Resources

This page offers a range of free teaching resources for my books. If you would like more information about them, please contact me using the form on my contact page here.

The Buried Crown

A teachers’ pack for The Buried Crown, including information on author inspirations, key themes and a range of classroom activities and discussion topics is available free of charge here: Buried Crown Teachers’ Notes

Read an excerpt of The Buried Crown here.

 Black Powder

Read an excerpt of Black Powder here.

Watch a short video about the story here.

See how the book cover image was created here.

A teachers’ pack for Black Powder, including information on author inspirations, key themes and a range of classroom activities and discussion topics is available free of charge here: Black Powder Teachers’ Notes

More on the historical background

Find out more about the dark and dangerous world of the Gunpowder Plot with these fact sheets:

Fact Sheet 1: gunpowder-plot-confidential-10-facts-about-guy-fawkes

Fact Sheet 2: gunpowder-plot-confidential-fascinating-facts-about-the-gunpowder-plot

Fact Sheet 3: gunpowder-plot-confidential-religious-background

Fact Sheet 4: gunpowder-plot-confidential-i-spy

Black Powder Activity Sheets

Design a wanted poster: black-powder-activity-sheet-1-design-a-wanted-poster

Write a letter: black-powder-activity-sheet-2-write-a-letter

Write a news story: black-powder-activity-sheet-3-write-a-news-story