Richard Moverley was born and brought up in Yorkshire, in the north of England. After university, he taught English before setting out to travel the world. In Cairo, he regularly visited Fishawi’s cafe, which features in ‘Revenge of the Gods’. He now lives back in Yorkshire, writing travel articles and English language learning materials as well as teaching in local schools.

He is married with two daughters.

  • Revenge of the Gods (Junior African Writers Series Level 3)

    Level 3 is for readers who have been studying for five to six years. The content and language have been carefully controlled to increase fluency in reading.

    Hassan is a poor comb seller in Cairo. He knows about the gods and pharaohs of Ancient Egypt — but he never dreams that they will come into his life. Then, one day, he hears about a plan to rob a tomb. And the gods have always protected their treasures…

  • Junior African Writers Series Bookset Levels 1 – 2 (20 titles)

    Develop literacy skills in your 8-17 year olds with exciting and engaging books for all reading levels.
    The sentence structure and vocabulary has been carefully constructed to suit your students experience and age so that as they grow, so do their literacy abilities.
    Titles in this set include (likely to change due to availability of titles):
    Taxi to Johannesburg — Matlakala Bopape and Peta Constable (Level 1)
    The Big Fight — Michael Cullup (Level 1)
    The Frightened Thief — Amu Djoleto (Level 1)
    The Midnight Caller — Anthony Umelo (Level 2)
    The Hyena Valley — The Hyena Valley (Level 2)
    The Secret of Nkwe Hill — Marcus Khama ter Haar (Level 2)
    The Smile Thief — Fatou Keita (Level 2)
    The Magic Pool — Gaele Mogwe (Level 2)
    Happy the Street Child — F.M. Mlekwa (Level 2)
    Kodua’s Ark — Yaw Ababio Boateng (Level 3)
    The Ashanti Golden Stool — Ayebia Ribeiro-Ayeh (Level 3)
    The Haunted Taxi Driver — Kofi Sekyi (Level 3)
    Valley of Skulls — Anokye Wiredu (Level 3)
    The Secret Valley — Mike Sadler (Level 4)
    Paulo’s Strange Adventure — Barbara Kimenye (Level 4)
    The Ivory Poachers — Linda Pfotenhauer (Level 5)

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