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
My dad died twice. Once when he was thirty nine, and again four years later when he was twelve.More Info
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.More Info
There are stories about people who want to live forever. This is a story about someone who wants to stop.More Info
"Touching, silly and exciting by turns, this thrilling little book is an inventive take on time travel for children. Sure to be a hit with fans of R.J. Palacio's Wonder… an unforgettable, madcap story from a bright new talent in Children’s fiction."Waterstones review of Time Travelling with a Hamster