Richard is a keen advocate for tiger conservation and is also keen to have the opportunity to talk to children about
tigers, conservation and the story behind how he came to write the Tigeropolis series.
If you are interested in a visit and talk at your school please contact us at :- firstname.lastname@example.org
Tigers are losing their habitat and are very much under threat. There are probably just over 4,000 tigers left in the wild today. In just over a hundred years tiger numbers have declined by about 95%.
Tigers basically need three things – space to roam, sufficient prey to feed on and protection from poaching. People need to care enough to actually change things on the ground. Thankfully there are a number of organisations trying to help, including WWF, Born Free, TigerWatch Village Guardians and our friends at TOFTigers (www.toftigers.org).
Posted on April 11th, 2016
The estimated number of wild tigers worldwide has risen for the first time in a century, conservationists say. Read the rest of this entry
Posted on November 16th, 2015
We were delighted when Richard E Grant agreed to work on the project and that he was intrigued by the notion of vegetarian tigers fighting to save Tigeropolis. But just how good would such a serious actor be at mimicking elephant calls? And did he growl ? Yes, these were the key questions we asked ourselves when casting Richard to narrate our first Tigeropolis book – Beyond the Deep Forest. But we needn’t have concerned ourselves. The Swaziland born star of Game of Thrones, Jekyll & Hyde, Downton Abbey, Dr Who, Corpse Bride, Gosford Park and Withnail & I was the perfect choice for the reading. Read the rest of this entry
Posted on November 10th, 2015
“I so much enjoyed Tigeropolis. It was so lively and imaginative. Such fun to read! I shall be giving it to my grand-children for Christmas!”
Yes these were the words of Stanley Johnson – Environmentalist, Politician Writer and father of what seems to be somewhat of a political dynasty! Read the rest of this entry
Posted on October 30th, 2015
The first book in the Tigeropolis series is now available, others in the series will be due out in March and September 2016.
It’s a fun read for children aged 8-10 and tells the quirky story of how a family of vegetarian tigers ‘pulls out all the stops’ to save their beloved forest (Tigeropolis) from the developers. Read the rest of this entry