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Pics from The Burp That Saved The World launch

Had a great time on Saturday 29 August 2015 launching THE BURP THAT SAVED THE WORLD at Chorlton Library in Manchester.

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Pics from Chorlton Book Festival

Had great fun at Chorlton Book Festival talking about THE IMPOSSIBLE BOY and meeting fellow authors Steve Millward, John Hamilton and Ben Burford-Jones.

Pic 1 from Chorlton Book Festival
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Lovely pics from Impossible Boy launch

Thanks to Jai Stark for these brilliant pictures.

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Win signed copies of both Space Lizards books!

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...

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Another satisifed customer!

Meeting a reader who enjoys your book really makes this writing lark worthwhile. That and the money.

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Great review of Space Lizards from The Book Zone

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...

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Space Lizards Get Press

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Lovely review of Space Lizards Stole My Brain! in Financial Times

Very chuffed with this!

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Sorry I’m Not David Walliams

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...

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Lovely feedback on my Dulwich Hamlet Junior School event

"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...

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Future Poop! Kids’ Brilliant Story Titles

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...

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Talk & reading at Manchester Museum with live lizards!

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...

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Admiral Skink reveals his favourite novel

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...

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Laying a Lizard Egg

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...

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Writing Comic Sci-Fi For Children

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...

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5 out of 5 Review in Nitro mag

Nitro mag's literary critic, Leonardo the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle, offers his opinion on Space Lizards Stole My Brain!

5 out of 5 on nitro mag
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My Top 10 Kids’ Books

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...

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Interview with Mark in TBK Mag

Thanks to TBK Mag for permission to reproduce this interview.

TBK Mag Interview
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Evolution of a Skink

Evolution Of A Skink
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