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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.

Wayland

A Guide to Space

Kevin Pettman
Authors:
Kevin Pettman

Think you know everything there is to know about space? Think again! This fact-packed bumper book is filled with everything you ever wanted to know about space ... and more! Using vivid colours, graphic visuals and bold designs, this guide brings space to life on the page with a modern and engaging approach to information.

Wayland

A Guide to Britain and Ireland

Kevin Pettman
Authors:
Kevin Pettman

The British Isles is a small and wet group of countries but it's filled with ancient history, looming landmarks, stunning scenery and famous faces, and this infographic guide is the perfect way for kids to navigate themselves around its winding roads. Whether children are visiting, live there or curious from afar, they can tour England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales, look back at its long history in quick facts, avoid the queues to get up close to the sites, meet famous Brits - past and present - and much more, all within this one packed book. Using vivid colours, graphic visuals, maps and bold designs, this guide brings facts, history and locations around the British Isles to life with a modern and engaging approach to information.

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...

Wayland

An Infographic Guide to Football

Kevin Pettman
Authors:
Kevin Pettman

Football is the most popular sport in the world, and this infographic guide is the perfect way to take children's love of the sport beyond the pitch. Whether they want to know who the referee is who has given the most red cards, the name of the most successful international goal scorer, or more about the father of modern football, then it's all here! Opening with the history of the game and the major European leagues, including Serie A, Bundesliga and the FA Cup, then moving on to the larger competitions, from the Africa Cup of Nations, Copa América and Champions League, to the ultimate decider - the World Cup, this book has it all! Then take a closer look at the stadiums, players, money, fans, technology and emerging game in Asia to round off your knowledge of all aspects of the sport. Using vivid colours, graphic visuals and bold designs, this guide brings football to life on the page with a modern and engaging approach to information.

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

Gryph the Feathered Fiend

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade
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

Tom and Elenna must find all four weather crystals before they fall into the hands of Emperor Jeng and Evil Witch Kensa. Can they get the third crystal before they're sacrificed to Okko the Sand Monster?There are four thrilling adventures to collect in this brand new series of BEAST QUEST by Adam Blade - don't miss out!

Orchard Books

Saurex the Silent Creeper

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade
Orchard Books

Balisk the Water Snake

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade
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

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

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

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

Sanpao the Pirate King has sent Bloodboar the Buried Doom to tear Avantia's capital city apart! Tom must destroy the Beast, find the Tree of Being and defeat Sanpao. If he fails he will never see his mother again. Has Tom finally met his match?Don't miss the rest of the series!BALISK THE WATER SNAKEKORON, JAWS OF DEATHHECTON THE BODY SNATCHERTORNO THE HURRICANE DRAGONKRONUS THE CLAWED MENACE

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

The good Beasts of Avantia are imprisoned in the kingdom of Malvel the evil wizard. Each is guarded by a terrible new Beast. Tom's quest to free the good Beasts takes him to the tunnels under Malvel's castle, where Sting the Scorpion Man is waiting...Don't miss:TORGOR THE MINOTAUR - SKOR THE WINGED STALLION - NARGA THE SEA MONSTER - KAYMON THE GORGON HOUND - TUSK THE MIGHTY MAMMOTH

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