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Charlie Fletcher talks to Graham Marks (again!)

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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.

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The New Age

Chris d'Lacey
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Chris d'Lacey
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Dark Wyng

Chris d'Lacey
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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
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Chris d'Lacey
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The Fire Ascending

Chris d'Lacey
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Chris d'Lacey
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Fire World

Chris d'Lacey
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Chris d'Lacey
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Shrinking Ralph Perfect

Chris d'Lacey
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Chris d'Lacey

There's something a bit weird about Ralph's new neighbour, Jack Bilt, and it isn't long before Ralph finds out the strange secret. Jack Bilt has managed to get his hands on a powerful miniaturisation device and has been using it on people! He's been moving around the country to hide the fact that he has created a mini work-force to work on a miniaturised house. Once the house is complete, he plans to use it as a fairground attraction, rather like an old-fashioned freak show. Time is running out, and soon Ralph finds himself miniaturised too...

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Fly, Cherokee Fly

Chris d'Lacey
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Chris d'Lacey
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Rain and Fire: A Guide to the Last Dragon Chronicles

Chris d'Lacey, Jay D'lacey
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Chris d'Lacey, Jay D'lacey
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Grabber

Chris d'Lacey, Adam Stower
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Chris d'Lacey, Adam Stower
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Glade

Chris d'Lacey, Adam Stower
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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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Gauge

Chris d'Lacey, Adam Stower
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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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Gruffen

Chris d'Lacey, Adam Stower
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Chris d'Lacey, Adam Stower
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The Fire Eternal

Chris d'Lacey
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Chris d'Lacey
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Fire Star

Chris d'Lacey
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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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Icefire

Chris d'Lacey
Authors:
Chris d'Lacey

Life isn't exactly normal lodging at the Pennykettles - not when you're surrounded by hundreds of clay pottery dragons. Fate seems to be dictating an unusual course for David when his university tutor sets him a writing project on the existence - or not - of dragons. The tantalizing prize - a fully-funded research trip to the Arctic - seems just within his grasp. David starts to research the subject and soon discovers a connection between dragons and the Arctic just as it begins to snow. Is it only a coincidence? Or could deeper forces be at work? As David starts to uncover more about the dragons, he finds himself drawn down a path from which there is no going back to a time when dragons really did exist, and their secrets were guarded by the polar bears of the Arctic. If David is going to have any chance of winning the research trip, he has to open his mind to the legend of dragons and the mysterious secret of Icefire.

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The Fire Within

Chris d'Lacey
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Chris d'Lacey

Chris Colfer

Chris Colfer is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and a Golden Globe-winning actor. He was honored as a member of the TIME 100, Time magazine's annual list of the one hundred most influential people in the world, and his books include Struck By Lightning: The Carson Phillips Journal, the books of the Land of Stories series: The Wishing Spell, The Enchantress Returns, A Grimm Warning and Beyond the Kingdoms, and the companion books The Mother Goose Diaries, Queen Red Riding Hood's Guide to Royalty, The Land of Stories: A Treasury of Classic Fairy Tales and The Curvy Tree.

Chris Higgins

Before writing her first novel, Chris taught English and Drama for many years in secondary schools. She also worked at the Minack, the open-air theatre on the cliffs near Land's End, but now writes full-time.Chris has won a number of awards including Young Minds, the Lancashire Book Award, the Lincolnshire Young People's Book Award, the KYBA, and she has been shortlisted twice for Queen of Teen.She lives in the far west of Cornwall with her husband.

Clementine Beauvais

Clémentine Beauvais was born in Paris in 1989, but decided to cross the Channel at 17 years old to see how things are done on the other side. And she very much liked what she saw, so, since then, she's been living in Cambridge. As well as studying and writing children's books, Clem is the co-host of the Kid You Not podcast on children's literature.She still makes funny mistakes in English sometimes, but she's very proud that she doesn't have a comedy French accent.Visit her website at: www.clementinebeauvais.com

Colin Hynson

Colin Hynson is an experienced children's and educational writer and broadcaster. He also acts as an educational consultant for museums and heritage sites.