Spring 2024 highlights

What’s on offer this term, Spring 2024

  • January 2024 Holocaust Memorial Day
  • March 2024 World Book Day
  • Spring Term Author visits
  • May 2024 New historical fiction preview
  • NEW Rocky Race series
  • NEW Football Ultimate Heroes

Saturday 27 Jan 2024 – Holocaust Memorial Day

Mala and Ben illustration by James Innerdale

Our 2024 resources are available with partners including UCL Centre for Holocaust Education and the National Literacy Trust. This year we are offering  …

  • a webinar with the Historical Association
  • a Free 5 part story
  • an online Q&A event with Mala Tribich

7 March 2024 World Book Day

Dress up ideas for all my books here https://tompalmer.co.uk/world-book-day/

And lots more free resources here


May 2024 – new Historical Fiction

I will have a new children’s historical fiction out in May set in Cumbria in the Second World War.

  • More about researching and writing Angel of Grasmere here 
  • Signed and dedicated copies personalised to order from Sam Read Books, Grasmere here.  www.samreadbooks.co.uk/product/AngelGrasmere/12997

Meet me 2024

Thursday 30 May 2024 11-3pm Imperial War Museum North

Friday 31 May 2024 11-3pm Imperial War Museum London

More here


Audiobooks update

After the War, Resist and Soccer Diaries are already available.

D-Day Dog, Armistice Runner, Over the Line, Arctic Star and Angel of Grasmere are being recorded now and will be available from May 2024

More here 

Latest Football Fiction – NEW Rocky Race series

Rocky Race, the sister of Roy of the Rovers – has a new spin off series kicking off .

In Rocky Takes L.A. we join the combative British fourteen-year-old as she signs up for a summer soccer school in California.

Author Visits

I am available for in-person and virtual author visits with a focus on creative writing, sports, reading and writing about history.

For latest availability & fees, please email admin@tompalmer.co.uk, subject “2024 Author Visits”

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Buy Books

Signed and dedicated copies of all my books are available personalised to order from my local independent children’s bookshop “The Thoughtful Spot” here. 

With an extra special Christmas or birthday card from me on request!


Overseas :
Australia: Boomerang

Canada: Amazon Canada
New Zealand: Wheelers

USA :  Indigo books

Visit myAmazon bookshop or support your local bookshop HIVE



Schools bumper 33 book pack offer here

33 books
£194 saving £63 – over 25% discount

Please email rosie@rosemaryhillbooks.co.uk


Schools class set offer here.

15 copies 20%+ discount
30 copies 25%+ discount
100 copies 30% + discount


Please email rosie@rosemaryhillbooks.co.uk for a quote



Email me here for more information or use my contact form here to ask me a question.

Thank you.



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