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Besides writing my books, I work in five main areas:

 Teaching piano and music theory and running
       The Worldwide Song Project

 Helping with English language and English literature,
       from early reading to GCSE and A level            

 Home tutoring and helping with home education


  Tony D Triggs


    BA (Hons) English Language and Literature

    Grad Cert Ed (Special Commendations)
    MA  Linguistics and English Language Teaching
    CTA-trained counsellor
    Associate in Music of Trinity College, London
    former senior lecturer and examiner
    Director of the Worldwide Song Project
    home educating grandad

    private tutor in English and music

    advisor and series editor, Galaxy Books,

       New Zealand & Asia

    prolific international author. Please see right  

       for children's titles or below for a bibliography.


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Publications by Tony D Triggs
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  • Janus, 1976

  • The Book of Margery Kempe: The Autobiography of the Wild Woman of God
1995 (UK and USA editions),
15 August 2018: launch of new worldwide edition

  • The Gibleteers, 1986
  • Once Upon an Island, 1987
  • Fisherman Fred, 1994
  • To David and Rosie, 1987

Non fiction
  • Ancient Britons, 1981
  • Founders of Religion, 1981
  • The Saxons, 1982
  • People in British History, 1985
  • Ancient Egyptians, 1985
  • The Black Death & the Peasants' Revolt, 1985
  • Boom and Slump in Inter-War America, 1987
  • A History of Medicine, 1988
  • Saxon Britain, 1990
  • Viking Britain, 1990
  • Norman Britain, 1990
  • Tudor Britain, 1990
  • Victorian Britain, 1990
  • Viking Warriors, 1990
  • Transport from 1750, 1990
  • Germany between the Wars, 1991
  • Explorations and Encounters, 1992
  • The Aztecs, 2006
  • Victorian Britain, 1992
  • Victorians, 2006
  • Tudor Times, 1995
  • Tudors, 2006
  • Fishbourne - A Day in a Roman Palace, 1997

English as a Foreign Language textbooks
  • First Certificate Testbuilder, 1996
  • Certificate in Advanced English Practice Tests, 1992

Exam preparation

  • Practice Tests for National Curriculum Key Stage Two Assessment, 1994

Parenting and Home Education

  • 'Beware of the Badman - a Lesson from Childhood,'  2006
  • 'Why I believe in Home Education,'   2013  

Recorded Edition
  • Highlights from The Book of Margery Kempe, 1996
help with childhood anxiety

My books range from the sublime to the ridiculous! Above - an actress re-creates a scene from The Book of Margery Kempe; Below - an artist captures an incident in The Gibleteers

help with childhood anxiety