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Giles Andreae speaks to Graham Marks

Author Spotlight

Giles Andreae is not only the bestselling author of such award-winning picture books as Giraffes Can’t Dance, Rumble in the Jungle and The Lion Who Wanted to Love, he’s also the man behind the entertaining world of Purple Ronnie, as well as The Interesting Thoughts of Edward Monkton. Here he talks to Graham Marks about all the many and varied bits of his very creative life, including toilet brush poetry.

Orchard Books

Magror, Ogre of the Swamps

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

The latest book in the bestselling adventure series for boys and girls!Long before Tom has the title, his father Taladon is squire to the Master of the Beasts in Avantia. And when Evil Wizard Malvel opens a portal to Gorgonia, it is up to young Taladon to stop the kingdom from falling into wicked hands...

Orchard Books

Ravira, Ruler of the Underworld

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

A new Beast has risen from the Underworld! Ravira reeks of death and commands a pack of fearsome hounds. Tom must defeat Ravira before Taladon succumbs to the hounds' deadly bite, and is enslaved forever...Beast Quest Early Readers, adapted from the original bestselling Beast Quest Specials, are perfect for children learning to read and for families to enjoy reading together. The text is vetted by a literacy expert and there are bright new full-colour illustrations throughout.

Orchard Books

Krytor the Blood Bat

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Tom and Elenna have tackled many Beast Quests before, but now there is a challenger for his title of Master of the Beasts! Join them as they fight a new set of Beasts and battle to save the kingdom...There are FOUR thrilling adventures to collect in this series - don't miss out!

Orchard Books

Gryph the Feathered Fiend

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Emperor Jeng and the Evil Witch Kensa have gone in search of the Broken Star - four crystals that can control the weather! But when the Good Beast guarding the first crystal mistakes them for thieves, Elenna and Tom have to fight for their lives! Can they stand up to Gryph the Arctic Falcon?There are four thrilling adventures to collect in this brand new series of Beast Quest by Adam Blade - don't miss out!

Orchard Books

Thoron the Living Storm

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Tom and Elenna have tracked Emperor Jeng and the Evil Witch Kensa as they search for the second weather-controlling crystal. But Thoron the Walking Storm is unlike any Beast they've faced before...There are four thrilling adventures to collect in this brand new series of BEAST QUEST by Adam Blade - don't miss out!

Orchard Books

Okko the Sand Monster

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade
Orchard Books

Saurex the Silent Creeper

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade
Orchard Books

Balisk the Water Snake

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Freya and Silver are trapped in Tavania! To rescue them Tom must find the magical Tree of Being. But Sanpao the Pirate King has summoned six evil Beasts to stop him. Can Tom survive the deadly attacks of Balisk the Water Snake?Don't miss the rest of the series!KORON, JAWS OF DEATHHECTON THE BODY SNATCHERTORNO THE HURRICANE DRAGONKRONUS THE CLAWED MENACEBLOODBOAR THE BURIED DOOM

Orchard Books

Koron, Jaws of Death

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Tom faces his toughest Beast Quest yet - he must find the Tree of Being to rescue Freya and Silver from Tavania. But Sanpao the Pirate King controls six deadly Beasts, which seek to thwart Tom. Can our hero outwit cunning Koron?Don't miss the rest of the series!BALISK THE WATER SNAKEHECTON THE BODY SNATCHERTORNO THE HURRICANE DRAGON KRONUS THE CLAWED MENACEBLOODBOAR THE BURIED DOOM

Orchard Books

Hecton the Body Snatcher

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade
Orchard Books

Torno the Hurricane Dragon

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade
Orchard Books

Kronus the Clawed Menace

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

The stench of death drifts over Avantia - Sanpao the Pirate King has summoned a giant vulture-Beast to destroy Tom before he finds the Tree of Being. If Tom fails, Freya and Silver will be trapped in Tavania for ever...Don't miss the rest of the series!BALISK THE WATER SNAKEKORON JAWS OF DEATHHECTON THE BODY SNATCHERTORNO THE HURRICANE DRAGONBLOODBOAR THE BURIED DOOM

Wayland

WWII?

Emma Marriott
Authors:
Emma Marriott
Wayland

Violence Against Women

Emma Marriott
Authors:
Emma Marriott
Orchard Books

Ravira Ruler of the Underworld

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

A new Beast has risen from the Underworld! Ravira reeks of death and commands a pack of fearsome Avantian Hounds. Tom must defeat Ravira before Taladon succumbs to the hounds' deadly bite, and is enslaved forever...Don't miss Beast Quest series 8: The Pirate King BALISK THE WATER SNAKE KORON, JAWS OF DEATH HECTON THE BODY SNATCHER TORNO THE HURRICANE DRAGON KRONUS THE CLAWED MENACE BLOODBOAR THE BURIED DOOM

Orchard Books

Bloodboar the Buried Doom

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade
Orchard Books

Kaymon the Gorgon Hound

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade
Orchard Books

Tusk the Mighty Mammoth

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade
Orchard Books

Sting the Scorpion Man

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Adam Blade

Adam Blade is the name for a small collective of authors who have been writing the bestselling series Beast Quest and Sea Quest for ten years! Beast Quest has now sold over 10 million copies. The newest series from the Adam Blade team is called Team Hero. You can find out more about all these amazing adventures at the series websites: beastquest.co.uk and teamherobooks.co.uk