Books by P.G. Bell

The Train to Impossible Places

A train that travels through magical worlds. A boy trapped in a snowglobe. And a girl who’s about to go on the adventure of a lifetime. Shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2019.

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The Great Brain Robbery

Join Suzy for her highly-anticipated second journey in The Great Brain Robbery, the sequel to the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize-shortlisted The Train to Impossible Places.

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The cover of the UK edition of Delivery to the Lost City. Suzy waves from the front of an old steam train, which is travelling underwater. Brightly coloured fish and the roofs of old buildings surround it.

Delivery to the Lost City

All aboard for the rip-roaring final book in the bestselling Train to Impossible Places Adventures. When the Impossible Postal Express magically arrives to collect Suzy, she sets off on her most difficult delivery yet.

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The cover of The Mab, illustrated by Max Low

The Mab

If you think you’ve heard all the fairytales out there, think again. A collection of short stories for young readers from a host of Welsh writers, including P.G. Bell.

An image of a giant beanstalk reaching into a blue summer sky. Golden text reads "Publishing in 2024"

The Beanstalk Murder

COMING IN 2024, a fun new fantasy adventure that fuses fairytale and murder mystery, in a cosy crime caper for readers aged 7+. US pre-orders now open!

A poster with the words "Coming Soon" written in white on a dark blue background

More adventures in 2025

A whole new adventure for young readers, expected in 2024. Stay tuned for details!

Hello, and welcome aboard!

I’m P.G. Bell, writer of The Train To Impossible Places series – high-speed fantasy adventures packed with action, magic, mystery and humour. This is the place to learn more about the books, as well as a bit about me.

Check out my news page to find out what I’m up to, or book me for an event or workshop. (And don’t forget to subscribe in the footer below, so you’ll never miss an announcement!)

Come in, have a look around, and feel free to leave me a message on my contact page. It would be great to hear from you.

All aboard for a magical journey!

An extract from The Train To Impossible Places

P.G. Bell is on board a traveling post office – just like the one in The Train to Impossible Places adventures.

Latest School and event information

Schools and Events

One of my favourite things about being an author is meeting my readers. I visit schools worldwide, both in person and virtually, and I often take part in literature festivals, library events and workshops. So if you’d like to know where I’ll be popping up next, or are interested in booking me for an event, you’re in the right place.

School visits

School visits all over the UK

Literature festivals

Literature festivals worldwide

Library events

Library events all over the UK


Delivering workshops all over the UK

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