A school teacher by trade, Somerset based author Andrew Powell-Thomas writes children's fiction, influenced by his two young sons, as well as being the author of a number of local history books.
His debut book, a rhyming children's book entitled 'James and the Dragon', was published in January 2017. April 2017 saw the publication of his second book, and his first foray into the field of non-fiction, with 'The West Country's Last Line of Defence - Taunton Stop Line'. His third book 'Somerset's Military Heritage' came out in April 2018 and in October 2018 his second children's book 'James and the Ogre' was released. His next book '50 Gems of Somerset' will be available in February 2019.