2015 press coverage
November 2015: I travelled to the Eden project for the announcement of the Royal Society Young Person's Book Award with my editor Jo Bourne. My (our !) book was shortlisted in the final six, but Lord Professor Sir Robert Winston was the winner. It was a great day anyway, and we spent the morning at a workshop teaching children how to make plaster casts of impressions.
October 2015: I gave a talk and did a book signing at Faclan , the Hebridean Book Festival in Stornoway.
September 2015: Scottish Field ran a big piece on me by journalist, author and naturalist Polly Pullar.
July 2015: I was asked to help promote Kelvingrove Museum's fundraising campaign, and spent a day with the media getting publicity for it.
I was invited down to London to Radio 4 as a guest on Saturday Live. It was great fun, and I wrote about it here. You can listen to the programme on the BBC website here. My part is about 1hr 15mins in.
June 2015: CBBC's Newsround
May 2015: I did two slots with my dad for BBC Breakfast at their studio in Manchester.
In May 2015 my book was one of six shortlisted for the Royal Society Young Person's Book Award:
That got coverage in The Times (in print and online), The Courier and Sunday Mail:
In May 2015 I was ranked as one of the top 50 most influential conservationists by BBC Wildlife magazine (although they got my name slightly wrong).
That led to a LOT of media coverage:
2014 press coverage
December 2014: Strathearn Herald:"Bone boy Jake meets wildlife hero"
December 2014: The One Show, with Sir David Attenborough
November 2014: RSPB Bird Life magazine guest article: "The Bone Detective"
October 2014: Bath Children's Literature Festival talk. (I blogged about it here)
September 2014: Perthshire Advertiser "Jake to go into the Wild on CBBC"
August 2014: Launch of Korean version of "Jake's Bones".
I wrote a special Korean blog post here.
July 2014: Wildlife Watch magazine guest article: "The Bone Ranger"
May 2014: Was asked to present a copy of my book to Prince William and Kate.
April 2014: The Courier: "No bones about it: Jake is a great young naturalist"
You can read it here.
April 2014: Featured in BBC Wildlife Magazine.
March 2014: Strathearn Herald: "Young Author's talk"
March 2014: Book launch for International English edition. I blogged about it here.
February 2014: My book was published in the UK !
January 2014: Strathearn Herald: "Jake's back on TV nature show"
2013 press coverage
March 2013: Kid's Blog Club: "11 year old blogger lands book deal"
You can read that article here.
November 2013: Interview with Museum Minute.
2012 press coverage
November 2012: Mentioned by The Times in an article about child bloggers.
September 2012: I was first approached by my publisher, and we began planning ideas for the book.
August 2012: The Times. "Child bloggers: how to win friends and influence people at 9"
2011 press coverage
2010 press coverage
The masthead on my blog has always been roughly the same design since I began, but the pictures have been updated:
July 2009: My first masthead