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Charlie Fletcher talks to Graham Marks (again!)

Author Spotlight

Charlie Fletcher is the bestselling author of the Stoneheart series and the classic adventure tale Far Rockaway; he has recently had his first adult novel published and here he talks to Graham Marks about his latest project, Dragon Shield.

Orchard Books

Dark Wyng

Chris d'Lacey
Authors:
Chris d'Lacey

The second in the stunning new fantasy series from the New York Times bestselling author, Chris d'Lacey. A dark stranger walks among the men. A dark force waits in the mountains. A dark wyng will be formed. The dark dragon is coming... Ren is the first of his kind - a boy with the skills of a dragon. But as he tests his new powers, the dragons are growing wary. Meanwhile, a strange man has joined the hom, determined to help them wreak vengeance on the skalers. He knows about the dragons, but can he be trusted? As tensions rise between hom and dragon, both are unaware that there's a bigger battle coming... because the dark dragon will rise again...

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The Wearle

Chris d'Lacey
Authors:
Chris d'Lacey

The Wearle came to Erth to find out what happened to their previous group, who never returned. Gabrial, a young blue dragon, is desperate to prove his worth. But the dragons aren't alone in the mountains. Down beyond the scorch line, Ren, a young hom boy, is fascinated by the 'skalers'. But when he creeps into their territory, he sneaks out again with a wriggling baby wearling...Dragon and boy's fates combine in this stunning new fantasy series.

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The Fire Ascending

Chris d'Lacey
Authors:
Chris d'Lacey
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Fire World

Chris d'Lacey
Authors:
Chris d'Lacey

Chris d'Lacey's wonderful storytelling takes us on a journey with familiar characters - in an unfamiliar place. Evil Aunts, intriguing firebirds and a dangerous universe await in another action-packed, compelling story.

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Gruffen

Chris d'Lacey, Adam Stower
Contributors:
Chris d'Lacey, Adam Stower
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Gauge

Chris d'Lacey, Adam Stower
Contributors:
Chris d'Lacey, Adam Stower

Trouble is brewing in Scrubbley!The town council want to demolish the old clock. Lucy isn't really interested in a silly old clock but her mother is determined to save it - with the help of a timing dragon called Gauge...

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Glade

Chris d'Lacey, Adam Stower
Contributors:
Chris d'Lacey, Adam Stower

Lucy is horrified when her mum decides to sell one of her special dragons. She doesn't want Glade the mood dragon to go anywhere. But maybe someone else desperately needs Glade's help...

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Grabber

Chris d'Lacey, Adam Stower
Contributors:
Chris d'Lacey, Adam Stower
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Icefire

Chris d'Lacey
Authors:
Chris d'Lacey
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The Fire Eternal

Chris d'Lacey
Authors:
Chris d'Lacey

Five years have passed since David Rain, now a cult author, disappeared mysteriously in the Arctic. Life in Wayward Crescent has settled to relative normality. But as the weather grows wild and the ice caps melt, all eyes turn north, where bears and the souls of the Inuit dead are combining to produce a spectacular solution... A solution with its focus on David's child, Alexa - if the agents of evil don't reach her first.

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Dark Fire

Chris d'Lacey
Authors:
Chris d'Lacey

With the Earth on the brink of recolonisation by dragons, David Rain is sent on an important mission: to seek out and destroy a trace of dark fire, the deadliest force in the universe. But with success could come a terrible price, the sacrifice of a beloved clay dragon. How much does the life of one small dragon count, when the alternative is the birth of a darkling...?

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Shrinking Ralph Perfect

Chris d'Lacey
Authors:
Chris d'Lacey
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Fly, Cherokee Fly

Chris d'Lacey
Authors:
Chris d'Lacey

When Darryl discovers a homing pigeon with a broken wing, things look bleak - after all who wants a pigeon with a broken wing? But Darryl has never had a pet - and he is determined to keep her. Soon his patience is rewarded and Cherokee starts to fly again. But then a more menacing struggle begins - with someone whose secret knowledge of the pigeon's past threatens to separate Darryl from his beloved Cherokee forever.....

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Rain and Fire: A Guide to the Last Dragon Chronicles

Chris d'Lacey, Jay D'lacey
Authors:
Chris d'Lacey, Jay D'lacey
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Fire Star

Chris d'Lacey
Authors:
Chris d'Lacey

A research trip to the Arctic and a new book - life can't get much better for David Rain. As soon as David finds himself in the icy climes, he starts to write his story of bears, dragons and the mysterious fire star. Soon he realises that his tale is beginning to mirror real life, and that an old adversary is on her way to meet him. Can David thwart her terrible master plan? Or will his world be destroyed for ever?

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The Fire Within

Chris d'Lacey
Authors:
Chris d'Lacey

'David ran a hand through his mop of brown hair. Dragons. It was certainly different from his last set of lodgings, where all you got were spiders and the occasional mouse. "It's perfect," he said.'When David arrives at Wayward Crescent he has no idea what lurks inside the Pennykettle house. Only when he's given his own special dragon does he begin to unlock their mysterious secrets, and to discover the fire within...

Enid Blyton

Enid Blyton's books have sold over 500 million copies and have been translated into other languages more often than any other children's author.She wrote over 600 books and hundreds of short stories, including favourites such as The Famous Five,The Secret Seven, The Magic Faraway Tree, Malory Towers and Noddy. Born in London in 1897, Enid lived much of her life in Buckinghamshire and adored dogs, gardening and the countryside. She died in 1968 but remains one of the world's best-loved storytellers.

Franklin Watts

Franklin Watts is well-known for its high-quality and attractive books. We aim to give children of all abilities a life-long love of learning and reading.

Gary Chalk

Gary was born under a bush and brought up by a family of weasels. He was hopeless in school except for art, English and history, in which he weaselly came top of the class. After working as a teacher for a while, he became an illustrator, and drew the pictures for many of the Redwall books. He lives with his wife in a farmhouse in the French countryside, working in a huge attic, surrounded by scraps of paper and hundreds of toy soldiers.

Georgia Amson-Bradshaw

Georgia Amson-Bradshaw is a children's writer and editor who lives in Brighton, East Sussex. She has worked on a number of high-profile and award-winning science books for kids, including the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize winner Eye Benders, and the London Science Museum activity book This Book Thinks You're a Scientist. She remembers the eye-opening and inspiring effect her favourite books had on her as a child, and so takes her responsibility to pass that interest and excitement on very seriously!