Where's Dan

NYALitFest & KIDSLitFest

Mar 22nd 2020

Harrington Building

Adelphi Street




Dan will be joining the Northern YA Literary Festival this March for the first ever KIDS focused day. If you're in the northern part of England, pencil it in and come along to the children's workshop run by Dan.

Find out more and register here.

Learn Live - Meet the author

Jan 21st 2020




Join the online broadcast from Learn Live, where you can ask any questions you have for Dan. The webcast follows the official launch of The Light Hunters in the UK.

Find out more and register here.

The Light Hunters Book Launch

Jan 18th 2020

14:00 - 16:00

Waterstones Nottingham


Join Dan for the launch of his latest children's book, The Light Hunters.

The Light Hunters is the story of Lux, the boy with Light in his eyes. On the surface, he looks like a normal 12-year-old – but Lux has a secret. Not only can he wield Light, he might be the finest Light-healer the world has ever seen. When Lux uses his power to save his best friend Maya after a terrifying attack, his Light draws a strange, shadowy figure to town, aiming to use his powers for evil.

Find out more here.

Sky Thieves at Derby Book Festival 2019

Jun 8th 2019

12:00 - 13:00

Waterstones Derby

78-80 St Peters St, Derby


Meet Zoya DeLarose, who embarks upon a life-changing adventure when she wakes up aboard a flying skyship. With a shadowy character lurking in the background, Zoya is yet to face her biggest fear. But she won’t be able to do it alone...


Come to Waterstones Derby on Saturday 2nd June, where Dan will be doing a reading from his books and signing. Moreover, there'll be an opportunity for young writers to join a creative writing workshop run by Dan.

Sky Thieves in Stapleford Library

Aug 13th 2018

10:30 - 12:30

25 Church Street, Stapleford


Meet Dan at Stapleford Library, Nottingham, where he'll be reading from his books and talking about his journey of becoming an author.

It's a family friendly event and it's free to attend.

Ka-pow! festival

Jul 7th 2018

10:30 - 13:00

High Street, Stockton-on-Tees


Dan will be in Stockton running a creative writing session for young readers at Drake Bookshop and doing a book signing in the festival's main marquee. There'll also be a Q&A session run by BBC Tees so it's your chance to ask Dan any burning questions.

Derby Book Festival taster event

May 8th 2018

18:30 - 20:30

Repton School



Come along to Derby Festival's taster event, where Dan will be introducing readers to his first book in the series, "Sky Thieves". Joining the line-up are also Jo Jakeman and Catharine Arnold.