Short Stories

Here is a selection of our short stories in anthologies with other authors' work.

Truth or Dare

Edited by Tony Bradman This includes The Tooth Person and That's the Name of the Game - our first published short stories. That's the Name of the Game was one of the winners of Radio 4 Treasure Islands/Good Housekeeping short story competition and was read on the radio by Michael Rosen.

Football Fever 2

We contributed Dan, Dan, the Half-Time Man to this anthology edited by Tony Bradman. Dan is useless at football. He'd give anything to be in the team but he's only allowed to make the half-time snacks. Then one day his dream comes true...

Fast and Curious

We wrote one of the stories in this anthology edited by Tony Bradman. In Brian and the Brain Homework is a struggle for Brian. He sometimes wishes he could swap brains with the computer... until one day it happens!

The Oxford Book of Mystery Stories

We wrote one of the stories in this anthology edited by Dennis Hamley.  In Doing the Bank Mack and Gizmo, ace private detectives (in their opinion anyway) use their sleuthing skills to foil a bank robbery. But all is not as it seems...

Fairy Stories

Flissie and the Elves Eleven We wrote one of the stories in this anthology edited by Anna Wilson. Flissie Flitterdown finds being a fairy a bit boring. But then she discovers footconker, the best game in the Magic Forest.

Ballerina Stories

We wrote one of the stories in this anthology edited by Lara Jones.   Ballet Boots Samantha lives for her ballet lessons. But one day she finds she's been chosen to coach a hopeless football team! How is she going to help the Bog Enders to win and still have time to star in her dance show?

The Whisperer

Welcome to the terrifying world of The Midnight Library. Rachael finds that her newspaper column is beginning to predict the future, with terrible consequences, Jake finds he's getting older rather faster than he'd wished for, and Samantha meets something even scarier than a vampire. The series is written under the name of Nick Shadow.