Explore Underfell

At the beginning of each chapter is an Ordnance Survey grid reference. Adventurous souls can find their way around this story using Ordnance Survey maps of the United Kingdom.

Ordnance Survey guide to reading grid references

Ordnance Survey maps OL5, OL6, OL7, OL8 and 89 cover the areas mentioned in the book.

Interactive map of Underfell on Discover Kelpies

Cumbria Wildlife Trust’s Species Explorer

For Young Writers

These are some of the resources I use in my school visits which you can use at home to plan stories of your own.

Character worksheet

Map of Underfell

Magical map template – the south of England and Wales*

Magical map template – Scotland*

Magical map template – Greater London*

Story prompts

For Teachers

Downloadable poster

Adventures Through the Portal – learning resource pack full of TSBTS-themed activities!

Discussion questions

*Disclaimer: Not geographically accurate. Do not use for navigation unless you have entered the fairy realm. Even then I wouldn’t trust it…