J A Bowler is the author of two novels for children. Her debut novel was Ice Cooper and the Depton Shadelings, a supernatural YA eco thriller and one of LoveReading's Indie Books We Love. The Improbable Adventures of Dexter Duckworth is an adventure story for 8 - 11 years. Due out in 2021 is the next in the Ice Cooper series: Ice Cooper and the Beast of Bale.
J A Bowler was born in Zimbabwe but now lives in Warwickshire, UK which is the setting for many of her books. She was a primary school teacher for the best part of three decades and has now left teaching to spend time on writing and her other interests such as playing in bands on saxophones or bass guitar.
J A Bowler enjoys writing children's stories that have magical adventure and a touch of danger. Like her character, Ice Cooper, J A Bowler likes all kinds of animals, even the small, 'annoying' ones, and they always play an important role in her books.
The author is also an artist and paints landscapes and portraits, as well as designing cover artwork and illustrations.