Steve Cole, Linda Chapman - Author Picture

Steve Cole, Linda Chapman - Authors

Born in 1971, Steve Cole spent a happy childhood in rural Bedfordshire being loud and aspiring to amuse. He liked books, and so went to the University of East Anglia to read more of them. Later on he started writing them too, with titles ranging from pre-school poetry to Young Adult thrillers (with more TV and film tie-ins than he cares to admit to along the way). He is the author of the popular Astrosaurs and Cows in Action series.

Linda Chapman was born in 1969. Before before becoming a full-time writer in 1999, she had many jobs including being a teacher, stage manager, book-seller, university researcher and dog trainer. She has written over seventy books for children including the My Secret Unicorn, Stardust and Not Quite a Mermaid series. Linda lives in a village in Leicestershire with her family and two Bernese Mountain dogs. When she is not writing she spends her time looking afer her two young daughters, reading, putting on plays and horse riding.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Steve Cole, Linda Chapman

Genie and the Phoenix
Steve Cole, Linda Chapman
An exciting fantasy adventure full of twist, turns and some very unexpected moments. Michael, Milly, Jason and Jess are just four ordinary children leading quite ordinary lives until they meet a most unusual genie disguised in the shape of a...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 05/03/2009
Info Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

Genie Us
Steve Cole, Linda Chapman
A thrilling magical adventure about the tricky nature of wishes! Discovering a magic book with its own talking bookworm, four children find themselves swept into a world of trickery and trouble. Will they ever really get their wishes? And will...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 06/03/2008
Info Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

Loading other books by Steve Cole, Linda Chapman...


Author Info

Did you know

At Lovereading4kids you can download and read an Opening Extract and an online review of books by Steve Cole, Linda Chapman and hundreds of other authors.


It’s a community united by a passion for books and promoting the best there is in children’s literature.

Sam Bateman and family

I love Lovereading4kids because I get an opportunity to put my opinion forward and to try new books

Elosie Clarkson – age 11

I love lovereading4kids because I’ve read amazing books I would never have picked up, and its opened doors to new genre’s I now love.

Harriet Cunningham

We love Lovereading4kids because it promotes reading choices, new authors and a sense of community for children of all ages!

Rachel Bridgeman

You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.

Katie Lonsdale

At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!

Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High

It gives me a chance to read types of books that I would not normally try, and it motivates me to read every night to finish it!

Alice Horncastle, age 14

This company is amazing; not only is it is a great opportunity to get books and review them but everyone is so friendly and supportive!

Jemma Rubens, age 10
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools