Charlie Fletcher Charlie Fletcher (born 1960) is a British screenwriter and author. After many years writing for film and television, he is now probably best known for his children's novel, Stoneheart. Books Dragon Shield Author: Charlie Fletcher Publisher: Hodder Children's Books Interest age: 9-12 Reading age: 7+ A thrilling adventure set in a fantastical London, where statues come to life and good battles evil. An action packed roller coaster of a story. Far Rockaway Author: Charlie Fletcher Publisher: Hodder Children's Books Interest age: 11+ Reading age: 10+ A clever and unusual observation of love, life and death explored through fantastic and dangerous adventures with larger than life characters Stone Heart Author: Charlie Fletcher Publisher: Hachette Interest age: 11+ Reading age: 10+ George finds himself alone and in mortal danger in unLondon, where all the statues in the city come to life and a terrible struggle ensues between the spits and taints – statues with opposing natures.