Paul Shipton
Special Guest #10
~ Paul Shipton


Biographical Sketch

Paul Shipton grew up in Manchester. His childhood ambitions were to became an astronaut, a footballer or a rock star.

In fact, he has become an author and editor of educational books. He hwas worked in Cambridge, Oxford and Istanbul, and now lives in Chicago, where he is editing the grammar component of a major new series of books for American high school students.

The Mighty Skink appeared in Puffin paperback in April 1998 (the month of Paul's Special Guest appearance on ACHUKA). Also newly published: a number of titles in the Treetops series (part of the Oxford reading Tree) -- see the Booklist.