Had a great time on Saturday 29 August 2015 launching THE BURP THAT SAVED THE WORLD at Chorlton Library in Manchester.
Had great fun at Chorlton Book Festival talking about THE IMPOSSIBLE BOY and meeting fellow authors Steve Millward, John Hamilton and Ben Burford-Jones.
Do you want to win signed editions of SPACE LIZARDS STOLE MY BRAIN! and SPACE LIZARDS ATE MY SISTER!? Of course you flipping well do! All you have to do...Read More
Meeting a reader who enjoys your book really makes this writing lark worthwhile. That and the money.Read More
I first heard about this book through my sister who, knowing the author through her work as a voiceover artist, asked me if I had heard about it. A quick...Read More
Very chuffed with this!Read More
As someone who has experience of book signings from both sides of the desk, children’s author Mark Griffiths reflects on this peculiar literary ritual. The monstrous queue zigzags its way...Read More
"Thank you for coming to my school. I have read both your Space Lizards books twice and love them because they are really funny. But it was even funnier hearing...Read More
One of the things I like about being a children's author is traveling to schools up and down country to run creative writing workshops. In a recent science fiction writing...Read More
On Sunday November 4th I had marvellous fun at Manchester Museum meeting readers and reading from my two Space Lizards books. I even got to meet a gargoyle gecko from...Read More
Ahead of the publication of SPACE LIZARDS ATE MY SISTER!, the hilarious sequel to Mark Griffiths’s sci-fi comedy for kids SPACE LIZARDS STOLE MY BRAIN!, chief space lizard himself Admiral...Read More
A few years ago I made a note of a story idea in my notebook. Yesterday I walked into Blackwells bookshop on Oxford Road, Manchester and saw this (note the...Read More
Writing Comic Sci-Fi for Children - a blog post I was asked to write for The Bookette Martin Amis once said he could never write children’s literature because of the...Read More
Nitro mag's literary critic, Leonardo the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle, offers his opinion on Space Lizards Stole My Brain!
In no particular order: 1) THE IRON WOMAN by Ted Hughes. Everyone knows and loves THE IRON MAN but less well known is this 1993 sequel in which a female...Read More
Thanks to TBK Mag for permission to reproduce this interview.