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Author Spotlight with Graham Marks

Jane Simmons

Jane Simmons is a uniquely talented award-winning illustrator and author, and the creator of some of our best-loved children’s books. Here she talks to Graham Marks about boats, motorbikes and making a mess, as well as her words, her art and her latest picture book, Lily Gets Lost.

Orchard Books

Magror, Ogre of the Swamps

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade
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

Koron, Jaws of Death

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade
Orchard Books

Torno the Hurricane Dragon

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

A new Beast soars in the skies over Avantia! Torno the Hurricane Dragon has been summoned by Sanpao the Pirate King to stop Tom in his Quest to rescue Freya and Silver. Can Tom survive Torno's deadly hurricanes?Don't miss the rest of the series!BALISK THE WATER SNAKEKORON, JAWS OF DEATHHECTON THE BODY SNATCHER KRONUS THE CLAWED MENACEBLOODBOAR THE BURIED DOOM

Orion Children's Books

Magic Mansion

Sara Grant, Erica-Jane Waters
Contributors:
Sara Grant, Erica-Jane Waters
Orion Children's Books

Magic Trix: Secrets and Spies

Sara Grant, Erica-Jane Waters
Contributors:
Sara Grant, Erica-Jane Waters
Orion Children's Books

Museum Mayhem

Sara Grant, Erica-Jane Waters
Contributors:
Sara Grant, Erica-Jane Waters

The exhibits aren't meant to move at museums, are they? Not unless you've got a witch with witching cough around! Trix has to ask her teacher Lulu for help after she sneezes her way to magical mayhem in the middle of a family trip.

Orion Children's Books

Half Lives

Sara Grant
Authors:
Sara Grant
Orion Children's Books

The Witching Hour

Sara Grant, Erica-Jane Waters
Contributors:
Sara Grant, Erica-Jane Waters

Trix wasn't expecting to develop magical powers when she turned ten, but it was definitely her best, if most surprising, birthday present! Now she's taking witching lessons and has an invisible kitten of her very own - but how can she keep it all a secret from her best friend, Holly?

Orion Children's Books

Flying High

Sara Grant, Erica-Jane Waters
Contributors:
Sara Grant, Erica-Jane Waters

Trix can't wait to learn how to fly - maybe this will turn her into a real witch! But it isn't as easy as it looks. As she and her magic kitten, Jinx, grapple with broomsticks and try to help their friend while outwitting mean girl, Stella, Trix finds her whole world turned upside down - literally!

Orchard Books

Ravira Ruler of the Underworld

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

Hecton the Body Snatcher

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Tom and his companions are faced with a new menace! Hecton the Body Snatcher is prowling the land, feeding on his victims' flesh. To rescue Freya and Silver from the land of Tavania, Tom must defeat this evil creature...Don't miss the rest of the series!BALISK THE WATER SNAKEKORON, JAWS OF DEATHTORNO THE HURRICANE DRAGONKRONUS THE CLAWED MENACEBLOODBOAR THE BURIED DOOM

Orchard Books

Kaymon the Gorgon Hound

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

In a ruined castle in the Dark Realm prowls Kaymon the Gorgon Hound. Kaymon is one of six fearsome Beasts unleashed by the wicked wizard, Malvel, to capture the good Beasts of Avantia. Join Tom on his quest to save the good Beasts and avoid being captured himself...Don't miss:TORGOR THE MINOTAUR - SKOR THE WINGED STALLION - NARGA THE SEA MONSTER - TUSK THE MIGHTY MAMMOTH - STING THE SCORPION MAN

Orchard Books

Tusk the Mighty Mammoth

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Tusk the Mighty Mammoth rules the rotting forests of Gorgonia. She terrorises the rebels at war with evil wizard Malvel and holds a good Beast captive. All the good Beasts are imprisoned and Tom must save them. Will he defeat Tusk before Malvel's guards track him down?Don't miss:TORGOR THE MINOTAUR - SKOR THE WINGED STALLION - NARGA THE SEA MONSTER - KAYMON THE GORGON HOUND - STING THE SCORPION MAN

Orchard Books

Sting the Scorpion Man

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade
Orion Children's Books

Dark Parties

Sara Grant
Authors:
Sara Grant

Neva keeps a list of The Missing - the people like her grandmother who were part of her life but who have now vanished. The people that everyone else pretends never existed.In a nation isolated beneath the dome of the Protectosphere - which is supposed to protect, but also imprisons - Neva and her friends dream of freedom. But life is becoming complicated for Neva. She's falling in love with her best friend's boyfriend - and she's learning more than she ever wanted to know about what might be happening to The Missing...A gripping thriller with a dash of romance.Read by Nina Sosanya(P)2004 Orion Publishing Group.Ltd

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