Anne Cottringer was born at Niagara Falls in Canada. She moved to London to study film and television and ended up staying. Since graduating with an MA in Film and Television from the Royal College of Art, Anne has worked in film and TV as a camerawoman and documentary director. She has travelled widely and still loves it. She began writing when her first child was born. Anne is published by various publishers, including Orchard and Bloomsbury.
This is no ordinary train journey. But then Titus is no ordinary kid. Who else could take on galloping bandits, a rampaging dinosaur, perilous rapids, and rumbling boulders? Hold on to your hats and get ready for ... big imagination, big adventure! Readers will be swept along by these acts of derring-do and will be left wondering whether they really did happen or whether they're all part of the wild parallel universe that is Titus's imagination. Oh, and he manages to step off the train to meet his uncle as coolly as you please. A great fantasy adventure. To celebrate the paperback publication of When Titus Took The Train, author and illustrator Anne Cottringer and Sarah McIntyre - more commonly known as 'Team Titus' - met up to create a simply fabulous trailer! With the winning combination of Anne's talents as a film director, and Sarah's artistic flair, this trailer (see below) provides the perfect teaser to Titus's adventure - so hold onto your seats and get ready for the ride... You can download lots of interesting stuff too from the illustrator's own website too including a special downloadable board game and some top tips for making your own travel adventure.
Shortlisted for the Young Minds Award 2008. New place, new school and new friends to make - and all doubly if your parents called you 'Flower Power'. Luckily she has her songs to help her deal with all this change. This is a lovely book following Flower in her journey as she discovers herself and the beautiful singing voice she has waiting to be discovered.