All sorts of resources and activities related to my books


Wilmot the postal troll. He is standing in a dark, featureless space and shining a torch into the darkness. A pair of shining eyes watch him from the shadows.

Wilmot Goes Bananas

Join Wilmot on his first ever delivery! A free short story to read or listen to.

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A banana car, made from a banana and four CDs as the wheels

Fusion Banana Car

Inspired by The Train To Impossible Places, the minds at Princeton University Library have put together instructions for building your own speedy banana car!

Letter Writing Tips with P.G. Bell

Tying in with Wilmot’s letter writing tips, I present some pointers from the sorting carriage of a travelling post office!

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Letter Writing with Wilmot

Who better to give you some helpful tips on writing letters than the Postmaster of the Impossible Postal Express?

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P.G. Bell in conversation with David Brayley

P.G. Bell and David Brayley discuss their very different routes to becoming children’s authors. Recorded for the Pontypridd Children’s Book Festival 2020.

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Teaching notes

A full set of illustrated lesson and activity plans, inspired by The Train To Impossible Places.

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Q&A with P.G. Bell (PDF)

A really nice interview about The Great Brain Robbery with the Usborne Books at Home network.

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The Great Brain Robbery activity sheet

Design a troll friend for Wilmot, and guide Suzy through the maze to save Trollville

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Read the first three chapters!

The opening chapters of the US edition of The Train To Impossible Places, with illustrations by Matt Sharack.

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Wilmot’s hat activity sheet

Colour in and cut out your very own Postmaster’s cap (complete with troll ears!) to wear.

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