News & Events

News and Events

Helen Moss talking at Heffer's Bookshop in Cambridge
This is where you'll find out about author talks, book signings, interviews and workshops. Competitions and giveaways will be posted here too, as well as any other Adventure Island related news.





Upcoming events.

Linton Children's Book Festival, May, 2016. 


11.15-12.00, with Robin Stevens; Mystery and Mayhem: Calling all detectives! Join authors Robin Stevens and Helen Moss for a morning of mystery and mayhem and buns. Learn all about their books and even help them to solve a crime or two.

2.00 - 2.45. I will be chairing a panel of brilliant children's authors; Ruth Hatfield, Hilton Pashley, Mike Revell and Robin Stevens: Discover what it's really like to be a writer by asking our panel of experts.

Events are free but you have to book in advance. The festival runs all weekend and there is an amazing line-up of authors . . . to find out more, and to book, go to the Linton Children's Book Festival website . . .  

Fleet Library Summer Reading Challenge Launch, 
 Saturday 16th July (details coming soon)


Recent events

21st November, 2015, SCBWI-BI Mass Book Launch, Winchester Conference 

4th December, 2015, Kids Lit Quiz, National Final, Oxford 

3rd October, 2-4pm Heffers Children's Bookshop, Cambridge

6th October, 2015, Cheltenham Literature Festival 

17th October, 3pm, Ramsey Book Festival, Ramsey Junior School, Cambs


18th January, 2015 Cambridge Radio 105; Interview with Leigh Chambers on Bookmark programme. You can find a podcast to download here.

More information and pictures from recent events can be found on Helen Moss's author page here.


 To celebrate the launch of the second book in the Secrets of the Tombs series, I am running a competition on my website

If you would like to win a signed copy of The Dragon Path and this original doodle of a Chinese dragon by me (as drawn for National Doodle Day last year!) all you have to do is answer this one simple question:

What is tetraphobia a fear of?

ignore this picture unless you are looking for the answers to the quiz