Paul May

11 children’s books by the writer

Paul May is a teacher and keen footballer with two children. His first book for the Transworld lists, TROUBLEMAKERS, was shortlisted for the inaugural Branford Boase Award

Wild Reads: Dinosaurs

Paul May

Wild Reads: Dinosaurs

This marvellous book about dinosaurs covers a wide range of topics, from a day in the life of a brachiosaurus 200 million years ago to the dinosaur detectives who are making new and exciting discoveries about dinosaurs today. Packed with ...

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Wild Reads: Elephants

Paul May

Wild Reads: Elephants

This marvellous book about elephants covers a wide range of topics. Chapter 1 tells the heart rending story of a family of elephants from the baby elephant protected by its mother to the grandmother elephant who is coming to the ...

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9-11 years

Billy and the Seagulls

Paul May

Billy and the Seagulls

Eddie's little brother Billy is terrified of everything! Snakes, the dark, toilets, orange peel, moustaches and even soggy toast. When they move to the seaside, Billy find a new thing to be scared of - seagulls! They swoop down in ...

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9-11 years

Green Fingers

Paul May

Green Fingers

Troubled Kate is hostile to the idea of moving to the country, suspecting that the family are only moving because of her problems at school. But everything goes wrong from the moment they move into the old farmhouse out in ...

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5-7 years

Cat Patrol

Paul May

Cat Patrol

"Don't be frightened, little bird", said Ben...When Ben discovers that his new next-door neighbours have a cat, he is horrified. Ben loves birds - and he's scared that the cat will catch one and hurt it. So Ben ...

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9-11 years

Defenders

Paul May

Defenders

'Who wants to watch other people score all the goals?' Chris is a goalscorer - but his life is a mess. He's falling out with everyone: his dad, his teachers, even his best mate. The only thing that makes him ...

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7-9 years

Nice One Smithy!

Paul May

Nice One Smithy!

"They'll pulverize us!" Fizz and her mates at Hillside Primary love playing football - but the school team's first match is against the Church Street gang (mean, nasty and horrible - and that's how they play their football too ...

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9-11 years

Rain

Paul May

Rain

'They're not going to like me whatever I do ...' Rain has always lived on the road with her artist mum, Max, in their colourful old bus. She's never been that bothered about fitting in, or about finding the ...

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