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Alex Scarrow visits City Academy Norwich

On Friday 11th November Alex Scarrow came to City Academy Norwich to talk to Year 8 about the launch of his last book ‘Re-Made ’.

Alex Scarrow is the author of the bestselling Timeriders series has been sold into over 30 foreign territories.  Timeriders was a RedHouse Awards, Catalyst Awards, Hampshire Book winner and a finalist for Galaxy Children's Book of the Year.

Alex Scarrow used to be a rock guitarist but ended up working in the computer games industry as a lead games designer, before becoming an author.  He lives in Norwich with his family. In his spare time he snowboards, sails, writes music and walks his yappy Jack Russell, Max.

Year 8 students were enthralled by his talk:

“If you could describe him in 3 words they would be inspiring, marvellous and hilarious!...he writes amazing books such as the Timeriders series which personally I would give a 1,000,000,000 out of 10 rating because it is soooo good!”

“He was creative and funny and his talk was great… he told us about the characters in his book and read the first two chapter of his book which were gripping!”

Alex’s new book Re-Made is about a dangerous virus destroying and transforming the population on Earth and is a riveting read.

If you want to find out more about his books or have any more questions for Alex you can contact him at