Steve Cole at BookTastic Bedford 2021

Steve Cole will be back at BookTastic BookFest this year!

Steve Cole has been delighting audiences at BookTastic BookFest since we started in 2014 and we are thrilled to have him back for our virtual BookFest this year.

Steve Cole is a best-selling author for children and young adults and has written over 150 books of which sales exceed three million copies. His hugely successful Astrosaurs young fiction series has been a UK top-ten children’s bestseller and been published widely internationally.

A highly versatile fantasy, comedy and adventure writer, Steve’s work includes a broad range of novels such as Magic Ink! and Adventure Duck for younger readers.

His original fiction titles for Doctor Who for which he now acts as range consultant for BBC Books have also been top-ten bestsellers. He also succeeded Charlie Higson as the writer for Young Bond, a series which follows the adventures of the teenage James Bond and has worked with adventurer and TV presenter Ben Fogle on his Mr Dog UK top ten best-selling childrens’ book series. 

Much in demand for his performances at events (both in the UK and internationally), Steve has appeared at Edinburgh, Hay, Bath and Sharjah Festivals, YALC and World Book Day’s Biggest Book Show on Earth. A supporter of the reading charity Beanstalk, he has toured schools in Europe, America, the UAE, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.

See Steve Cole on Saturday 3 July at 10am. From his best-selling series Astrosaurs to his latest book, Tin Boy, Steve will share quick-and-easy ways to invent story ideas, sharing secret writing tips and revealing the origins of some of his own characters.


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