Ross Welford

Ross Welford author

Hello!  I’m Ross Welford and welcome to my website where you can find out more about me and my books.

Here you can learn about how to book me to come and speak at your school, library or festival event.

Plus, you will find information about my popular “Re-writing Competition”.

So do have a look around, and I hope I see you in person one day!

WHAT PEOPLE SAY ABOUT ROSS

“Ross Welford is a superb storyteller who weaves the magical and mystical into everyday childhood situations with a poignancy and humour that makes you weep and smile at the same time.”              Sally Morris, THE DAILY MAIL

“Welford.[…] has done it again…a cracking, plotty adventure with added science and a hard emotional hit.”

Alex O’Connell  THE TIMES

“One of my favourite middle-grade authors.”

Kiran Millwood Hargrave, author of THE GIRL OF INK AND STARS

The Kid Who Came From Space

A small village in the wilds of Northumberland is rocked by the disappearance of twelve-year-old Tammy. Only her twin brother, Ethan, knows she is safe – and the extraordinary truth of where she is. It is a secret he must keep, or risk never seeing her again.

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The Dog Who Saved The World

My pet dog is called Mr Mash. We named him that because he's a mishmash. A total mongrel. He smells terrible. He'll eat literally anything. He can't see very well. But I love him more than anything. (Sorry dad.) And without him, the world is going to end...

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The 1,000-year-old Boy

There are stories about people who want to live forever. This is a story about someone who wants to stop.

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What Not To Do If You Turn Invisible

Turning invisible at will: it’s one way of curing your acne. But far more drastic than 13 year-old Ethel Leatherhead intended when she tried a combination of untested medicines and a sunbed.

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Time Travelling With A Hamster

My dad died twice. Once when he was thirty nine, and again four years later when he was twelve.

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“Intelligent, well crafted and impressive."

Nicolette Jones, The Sunday Times