Agent: Philippa Milnes-Smith
Steve Cole is a best-selling author for children and young adults whose sales exceed three million copies. His hugely successful Astrosaurs young fiction series has been a UK top-ten children’s bestseller and been published widely internationally. A highly versatile fantasy, comedy and adventure writer, Steve’s work includes a broad range of novels, such as Magic Ink! and Secret Agent Mummy for younger readers. His original fiction titles for Doctor Who – for which he now acts as range consultant for BBC Books – have also been top-ten bestsellers. In 2014 Steve was chosen by Ian Fleming Publications to succeed Charlie Higson as the writer for Young Bond, a series which follows the adventures of the teenage James Bond with four novels following. He has written over 150 books and has always wanted to work on an animal series for children.
Much in demand for his performances at events (both in the UK and internationally), he has appeared at Edinburgh, Hay, Bath and Sharjah Festivals, YALC and World Book Day’s Biggest Book Show on Earth. A supporter of the reading charity Beanstalk, he has toured schools in Europe, America, the UAE, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.