Alex Woolf

I’m Alex Woolf and I write fiction and non-fiction for children aged 9 and upwards. This is where you can find out a bit about me and my books. My main passions are history and science, and I’ve written lots of non-fiction titles on those subjects. It’s probably no coincidence that most of my fiction is set in the past or an imagined future. What have I got against the present? Nothing at all. I live there – most of the time!


I have been known, occasionally, to venture out of my writer’s garret to visit schools, giving talks and workshops on creative writing. If you want to get in touch with me about that or anything else, you can do so via the contact page on this website.

Iron Sky Series

A breathtaking steampunk adventure about an alternative Victorian age of airships, automata, floating cities and giant mechanical birds.

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The Shakespeare Plot

I am currently writing an exciting new series set in the time of Shakespeare. Here is the publisher’s press release:

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Soul Shadows

A horror novel about murderous shadows that come to life. Shortlisted for the 2014 Red Book Award


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