Sean Taylor

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Sean Taylor started writing poetry as a teenager. In 1993, he came across a newspaper article which reported that a goat slaughtered in Iran had been found to have teeth made of gold. He tried writing a story for children. It was called 'The Goat with the Golden Teeth' and it won second prize in a competition run by the British newspaper 'The Independent' and Scholastic Children's Books. Since then, Sean has focussed on writing for children and has published over forty books for young readers of different ages. As well as writing, he has many years’ experience visiting schools, where he works with poetry and storytelling to encourage young people to write themselves. He lives partly in England (where he was born) and partly in Brazil( where ...more

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WE HAVE LIFT-OFF!

We had some fun making this trailer for my new picture book with Hannah Shaw:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uFLn_y...

Have a watch, and please pass on to anyone you think might be interested in the book!

WE HAVE LIFT-OFF! a hilarious new story for 3-5 year olds published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2013. Read more of this blog post »
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