Sue admits to being a ‘big kid’ herself and likes nothing more than walking in the rain and splashing in puddles (if no one is looking).
The inspiration for most of her writing come from spending time in the North York Moors. The region where both her 'And Other Tales' short stories and the ‘And Jake Makes Three’ series of crime stopping children's adventure books are set.
Sue is passionate about animal welfare and conservation to protect natural habitats which is evident in the 'Harry and Me' children's book series.
Sue's writing is compared to best selling author's such as Enid Blyton and Jeffrey Archer to name a few.
Wonderfully entertaining collection of short stories set over three books. Set in the quirky world of the charity shop and unveiling lives and situations you would never imagine. Forget your preconceived ideas of boring second hand clothes, cast off items and the occasion antique find. This is a world filled with endearing, interesting characters, mystery, intrigue, sorrow, laughter, real- life and even the even the unfathomable. Whether you enjoy short stories or fiction you will love this collection is a must read.
Mr Wallace is no ordinary teddy bear. He is well travelled, brave and incredibly tenacious and has accompanied his beloved Estelle throughout her childhood, her teens and even on dangerous postings to war torn regions. Now he finds himself abandoned and alone in a charity shop. From that day on his life is never the same again as he searches for a place to call home and deals with nice and not so nice humans as he overcomes dangerous situation after dangerous situation.
His journey begins in the short story 'The Life and Times of Mr. Wallace' found in 'Serrated Skylines: And Other Tales' but the real action takes place in 'The Further Adventures of Mr. Wallace' and 'Whatever Next Mr. Wallace'
Captivating and beautifully illustrated loved by all particularly 7-10 year old's.
Action packed children's adventure series for 6 - 10 year old's but also enjoyed by early readers and lover's of modern day Enid Blyton type children's books.
Sister and brother Jess and Sam team up with Jake the dog and together the intrepid trio make for a crime busting super team!
All the non stop action takes place in or around the North York Moors in Yorkshire when they are at their Gran's for the holidays. Danger, excitement, animal cruelty, burglaries, pirates and even an evil step-dad. These books lack nothing enjoy the ride!
Andy is 7 years old and very lonely when he is at home on TillyBrook Farm and really wants a pet. All the animals on the farm are working animals and too busy to play with Andy. One day he finds a very unexpected friend in Harry an eight legged spider and also the superhuman ability to shrink down to spider size. From that point on the adventures and the danger are non stop.
This collection of action packed stories with Andy and his best friend 'Harry the Spider' are spread over this series of three beautifully illustrated books educating all children about the insect world in a way that entertains and removes phobias.
The journey of a man racked by grief and loneliness, who spurred on by his wife's final words, not only finds himself but his true purpose. This book not only entertains and inspires it is a great read for all genders and ages.
"In this the third and final book in 'And Other Tales' Trilogy. We are drawn into the web of intrigue and the unexpected mystery behind the doors of the local charity shop. Step through the doors and find for yourself a world far more than just Retro."
The tales continue in the captivating world of charity retail. These charming tales will intrigue, entertain and have you wanting more! The second in the 'And Other Tales' Trilogy are a great follow-up to 'Another Man's Trousers and Other Tales'and stand alone on their own merit.
A humourous and stylishly written book. Come on a journey with the author through the doors of your local charity shop and beyond. It will make you laugh and cry but it will captivate you from start to finish.
Another edge of your seat adventure with Jess, Sam and Jake the dog. Pirates, Missing People and Missing Treasure are no match for the intrepid trio. The fifth book in the And Jake Makes Three series of books is not to be missed.
Join Jess, Sam and Jake the dog in their fifth action packed adventure. A gang of unscrupulous burglars are on the rampage and the intrepid chimney sweep soldiers led by the heroic three have a plan to put a stop to their antics and to defend Talltrees.
Together again at Talltrees. A neglected house on the North York Moors and secrets old and new catapult the trio into their third adventure. This time it is Jake who leads them into danger! Is there any way out? Can Jess and Sam uncover the truth, save the day, themselves and Jake too!
Sam and Jess are once again reunited with Jake the dog during the Easter holidays and meet new friend Zodiac. An overheard plot, tales of vampires and the four find themselves in the most frightening of their adventures to date. However, nothing is quite what it seems and their adventures in the vampires den end in a way that no one could ever have imagined.
Sam and Jess are delighted to be on holiday and back at Talltrees in Yorshire with Gran and Jake the border collie, Their holidays in the North Yorkshire Moors have a habit of turning into nail biting adventures filled with perils and not a little intrigue.
Jess, Sam and Jake soon realise that all is not well when they stumble upon some very suspicious goings on.
It is the Christmas holidays and Sam and Jess are staying with Jake the dog and Gran at her cottage on the North York Moors. Why is Jake so distressed? What is the discovery that horrifies Sam and Jess so much? In this the second in the adventure series the three face perils galore find out how they save the day and themselves!
London might be the big city but all the action is taking place up North! Join Sam 11, Jess 12 & Jake the dog in the first of a series of great adventures, packed with danger, excitement & so much more. The author Sue Whitaker lives in Methley, Leeds in the North of England and is married with three children and four Grandsons.
From the boundless imagination of Sue Whitaker, 'Harry & Me' shrinks children down to the size of an insect, as they join seven-year-old Harry and his new spidery friend for an up-close and personal look at just how tough it is to be a part of the wildlife world. But this is so much more than a story; you'll have to read to find out why.
From the boundless imagination of Sue Whitaker, 'Harry & Me: A Dangerous World' shrinks children down to the size of an insect, as they join seven-year-old Harry and his new spidery friend for an up-close and personal look at just how dangerous it is to be a part of the wildlife world. But this is so much more than a story; you'll have to read to find out why.
From the boundless imagination of Sue Whitaker, 'Harry & Me: Spider's Eye View' shrinks children down to the size of an insect, as they join seven-year-old Harry and his new spidery friend for an up-close and personal look at just how tough it is to be a part of the wildlife world. But this is so much more than a story; you'll have to read to find out why!
It was obvious at once that Mr. Wallace was no ordinary teddy bear. There was mystery behind his eyes. Mr. Wallace was first introduced in the short story 'The Life and Times of Mr. Wallace' from the short story book 'Serrated Skylines and Other Tales'. That first peep into his life was just not enough. Join him as the secrets in his extraordinary life.
All Mr. Wallace the little teddy bear really wants is a little girl or boy to love him and keep him safe! However the adventures and perils just keep coming! Join the courageous teddy bear as he survives against all the odds and learns that some human beings are really good and some are really bad. This is the second Mr. Wallace adventure book.
Two people with death sentences hanging over them, one due to illness, the other due to injustice, meet through the medium of letters. They build an unlikely alliance each coming to depend on these letters and each other. But one day the inevitable will happen and the letters will stop and what then?
It's the 5th of November and a firework in the wrong hands spells trouble for Carla and changes her life for ever. Read this inspirational story of one girl's fight to overcome the stigma of disfiguration and how a few kind words from an unexpected source, turned thoughts of revenge into a passion to help others, who's lives have also been rudely and dramatically changed. Revised with new content