From Rebel to Reader

We are always interested to hear from keen fans of the Jamie Johnson novels but when we hear that the books and football have ‘completely changed’ a reader, we have to find out more… It seems that is the case 14-year-old Alex, a huge fan of the JJ series, who recently got in touch with […]

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JJ is on Social Media!

Jamie Johnson – your favourite book character himself – is on Instagram and Twitter! If you have ever read a Jamie Johnson story and wanted to actually speak to JJ, ask him a question or just see what he likes to do other in his free time (other than playing football, of course!) than you […]

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Dan and The Football Academy at St Gregory

Have Dan visit your school

Dan has visited schools around the country and around the world.  During his career he has interviewed many famous people in the world of football including David Beckham,  Wayne Rooney,  Steven Gerrard and  Rio Ferdinand.  His books have inspired children,  who are sometimes reluctant readers,  to pick up a book and finally enjoy reading.   […]

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Being Jamie Johnson

Since the Jamie Johnson books were first released, there have been many fans who have felt as if they were in Jamie Johnson’s shoes – living similar lives and playing football just like him.  Sixteen year-old Rhys Davies is just the same – except that he really was Jamie – for a couple of days, […]

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Jason is June’s JJ Fan Of The Month!

Each month we profile some of the biggest Jamie Johnson fans from around the globe. Congratulations to Jason Bradley-Irvine who came to our attention after Dan received a really nice email from him. He is this month’s pick! Name:- Jason Bradley-Irvine How old are you?:- 11 Where are you from:- Belfast When did you start […]

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Jamie, Jack and Boggy ready for action!

JJ back on TV!

The time has come for a new TV series of Jamie Johnson! The second series of CBBC and ShortFormFilm’s adaption of Dan’s books is live once more. Each Wednesday from now until the end of June, a new episode of the Jamie Johnson story will be released at 5 o’clock, with a repeat later in the day. Ten 30 minute episodes follow Jamie’s dream to become a professional footballer. The […]

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The Real JJs Write!

Sometimes I’m lucky enough to be asked to visit professional football clubs and speak to their academy players about books, reading, writing, JJ and football. The clubs feel it’s important that, while the players are with them, they get a good all-round education. I always enjoy these sessions because, in working with the academy players, […]

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