David Solomons

Saturday 29 September 2.30–3.15pm

The Show:

Number one bestseller David Solomons will be talking about the latest book in his award-winning series, 'My Arch-Enemy is a Brain in a Jar'. Come and help David design the perfect superhero, test your comic book knowledge in a quiz and perhaps even don a cape to act out a special mini-adventure. And of course hear David chat about the series that started with 'My Brother is a Superhero'. You may even discover whether or not Luke Parker, the hero of his novels, will finally get superpowers of his own.
Ages: 9+

About David:

David Solomons is the best-selling author of the My Brother is a Superhero books, the first of which won the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2016 and the British Book Industry Awards Children’s Book of the Year 2016. David also won the 2018 Laugh Out Loud Awards (Lollies) with the second book in this series, My Gym Teacher is an Alien Overlord. The third in the series, My Evil Twin is a Supervillain  came out in 2017, and the fourth, My Arch-Enemy is a Brain in a Jar, 2018. David is now also writing a Doctor Who novel for children, The Secret in Vault 13, publishing in November 2018, and featuring the new Thirteenth Doctor and companions.

In addition to his acclaimed children’s fiction, he has been writing screenplays for many years – his first feature film was an adaptation of Five Children and It, starring Kenneth Branagh and Eddie Izzard. He was born in Glasgow and now lives in Dorset with his wife, the novelist Natasha Solomons, and their son, Luke, and daughter, Lara.

Find out more here david-solomons.com


David is now writing a Doctor Who novel for children.