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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.

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

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!

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The Elf Express

Frank Lampard
Authors:
Frank Lampard

Frankie and his team love playing football. There's always time for a game - even at Christmas!Frankie and his friends are spending Christmas in Austria with his pen pal Heidi. He is excited to learn how to ski, even if it's not quite the same as playing football. Late on Christmas Eve they discover a lost elf who needs help. Frankie's team will need to use all their skills to get the elf back to his world, and return in time for Christmas!

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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
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

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!

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Sticker Activity Book

Frank Lampard
Authors:
Frank Lampard

The first activity book from Frank Lampard's Frankie's Magic Football will keep young fans entertained for hours!Includes: mazes, spot-the-difference, games to play with friends and hundreds of stickers to place in your favourite scenes from the series.You might even get a sneak peek at where Frankie, Louise, Charlie and Max are heading on an adventure soon . . .

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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

Frankie and his friends and their dog, Max, are magic-ed to Brazil where they must track down three key items to help England win the World Cup: the referee's whistle, a football and the trophy. Their adventures take them through a jungle, a Rio carnival and onto the beach for a game that could change the history of the tournament.

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Frankie vs The Knight's Nasties

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

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
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

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

Frankie and his team love playing football. There's always time for a game.But when they win an old football at a carnival, they're going to be transported to a magical world of football they never knew existed!Can Frankie and his team beat the Pirate Pillagers and make their way home?

Cath Senker

Cath Senker is a children's non-fiction writer who specialises in writing about modern history, global issues and world religions. Her latest history titles include Living Through the Vietnam War (Raintree, 2011), Our World Divided: Israel and the Middle East (Wayland, 2011) and A Cultural History of Women in America: Women Claim the Vote (Bailey Publishing, 2011). She has a particular interest in the topics of migration, refugees and racism and recently wrote Mapping Global Issues: Immigrants and Refugees (Arcturus, 2011). In her work, Cath aims to highlight individuals' experiences and to present different viewpoints in a non-judgemental way as a basis for discussion.Cath also works as a project manager and editor on non-fiction titles for both children and adults. Before embarking on a freelance career, she worked as a commissioning editor for a children's educational publishing company for eight years. She is also an experienced ESOL teacher. Cath volunteers with City Reads, a project that aims to widen the enjoyment of books and reading among people of all ages, especially people from disadvantaged communities. She is a also a keen amateur cyclist, cook and gardener.