Robert Burleigh is an award-winning writer for children of both pre-school and primary school ages. His work is character-led with a strong moral and educational core. Whilst the subjects vary, his books are linked by the author’s desire to capture the essential philosophical elements and emotional intensity of each story. Each of his books conveys a powerful feeling of immediacy, so that the young reader has a feeling of being there.

Burleigh writes about important educational topics including science, history, and sport. He also tells stories of well known American figures from history, and rewrites iconic works of fiction for younger readers. Burleigh frequently introduces children to important, but often forgotten, figures whom they might never have heard about otherwise. In each book, hard facts are intricately woven into a compelling narrative.

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