Born in Dublin, Ireland, one of AnneMarie Callan's earliest memories is of sitting in her class in Loreto Convent, Dublin and being handed a copy of the school magazine, only to see her own story printed in the glossy magazine. She remembers smelling the print and that smell still brings back the memory.
She moved to the UK with her family as a young teen, married, had two incredible sons and now has four wonderful grandchildren. She spends each year between the UK and Spain.
Previously a fashion designer, IT consultant and lecturer, online course developer and blogger, she now spends her time creating stories for the Skellee Superheroes. Again, memories of telling Skellee Superhero stories to her grandchildren are the result of the series she is creating, of which she is aiming for 26! She also takes time out to write other children's novels and to paint, portraits being her favourite right now. Her favourite artist is Canaletto for his magnificent detailed art. She loves spending time with her family and her friends.
You can contact AnneMarie at >>> www.annemariecallan.com/contact
The Skellee Superhero books are a series of modern-day folklore children's stories and are aimed at children aged 3 to 8. Children can read them on their own from the age of 6, otherwise, parents or older siblings can do them the favour. :) The superheroes have amazing superpowers, which will delight every young child.
At the end of each book, there is a fun interactive quiz in the digital copies and a print quiz, in the printed book. Eventually, there will be 26 books in the Skellee series. Each of the Skellees being named after a letter of the alphabet. :)
Visit AnneMarie's Skellee Superheroes page at the following link. (You can copy and paste the link into your browser.)
She has recently moved into creating books for older children. 'The Secret FootBall Games With Football Quiz', being the first. This book is geared for children from the age of 6 to 96 :) It is very likely to make any reader smile at the antics within the story, as well as warm their heart with compassion. The interactive quiz was greatly received by readers, so much so that she decided to go back and gradually introduce them into the Skellee stories too.