Awards

Elemental Island- Jessica Kingsley Publications, UK 2015

• 2015 Nautilus Silver Award (US) Middle Grade Fiction

The Essential Manual for Asperger Syndrome (ASD) in the Classroom- Jessica Kingsley Publications, UK 2015

• Gold Medal Independent Publisher Book Awards (IPPY)(US) Education 1 Workbook/Resource

Inside Asperger’s Looking Out- Jessica Kingsley Publications, UK 2012

• 2013 Nautilus Silver Award (US) Children's Picture Books

• 2012 Finalist in the ForeWord Book of the Year Award (US)

All Dogs Have ADHD - Jessica Kingsley Publications, UK 2009
• Long-listed for the Diagram Award – The Oddest Book Title of the Year
This is a very strange award, but I’m quite proud of it. Although personally, I think All Cats have Asperger Syndrome is even odder.

Omar’s Goats and the Environmental Handbook for Teachers - Jerboa Books, UAE 2008
• Shortlisted for Siobhan’s Green Team Award (Alternate Energy Awards Abu Dhabi, UAE)

All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome - Jessica Kingsley Publications, UK 2007
• Shortlisted CBCA non-fiction (Eve Pownall Award), Australia
• Bronze Medal in the Childhood Wellness Moonbeam Children’s Book Award, US

Haze - Jessica Kingsley Publications, UK 2003
• Runner-up in the TES/NASEN Special Educational Needs Children’s Book Award, UK

Lisa and the Lace Maker - Jessica Kingsley Publications, UK 2002
• Shortlisted Educational Publishers Council Special Needs Book Awards, UK

Blue Bottle Mystery - Jessica Kingsley Publications, UK 2002
• Shortlisted - Dolly Gray Children’s Literature Award, UK

Of Mice and Aliens - Jessica Kingsley Publications, UK 2002
• Shortlisted - Dolly Gray Children’s Literature Award, UK

Grants and Sponsorship

Recipient of Arts Queensland Grant 2001 (Australia) to write Haze, Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2003

Recipient of corporate sponsorship from Volvo, Al Futtaim Motors to write Desert Leveret, Jerboa Books UAE, www.jerboabooks.com 2007

Recipient of corporate sponsorship from HSBC to write Omar’s Goats, and An Environmental Handbook for Teachers, Jerboa Books UAE, www.jerboabooks.com 2008