Derek began writing after making a new resolution in the year 2000 and hasn't looked back. He has a thriving schools program, storytelling and taking creative writing workshops around local schools. He lives in Northern Ireland with his wife, Elaine and has twin daughters, Sarah-Jane and Rebekah.
Jonny Duddle has a background in computer games and character development. He has worked as a concept artist for Aardman Animation and drew the new covers for the Harry Potter series. He is best known for his award-winning picture books, including The Pirates Next Door, which won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize.
Will Gallows and the Rock Demon's Blood
(Paperback: Re-issue) - 05/01/2017
SynopsisSky cowboy Will Gallows is finding life hard on the ranch. Should he follow his heart and join the elf side of his family, learning their magical secrets? Or should he join the Sky Cavalry with his friend Jez?
His decision is put on hold when his grandma is kidnapped - by the most terrifying creature Will has ever encountered, a rock demon with a long-held grudge . . .
- Paperback: Re-issue
- Published: 05/01/2017
- ISBN: 9781849395359
- Age Range: 9+ years