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Alan Garner

  • 5 stars across 18 books

    Alan Garner was born in Cheshire on 17th October 1934, and his childhood was spent in Alderley Edge, where his family has lived for more than four hundred years. He was awarded the OBE in 2001, for his services to literature.

    1st September 2009

    Elidor

    Part folklore, part adventure and part fantasy, Alan Garner's "Elidor" is a modern children's classic. When Roland opens... More

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    17th October 2017

    The Weirdstone of Brisingamen

    The Weirdstone of Brisingamen is one of the greatest fantasy novels of all time. When Colin and Susan are purs... More

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    27th October 2011

    Collected Folk Tales

    The definitive collection of traditional British folk tales, selected and retold by the renowned Alan Garner. ... More

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    10th November 2011

    Magic Beans: A Handful of Fairytales from the Storybag

    Magic beans. Sow them. Plant them. Watch children grow. 'If you are a dreamer, come in. If you are a dreamer, a wisher,... More

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    2nd September 2002

    The Moon of Gomrath

    Enthralling sequel to The Weirdstone of Brisingamen. It is the Eve of Gomrath - the night of the year wh... More

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    4th February 2002

    A Bag Of Moonshine

    Stunning new CollinsVoyager edition of Alan Garner's collection of folklore. Boggarts and gowks, fools a... More

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    15th May 2006

    The Stone Book Quartet

    A classic work of rural magic realism from one of Britain's greatest children's novelists. Through four ... More

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    28th October 2010

    Essential Modern Classics Fantasy Collection: The Phantom Tollbooth / Elidor / the Sword in the Stone

    Three best-loved contemporary classics for boys: `Elidor', `The Sword in the Stone' and `The Phantom Tollbooth' in a g... More

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    9th January 2014

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Chucklers: Level 20: The Lobster's Birthday and Other Stories

    In The Lobster's Birthday and Other Stories, discover what happens when you wake up thirsty in the middle of the night. ... More

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    7th October 2002

    Red Shift

    A disturbing exploration of the inevitability of life. Under Orion's stars, bluesilver visions torment T... More

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      The Weirdstone of Brisingamen

      This interesting, fantasy book is about Colin and Susan who go and visit Alderley Edge. Here they are thrust into a world of magic and monsters. They...