Co-author of Chatterbox and American Chatterbox for primary learners, and Double Take for young teenagers, Strange is also:
- author of Start Reading – a series of reading comprehension books for young learners
- course consultant for Chit Chat
- writer for Oxford’s range of graded readers
In the past, Derek was an inspector of schools for the British Council in Britain for 9 years and a materials consultant for the British Council on various overseas projects in China, Bhutan, and Mozambique.