Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books, Nonfiction » Children's Books » People & Places / General
Color your way around the world with Tim the tiger. The location of different countries is explained as John L. D. Barnett's whimsical character dons clothing appropriate to each country he visits and discovers a few random facts about each place. Presented in a pdf file for you to print out and color in.
Friz the Bee's Royal Honeymoon
Series: Friz the Bee. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016 by Crimson Cloak Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Newly married, Sir Friz Bee and his royal bride Princess Bee-Atrice are invited by King Bongo III and Queen Fatty B of Beeswanna in Southern Africa to spend their royal honeymoon in the king's safari lodge in the Limpopo Valley.
The Riverside Gang
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016 by Crimson Cloak Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment, Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Environment
Whether they're performing a daring tunnel-collapse rescue or providing the fish for a barbecue, the riverside animals all help each other out. With colorful illustrations to make you smile, there's never a dull moment for these countyside neighbors.
Friz the Bee's Royal Wedding
Series: Friz the Bee. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2015 by Crimson Cloak Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
The Queen Bee honours Friz the Bee by making him a Knight of the Realm, which allows him to marry his sweetheart the Princess Bee-Atrice. Soon the whole Bee family and the palace are all a-buzz with preparations for the Royal Wedding day.
Santa's Little Helpers
Series: The Crimson Cloak Anthologies · Crimson Cares · Crimson Cloak Educational. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,700. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2015 by Crimson Cloak Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Crafts & Hobbies, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Volume 5 of the Crimson Cloak Anthologies is a children's miscellany of stories and crafts for Christmas 2015
Poppy Finds a Home
Series: The Adventures of Poppy the Dog. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2015 by Crimson Cloak Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate
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Poppy is a little West Highland Terrier in search of a home. Escaping from her cage, she sets off to find the rest of her family, with a little help along the way from woodland creatures, alley cats and a bloodhound sleuth.
Bertie The Barge
Series: Crimson Cloak Educational. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2015 by Crimson Cloak Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Transportation / Boats, Ships & Underwater Craft, Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
Follow Bertie the Barge and his friends as they ply their trade along the canal and river network. An entertaining and educational book written and beautifully illustrated by John L. D. Barnett.
The Cloggs
Series: Crimson Cloak Educational. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 680. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2015 by Crimson Cloak Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Health & Daily Living / General, Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
Follow the making of bread from field to bakery with this clever book written and amusingly illustrated by John L. D. Barnett. The Clogg family buy wheat from a local farmer, grind it to flour in their windmill and bake and sell the resulting bread. Entertaining and educational.
Consuming Tales
Series: The Crimson Cloak Anthologies · Crimson Cares. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,000. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Here are thirteen eerie tales plus a couple of true encounters, to chill the spine on a gloomy autumn evening. All items are donated and profits from this book, the fourth in the Crimson Cloak charity Anthologies series, go to World Child Cancer, helping children worldwide survive this scariest of diseases. Enjoy!
Flying High with Friz the Bee
Series: Friz the Bee. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015 by Crimson Cloak Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Friz the Bee is at it again! Join Friz on this wonderful adventure. Has Friz finally learned his lesson?
The Wonderful World of Friz the Bee
Series: Friz the Bee. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015 by Crimson Cloak Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Join Friz the Bee on one of his many adventures in the first book of the series: The Wonderful World of Friz the Bee. Will Friz ever learn his lesson and grow up?

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