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Abi Elphinstone

  • 5 stars across 10 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...
    4th January 2018

    Sky Song

    'A shimmering thrill-ride of a book. I loved every page.' Lauren St John, author of The White Giraffe 'Sky So... More

    (36 reviews)
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    30th May 2019

    Rumblestar

    ***Pre-order Abi's latest adventures, EVERDARK and THE CRACKLEDAWN DRAGON, coming in 2021!*** Magic, adventure, an... More

    (35 reviews)
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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

    (34 reviews)
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    1st October 2020

    Jungledrop

    ***Pre-order Abi's latest adventures, EVERDARK and THE CRACKLEDAWN DRAGON, coming in 2021!*** Magic, adventure, an... More

    (23 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

    (18 reviews)
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    23rd February 2017

    The Night Spinner

    ***Pre-order Abi's latest adventures, EVERDARK and THE CRACKLEDAWN DRAGON, out in 2021!*** 'Abi Elphinstone's bo... More

    (13 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

    (12 reviews)
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    25th February 2016

    The Shadow Keeper

    ***Pre-order Abi's latest adventures, EVERDARK and THE CRACKLEDAWN DRAGON, now!*** 'Reminded me of the very best... More

    (11 reviews)
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    30th November 2016

    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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    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

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