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The US cover of "Delivery to the Lost City", illustrated by Matt Sharack. The cover illustration shows Suzy, an 11 year old human girl, Wilmot, her green troll friend, and the Chief, a ghostly explorer, looking out of the window of a flying rocket-powered caravan as it sails over a tropical ocean. A string of desert islands is visible below them, along with a floating railway line on which an old fashion steam train is visible.
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Delivery to the Lost City: pre-order the US paperback!

Readers in North America will be able to get their hands on the paperback edition of Delivery to the Lost City from January 2022, but you can pre-order your copy today from my friends at Best of Books or Barnes & Noble. Alternatively, check out my Where to Buy page for even more options.

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Two hardback copies of The Mab lying together on a white background
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The Mab is coming!

It’s high time I gave you some more news about The Mab – the brilliant new collection of short fantasy stories based on Welsh myths and folklore.  I’ve written a story for it, called Geraint, Enid & the Big Knight Fight, and if you enjoy the humour and action of the Train to Impossible Places…

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The hardback covers of The Train to Impossible Places and The Great Brain Robbery side by side
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Visit the Impossible Places for just £1.99!

Thanks to the good folk at Usborne Publishing, readers in the UK can pick up the first two Train to Impossible Places Adventures for just £1.99 each on Kindle.

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The caption reads "Join the Kids of 2020 Letter Writing Project", beside the covers of the three books in the Train to Impossible Places Adventures
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Kids of 2020 – write a letter to the future

I’ve joined forces with the National Literacy Trust, The Postal Museum and Usborne Publishing to launch an exciting new letter writing project, inviting children to share their experiences of the Coronavirus pandemic with future generations.

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A copy of the UK edition of Delivery to the Lost City, sitting on top of a pile of envelopes on some wooden boards
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Delivery to the Lost City – out now!

Delivery to the Lost City, the third and final Train to Impossible Places Adventure, was released in the UK this week, and I’m really excited by the reception it’s been getting.  

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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.
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Wilmot Goes Bananas: a free Impossible Places short story

Many moons ago (well, two and a bit years ago, anyway) I wrote a short story all about Wilmot’s very first delivery aboard the Impossible Postal Express. It was included in a special limited edition of The Train to Impossible Places here in the UK and hasn’t been available anywhere else since 2018. But now,…

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US cover for The Train to Impossible Places
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Barnes & Noble pick of the month

Some good news for readers in the US – The Train to Impossible Places is a Barne’s & Noble pick of the month for August 2020! And there are some new surprises inside.

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Cover of The Mab illustrated by Max Low
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Welcome to the magical world of The Mab

If you like stories with a dose of magic, strangeness and adventure, you’ll love The Mab, a brand new collection of tales from a host of Welsh artistic talent. I’m delighted to be contributing to it, and we need our readers to get involved as well.

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THE GREAT BRAIN ROBBERY PAPERBACK – SPECIAL EDITION!

The paperback edition of The Great Brain Robbery hits UK bookshelves on 2nd April this year, and I was one of the first to see finished copies at the printer’s in Kent last week. But this edition hides a few sneaky extras under its gorgeous cover… Speaking of the cover, why not take a moment to bask…

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TRAIN ON TOUR IN DELHI

The thing I like best about writing the Train to Impossible Places Adventures is the opportunity to take readers on journeys to new and exciting worlds. Much to my surprise, the books took me on a much more literal adventure last month when HarperCollins India (who distribute Usborne’s books on the sub-continent) invited me to speak to…

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