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Abi Elphinstone

  • 5 stars across 12 books
    Abi Elphinstone grew up in Scotland where she spent most of her childhood building dens, hiding in tree houses and running wild across highland glens. After being coaxed out of her tree house, she studied English at Bristol University and then worked as a teacher in Africa, Berkshire and London. She is the author of THE DREAMSNATCHER, THE SHADOW KEEPER and THE NIGHT SPINNER, a series of fast-paced adventure books for 8-12 year olds which follow Moll, Sid, Alfie and wildcat Gryff's quest to find the Amulets of Truth and destroy the Shadowmasks' dark magic. When she's not writing, Abi volunteers for Beanstalk charity, speaks in schools and travels the world looking for her next story. Her latest adventure involved living with the Kazakh Eagle Hunters in Mongolia...

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    30th May 2019

    Rumblestar

    Magic, adventure, and a whole new world is waiting to be discovered! The perfect series for adventurers aged 9+ and fa... More

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    7th January 2021

    Everdark

    The stunning prequel to Abi Elphinstone's mesmerising The Unmapped Chronicles series. Magic, adventure, and a whol... More

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    4th January 2018

    Sky Song

    A magical wintry story filled with adventure, wonder and edge-of-your-seat excitement, this is the perfect read for fa... More

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    1st October 2020

    Jungledrop

    Magic, adventure, and a whole new world is waiting to be discovered! The perfect series for adventurers aged 9+ and fa... More

    (37 reviews)
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    31st October 2019

    The Snow Dragon: The perfect book for cold winter's nights, and cosy Christmas mornings.

    You can be late for many things in life, but you should never keep an adventure waiting... In Griselda Bone's gl... More

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    10th June 2021

    The Crackledawn Dragon

    Magic, adventure, and a whole new world is waiting to be discovered! The perfect series for adventurers aged 9+ and fa... More

    (17 reviews)
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    26th February 2015

    The Dreamsnatcher

    ***Pre-order Abi's latest adventures, EVERDARK and THE CRACKLEDAWN DRAGON, now!*** Twelve-year-old Moll Pecksn... More

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    23rd February 2017

    The Night Spinner

    Deep within Tanglefern Forest, Moll Pecksniff and her wildcat, Gryff , are waiting for a sign from the Old Magic ... More

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    25th February 2016

    The Shadow Keeper

    Moll Pecksniff and her friends are living as outlaws in a secret cave by the sea, desperate to stay hidden from the ... More

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    30th November 2016

    A Wisp of Wisdom: Animal Tales from Cameroon

    As the sun rises behind Mount Yuhan, a leopard, a hornbill, a civet and a tortoise ascend a ladder into the clouds. A fl... More

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