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Gareth Owen - Author

About the Author

At school, Gareth Owen was pretty awful at everything except English and football and has harboured a lifelong dream to play for Everton. He writes poetry, novels and plays, and used to manage an independent record company. He lives in Ludlow.

Featured books by Gareth Owen

Red Alert! 15 Endangered Animals Fighting to Survive

Red Alert! 15 Endangered Animals Fighting to Survive

5+ readers 7+ readers

Author: Gareth Owen Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/03/2018

Red Alert! is inspired and endorsed by the 'Red List' database maintained by International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Currently the list includes over 70,000 species known to be at risk, but it grows larger all the time. Absolutely beautiful and perfectly targeted for its audience. We are delighted to be involved. - Dr Craig Hilton-Taylor, Head of Red List Unit, IUCN The IUCN Red List is supported by Sir David Attenborough.

Other books by Gareth Owen

Rolling Yellow/ Band 3

Rolling Yellow/ Band 3

Author: Gareth Owen Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/06/2012

Follow a group of children as they climb to the top of a hill and race each other to the bottom by rolling in this fun rhyming poem - written by acclaimed poet Gareth Owen, and accompanied by the colourful illustrations of Vicky Fieldhouse. * Yellow/Band 3 books offer varied sentence structure and natural language * A scene of the hill and surrounding area on pages 14-15 allow children to discuss the events of the poem, providing a wealth of speaking and listening opportunities. * Text type: A poem * Curriculum links: Citizenship: Taking part

Rolling Band 03/Yellow

Rolling Band 03/Yellow

Author: Gareth Owen Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2011

Follow a group of children as they climb to the top of a hill and race each other to the bottom by rolling in this fun rhyming poem - written by acclaimed poet Gareth Owen, and accompanied by the colourful illustrations of Vicky Fieldhouse. * Yellow/Band 3 books offer varied sentence structure and natural language * A scene of the hill and surrounding area on pages 14-15 allow children to discuss the events of the poem, providing a wealth of speaking and listening opportunities. * Text type: A poem * Curriculum links: Citizenship: Taking part * This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.

Gathering in the Days Band 14/Ruby

Gathering in the Days Band 14/Ruby

Author: Gareth Owen Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/01/2011

This wonderfully emotive collection of poems by award-winning poet Gareth Owen explores both the humorous and more serious elements of childhood, and is filled with beautiful illustrations by much-loved illustrator Peter Bailey * Ruby/Band 14 books give increasing opportunities for children to develop their skills of inference and deduction. * A poetry book * A seasonal garden scene on pages 46 and 47 highlight the changing weathers and emotions that are focused on throughout the poems, providing plenty of speaking and listening opportunities. * Curriculum Links: Citizenship: Living in a diverse world

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