Norfolk Home Learning

        From small beginnings to great success

Tony D Triggs, author and teacher

When I'm not busy writing I work in five main areas:

Helping with English Language and Literature, from early reading to GCSE and A level            

Home tutoring and helping with home education

Me in a nutshell:

  • BA (Hons) English Language & Literature
  • PGCE with Special Commendations
  • MA Linguistics & ELT
  • CTA-trained counsellor
  • Associate in Music, Trinity College
  • former senior lecturer & examiner
  • Director of the Worldwide Song Project
  • home educating grandad
  • private tutor in English and music
  • advisor & series editor, Galaxy Books, NZ
  • international author. See the photo of my children's books

            or scroll for a full bibliography.   

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Publications by Tony D Triggs


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

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.