author interviews & talks

So, being a children’s author and blogger is a LOT of fun. Not only do you get to dream up stories and invent characters, you get to meet some really famous authors as well. Without mentioning any names (Philip Pullman, Malorie Blackman, Chris Riddell, Eoin Colfer, Piers Torday, SF Said…. Oops, couldn’t help it), here’s an insight into who Moontrug has met recently – just click on the links to read each blog post.


Cary Elwes (Westley in the film, The Princess Bride)
David Almond (Skellig, My Name is Mina)
Piers Torday (The Last Wild)
SF Said (Varjak Paw, Phoenix)
Mary Hooper (The Disgrace of Kitty Grey)
Sally Gardner (Maggot Moon)
Angie Sage (Septimus Heap)
Catherine Fisher (The Obsidian Mirror)
Gareth Jones (The Society of 13)
Malorie Blackman (Noughts & Crosses)
Cressida Cowell and Lauren Child (How To Train Your Dragon, Ruby Redfort)
Francesca Simon (Horrid Henry, The Sleeping Army)
Philip Ardagh (The Grunts)
Chris Riddell (The Edge Chronicles, Goth Girl)
Robert Paul Weston (Zorgamazoo)
Justin Somper, Charlie Fletcher & Philip Womack (Allies & Assassins, Dragon Shield, The Broken King)
Petr Horacek (The Mouse Who Ate The Moon)
Kate Pankhurst (Mariella Mystery books)
Michelle Paver (Chronicles of Ancient Darkness series and Gods & Warriors series)
Clara Vulliamy (Dixie O’Day in the Fast Lane)
Jackie Morris (Tell Me A Dragon, The Snow Leopard)
Allan Boroughs (Ironheart)
Catherine Rayner (Abigail)
Simon David Eden (The Savage Kingdom)
Anne Plichota and Cendrine Wolf (Oksa Pollock series)
Gail Nall (Breaking The Ice)
A.L. Sonnichsen (Red Butterfly)
Rachel Hamilton and Abi Elphinstone (The Case of the Exploding Brains and The Dreamsnatcher)
Tatum Flynn (D’Evil Diaries)
Erin Entrada Kelly (Blackbird Fly)
K. E. Ormsbee (The Water & The Wild)
Sarah McGuire (Valiant)

‘If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.’ (Albert Einstein — genius)


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