About Bob Cattell

Bob Cattell is the creator of the popular Glory Gardens series of cricket books for 8 – 13 year olds. He has also written other children’s books of football and cricket fiction, including Bowl Like the Devil and the Butter-Finger trilogy with poet, John Agard.

Recently he has published two collections of short stories for older readers, First XI and Second XI, set in cricket-playing countries round the world.

Bob was born in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire and now lives in Suffolk. He supports Yorkshire and Aston Villa.