• Poems from Teesside Primary Schools Two hundred and fifty years ago Middlesbrough-born James Cook sailed around the world on HMS Endeavour on a voyage of scientific discovery. In this anniversary year, the T-Junction poetry festival is celebrating Teesside's long international history by focusing on travel and discovery. As part of the festival, children in local primary schools have been writing their own poems about exploration and adventure, inspired by poets Bob Beagrie, Andy Willoughby, Julie Hogg, Chris Stewart, Harry Man, Natalie Scott and Andy Croft.
  • Young John Black is in hot water. Advised to leave hastily, he finds himself on the three-masted Sea Urchin, bound for the Pacific Ocean. The ship’s mysterious chief mate enchants the crew with stories of shipwreck, a beautiful island, an ancient civilisation and a pool of diamonds. The fabled island of Kora-Di is not on any chart. Can John Black and the crew of the Sea Urchin find it again?
  • A summer holiday adventure in Whitby, legendary home of Count Dracula… what could be more exciting for the children of the Frankie Miller Band? Eleven-year-old Will loves everything supernatural. When he is sent to stay with Auntie Mavis in Whitby for the summer holidays, the perfect adventure beckons, especially when his best friends Jonesy and Sammy are invited to stay too. The gang is all together but there’s a problem – Will has promised to look after his little sister Sumi who goes with them everywhere. When the boys manage to sneak Sumi into the popular attraction, The Monsters of the Wax Museum, she disappears. What could have happened to her? And what are the shady owners of the wax museum up to? As the boys investigate, Will’s loyalty and courage are put to the test… Paperback, 192 pages, RRP £6.99 ISBN 978-1-912218-38-7 Published by Sixth Element Publishing, July 2018
  • Cattle droving in the early 1800s is a hard and dangerous job full of risks and perils. Young Jack Rutherford sets out on his first solo drove and rapidly falls foul of Silas Kirk, a notorious villain who stops at nothing to get what he wants. Available now in paperback or for Kindle. Paperback, 230 pages, RRP £9.99 ISBN 978-1-912218-51-6 Published by Sixth Element Publishing, April 2019
  • DUE OUT 6th DECEMBER 2019 Jack Rutherford is back on the road… and trouble is waiting for him in the second of the Jack Rutherford 1820’s historical cattle droving adventures. “An entertaining and charismatic main character who barges his way through the story with bold panache and goodwill galore.” Jack Rutherford is now a successful man, living a good life with his wife and infant son. But he’s restless… adventure is calling him once again. Not only that, his past is starting to catch up with him as an old enemy comes out of the woodwork and threatens the safety of Jack’s family. Soon, Jack and his faithful wolfhound Dag are out on the road again, travelling through the north of England, London and across the North Sea to France. And, as always, danger, excitement and adventure are waiting for them. Pre-order the new Jack Rutherford adventure now on Kindle. Paperback, 230 pages, RRP £9.99 ISBN 978-1-912218-67-7 Published by Sixth Element Publishing, December 2019