From here you can choose any of my books.

      Hello. I've been writing books for children since 1990 using my name Alan Brown. Now I'm using my full name of Alan James Brown just to make myself easier to find by search engines.
 Alan at the zoo!

My new picture book Never Lie On A Lion is published by Bloomsbury in collaboration with ZSL London Zoo. The wider project was launched in February at the Zoo, and here I am, right at the back! The authors and illustrators from left to right are Michael Cox, Sally Grindley, Jonathan Emmett, Lisa Regan, Mark Chambers, Mara Bergman, yours truly and Michael Terry. It was a grand day out!


My latest picture book!

Lots of fun with animals!

The paperback is now in the shops!

For more info go to the Picture book page.



 Republished in E-book!



My Arthurian novel is now out as a Kindle e-book. The once and future king is reborn into a drowned world of magic and monsters. More.

You can read this book on any computer, tablet or phone by downloading the Kindle software. More.


Back in print! Tolpuddle Boy tells the story of James Brine and his friends from the small village of Tolpuddle and explains why they are still remembered today.

The Martyrs Festival is held at Tolpuddle in July each year. It's a great event for young and old.

To find out more about Tolpuddle Boy, please go to the Lives page.



Buy Michael and the Monkey King as paperbackor now Kindle e-book!  Find out more on my novels page.



Bridge House Publishing have included my story Brothers in their children's Suitcase Full of Stories. For more info, go to my Short stories page.

My story Sisters is in Bridge House's Advent Calendar of Stories. See my Short stories page.

There are complete stories for you to read in short stories, poems in poetry and a play script in drama. All downloads are in Adobe pdf format.

I hope you enjoy looking round my site!