Paul Ian Cross

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Hello, earthlings! I'm an award-winning children’s author and scientist from London, UK.

I work in clinical research (developing new medicines) and I'm also studying for my PhD. I enjoy my science career but I also have a real passion for writing stories! I like introducing children to the wonders of science, especially reluctant readers. By introducing science creatively, I aim to spark their interest; allowing them to gain confidence with their reading. As a previous reluctant reader myself, I understand how hard it can be. But it’s all about making reading fun and interesting!

My young nephew Hayden influenced my decision to become a writer. I loved seeing his reaction when my sister Michelle first read one of my stories to him!

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Please never publish this book as I am writing a thesis on His Dark Materials and the addition of information to the canon will probably invalidate all of it.
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