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Author Spotlight with Graham Marks

Emmy Laybourne

Emmy Laybourne is, in her own words, ‘a writer, teacher and a recovering character actress’ who lives in upstate New York with her husband ‘and two surprisingly well-mannered children’. Here she talks to Graham Marks, on Skype, about how she became a writer, the highs and lows of starting out on a writing career, and her novel, Monument 14.

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Summer Holiday Showdown

Frank Lampard
Authors:
Frank Lampard
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Mammoth Mayhem

Frank Lampard
Authors:
Frank Lampard

Frankie and his team love playing football. There's always time for a game. And now that they have their magical football they're playing against teams they never imagined!When Frankie and his frineds go camping with their dads for Father's Day, the magic football transports them to the Stone Age. The team meet a boy whose dad has gone missing - and there's a woolly mammoth on the loose! Can Frankie and his team reunite father and son, and save their holiday from mammoth mayhem?

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The Elf Express

Frank Lampard
Authors:
Frank Lampard
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Deep Sea Dive

Frank Lampard
Authors:
Frank Lampard

Frankie and his team love playing football. There's always time for a game. And now that they have their magical football they're playing against teams they never imagined! During a visit to a holiday park, Frankie and his friends discover a theme park with a difference - each ride is a portal into an amazing fantasy world. This time, the magic football takes them all on an underwater adventure that asks Max to swim his best doggy paddle, and makes playing football a game against the tide!

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Team T. Rex

Frank Lampard
Authors:
Frank Lampard

Frankie and his team love playing football. There's always time for a game. And now that they have their magical football they're playing against teams they never imagined!While on holiday at a summer camp, Frankie, Charlie, Louise and Max the dog are transported to a prehistoric land of dinosaurs. Can they reunite a baby pterodactyl with its mum, and avoid being eaten by a hungry T-Rex? The friends will need to use all their football skills to get home in one piece!

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The Great Santa Race

Frank Lampard
Authors:
Frank Lampard
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Meteor Madness

Frank Lampard
Authors:
Frank Lampard

Frankie and his team love playing football. There's always time for a game - especially in space!When Frankie and his friends climb into a broken Galaxy Quest ride, the shuttle sends them flying beyond the stars! Can Frankie and his team win a game against aliens, and save their new friends from a meteor? Frankie needs to win like never before!

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Sticker Activity Book

Frank Lampard
Authors:
Frank Lampard
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

The Grizzly Games

Frank Lampard
Authors:
Frank Lampard
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Frankie's Kangaroo Caper

Frank Lampard
Authors:
Frank Lampard

Frankie and his team love playing football. There's always time for a game. And now that they have their magical football they're playing against teams they never imagined!This time the magic football takes them to Australia - what adventures will they find in the land Down Under?

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Frankie's New York Adventure

Frank Lampard
Authors:
Frank Lampard
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Frankie Saves Christmas

Frank Lampard
Authors:
Frank Lampard
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Frankie and the Dragon Curse

Frank Lampard
Authors:
Frank Lampard

When Frankie and his friends go to a kung fu lesson to improve their football skills, a giant Chinese puppet magically transports them to the gates of The Forbidden City. The team soon learn that an ancient warrior called Zha-Hu is planning to destroy the Great Wall of China, with help from his dragon and an army of terracotta animals. Can Frankie and his team break the dragon curse in time to stop him?

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Frankie and the World Cup Carnival

Frank Lampard
Authors:
Frank Lampard
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Frankie vs The Knight's Nasties

Frank Lampard
Authors:
Frank Lampard

Frankie and his team love playing football. There's always time for a game. And now that they have their magic football they're playing against teams they never imagined!So when Frankie, Louise, Charlie and trusty Max get sent back to medieval times they're going to have to beat the nastiest knights to get home.

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Frankie vs The Mummy's Menace

Frank Lampard
Authors:
Frank Lampard

Frankie and his team love playing football. There's always time for a game. And now that they have their magical football they're playing against teams they never imagined!But when Frankie, Charlie, Louise and their dog pal, Max, get transported to ancient Egypt they're in for a surprise. Will they be able to beat the menacing mummies?

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Frankie vs The Cowboy's Crew

Frank Lampard
Authors:
Frank Lampard

Frankie and his team love playing football. There's always time for a game. And now that they have their magical football they're playing against teams they never imagined!When they're transported back into the Wild West, Frankie's team will have to go head-to-head with some crabby cowboys. Will they be able to win the penalty shoot out at high noon?

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Frankie vs The Rowdy Romans

Frank Lampard
Authors:
Frank Lampard

Frankie and his team love playing football. There's always time for a game. And now that they have their magical football they're playing against teams they never imagined!When Frankie's football transports them to a Roman arena will his team be a roaring success or will the football battle be more than they bargained for?

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Frankie vs The Pirate Pillagers

Frank Lampard
Authors:
Frank Lampard

Alex T. Smith

Alex graduated from Coventry University with a degree in Illustration and won second place in the Macmillan Prize for Children's Illustration. Claude won the 5-9 young fiction Sainsbury's Children's Book Award, was selected for the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize, the Richard and Judy Book Club and is soon to be a TV star on Disney Junior with 52 episodes airing in 2017. Alex T. Smith is a World Book Day Illustrator.