About the Author
James Carter is an educational writer, INSET provider and one of the most high profile children's poets in the UK today. A former lecturer in creative writing and children's literature at the University of Reading, he now travels all over the UK and abroad to visit schools, libraries and book festivals to give lively performances, workshops, INSET sessions and gifted & talented days. James has been writer-in-residence in numerous Primary schools across the south of England. A prize-winning and widely-anthologised poet, his poetry collections include Cars Stars Electric Guitars (Walker Books), Time-Travelling Underpants, Greetings, Earthlings!, Journey To The Centre Of My Brain (Macmillan), Hey, Little Bug! (Francis Lincoln). Over the last ten years, James has written four widely-used and critically-acclaimed creative writing books for KS2&3 (all Taylor & Francis).