Why I Created Tricky Words

During the 45 years since I began my secondary teacher training,  I have watched in horror as the standard of English literacy has rapidly declined.

There now seems to be a whole generation of ‘determined non-spellers’ who either don’t care that they can’t spell or who simply have no desire to learn. They don’t seem to understand the reasons why we all need to spell a word the same way.

As a writer, I’ve been been working with words for over 50 years and decided to combine this love, especially as a comic writer, with my background as a teacher. And the result is my two books: ‘A Lion, a Whale and a Flea’ and ‘My Aunt Ate a Plate’. More about me… 

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Tricky Words Book 3, How to Make a Rainbow Rose is now available as a Digital Download.

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