Tom Palmer Tom Palmer is a children’s author. His books feature sport and history, through thrillers, spy, ghost and detective style stories. He is published by Puffin, HarperCollins, Egmont and Barrington Stoke. In 2018 his new books include Armistice Runner (Barrington Stoke) and the first of a new series of books featuring a rebooted 21st Century Roy of the Rovers. Read all about Tom's books here I am thrilled to be a Beanstalk ambassador in Yorkshire because the work they do changes lives for the better. After something of a struggle, my mum got me into reading through one-to-one sharing of newspapers, magazines and books. I want to help Beanstalk provide one-to-one support to other potential readers, so that they can have the support and opportunities I had.