Rob Keeley has been writing stories and plays since childhood and had his first magazine article published aged fifteen. He is the author of three collections of short stories for children, The Alien in the Garage and The (Fairly) Magic Show, and The Dinner Club and Other Stories, all published by Troubador Publishing. His first novel for children, a ghost story called Childish Spirits, is now available. He has also written for Chain Gang and Newsjack for BBC Radio 7 (now BBC Radio 4 Extra), and has several magazine credits to his name, both fiction and non-fiction. He now offers editorial services – for details visit www.robkeeley.co.uk.
Rob's first degree was in Law. He has since gained a Master's in Creative Writing and hopes to move into tuition. He has worked extensively in the voluntary sector and has undertaken voluntary work in schools helping young people with their reading and I.T. He lives in Wirral, Merseyside and his hobbies include reading, quiz nights (as a competitor or hosting), magic tricks, theatre, TV and going out with friends.
There are now three novels in the Spirits series for the 8-12s: Childish Spirits, The Spirit of London and The Sword of the Spirit. Childish Spirits was longlisted for the Bath Children's Novel Award and nominated for the People's Book Prize, and The Dinner Club and Other Stories was longlisted for the International Rubery Book Award.
To find out more about Rob and his writing and read the latest news and reviews, please visit Rob's website. The site also contains lots of fun extras for fans of Rob's books for children, including writing activities, wordsearches and quizzes. You can read exclusive diary extracts from Rob's characters and even help the Alien in the Garage write a report on our planet!
Other Books by Rob Keeley
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The spirits were at work here, somehow. But why? On returning to London, Ellie investigates the mystery surrounding 47 Foster Square. Who is the sender of ghostly messages asking her for help? What is the secret of the Meadowes family?...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/09/2015
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Molly has just one day to become a magician... There's someone very special in Mrs Hoskins' class. The question is - who?A skipping rope holds the power of time travel... These are just some of the tales in this second...
Format: eBook - Released: 01/11/2012