James Steptowe: Children’s book author based in Yorkshire

Children's author James holding his debut book, Raid of the Ratskull Rodents

I am a children’s book author based in Yorkshire. I have just published my debut book: Raid of the Ratskull Rodents, a book full of mystery and adventures – aimed at children aged between 7 and 11.

Raid of the Ratskull Rodents

My first book Raid of the Ratskull Rodentsa story of courageous cats, revolting rats, gullible guinea pigs and a missing sacred object – is now available to buy as a paperback and as an eBook.

Why buy it?

Book illustration with Gus and Ember

An Intriguing story

A story full of adventure and mystery; accompanied by fun illustrations.

Book illustration of a chest containing the Kara

Helpful footnotes

Footnotes explain challenging words and phrases to help young readers expand their vocabulary.

James explaining what Raid of the Ratskull Rodents is about

About me

I’m a children’s book author and also a primary school teacher. I’ve been teaching in primary schools for over 5 years in Essex, London and now in Yorkshire.

School Author Visits and Events

I am now available for school author visits, and am happy to take part in other events organised by bookshops, libraries and literature festivals including storytelling.

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