Resources

Enjoy these free resources for librarians, schools, teachers and readers…


7 tips for drafting your novel…

Seven top tips to help you try and write the first draft of your novel… (These are some tips I wrote for people who want to spend a long time ...
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Design a book cover

Below you can see how the Moonlocket cover was designed by Kath Millichope and illustrated by Becca Stadtlander… How Kath and Becca designed the Moonlocket cover Now that you've have ...
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Pinterest scrapbooks

When I write a new book I like to create a Pinterest board to collect images to inspire the story. It is a bit like making a scrapbook, but online ...
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Make a Mechanical or Mechanimal Animation

Make a mechanical or mechanimal roller animation flip-book… You will need an A4 piece of paper and a long pencil. Fold your paper down the middle vertically, to make one ...
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Design your own mechanical or mechanimal

A mechanimal is a mechanical-animal a bit like Malkin in Cogheart. They are mechanical pets who you need to wind up to make go, and they have their own skills ...
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Create a Cogheart Display

Cogheart Display - Egerton Primary Create a Cogheart display for your school or library… Apologies, that I couldn't tag everyone's name, but thanks to all the amazing teachers who sent ...
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Create an underwater world

In the fourth Cogheart Adventure Shadowsea, Lily, Robert Malkin take a trip in a submarine, where they get in all kinds of trouble again! This time submerged beneath the Atlantic ...
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Skycircus Spot the difference / Design a circus poster

Play a Skycircus spot the difference game and draw your own circus invitation… Download this work sheet ...
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Write A Penny Dreadful

Write your own Victorian style penny dreadful story… Penny Dreadfuls were popular in the 19th Century, full of suspense, action and mystery, have a go at writing your own… Download ...
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Read Lily’s school report

Read Lily's school report and create your own… The other day as I was searching through a pile of old historical papers left behind long ago by the Hartman family, ...
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Download free gifs

Download these free Cogheart Adventures gifs… Right-click to download these free Cogheart gifs and share The Cogheart Adventures ...
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Design a zoetrope

Build your own Victorian animation toy… What is a zoetrope? A zoetrope is a Victorian animation toy that produce the illusion of motion by displaying a sequence of drawings that ...
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Create Cogheart Puppets

Create your own paper puppets from Cogheart and Skycircus… Download this worksheet… ...
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Complete the Moonlocket wordsearch

Find ten Moonlocket related words with this catastrophic and courageous word search! Download this worksheet ...
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Complete the Cogheart wordsearch

Find ten Cogheart related words with this daring and dastardly word search! ...
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Cogheart colouring sheet

Colour in your own version of the Cogheart cover… Cogheart cover art by Katherine Millichope & Becca Stadtlander © Usborne Publishing, 2017 Download this work sheet ...
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Create a Cogheart Adventures map

Draw your own literary map like the ones in the Cogheart Adventures… Download the Cogheart map of London Download the Moonlocket map of Brackenbridge Maps illustrated by Becca Stadtlander and ...
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Conquer the Moonlocket maze

Can you guide Lily through the Moonlocket maze to reach Malkin? ...
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Cogheart Review Sheet

Write your own Cogheart review on this classroom worksheet… Download this work sheet ...
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