Norfolk Home Learning

        From small beginnings to great success

Publications by Tony D Triggs

Poetry

Janus 1976

One Flesh, One Fur 2015


Translation

The Book of Marger​y Kempe, the Wild Woman of God,

1995 (UK and USA), 2018 (Worldwide)

Recorded Highlights from The Book of Margery Kempe, 1996


Film script

Margery Kempe

(see https://www.marysdowryproductions.org/)


Fiction

The Gibleteers, 1986

Once Upon an Island, 1987

Fisherman Fred, 1994

To David and Rosie, 1987


Early reading anthologies

Inside Story (books 1, 2 and 3), 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

Tudor and Stuart Times, 1992

Explorations and Encounters, 1992

The Aztecs, 2006

Victorian Britain, 1992, republished as Victorians, 2006

Tudor Times, 1995, republished as 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 KS 2 Assessment, 1994


Parenting and Home Education

'Beware of the Badman - a Lesson from Childhood,' 2006

'Why I believe in Home Education,' 2013

Please get in touch!

My postbag is currently swelling as seasonal stresses build up.

I always reply but prioritise families in East Anglia.

Tony D Triggs

An actress playing Margery Kempe having one of her ecstasies

My publications range from the off-beat academic to the quirkily childlike. At the first extreme, I've translated the autobiographical Book which the saintly but hysterical Margery Kempe dictated in broad Norfolk six centuries ago.


 Above and below, actresses re-create Margery in agony and ecstasy, as featured in the film for which I've been honoured to write the script.

Performing a scene from Kempe's book translated by Tony Triggs

At the quirky, childlike extreme of my range are children's books like Fisherman Fred, with his ever-changing shop sign ... 

A picture from 'Fisherman Fred' by Tony D Triggs

and The Gibleteers - the story of a girl whose bedroom ceiling starts dripping blood in the dead of night and who probes the secrets of the cannibalistic goblins who inhabit her loft.

Tony D Triggs's children's novella 'The Gibleteers'
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