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Amy Sparkes

  • 5 stars across 23 books
    Amy Sparkes Biography
    Amy Sparkes has written many children's books including the Pirate Blunderbeard series, Gruff's Guide to Fairytale Land and Ellie's Magic Wellies. Her book Do Not Enter The Monster Zoo won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize Book Award. 

    Amy lives in Devon with her husband and five young children. 

    Amy Sparkes Facts
    Amy is a huge supporter of baby charities and she donates 5% of her royalties Tommy’s, ICP Support, Ickle Pickles and Bliss. 

    Our favourite Amy Sparkes Book Characters
    Pirate Blunderbeard - from the Pirate Blunderbeard series
    Little Robot - from Robo-Snot
    Megan - from The Goodnight Star
    1st June 2017

    Pirate Blunderbeard: Worst. Pirate. Ever.

    Can the worst pirate ever win the Pirate of the Year Award...? Set sail with the funniest pirate on the ... More

    (11 reviews)
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    20th December 2017

    Pirate Blunderbeard: Worst. Mission. Ever.

    Set sail with the funniest pirate on the seven seas in this hilarious adventure for readers of 7+ with brilliant pictu... More

    (8 reviews)
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    1st August 2013

    Do Not Enter The Monster Zoo

    What would you do if you received an invitation to run a zoo full of huge, scary monsters? The brave little boy in this ... More

    (3 reviews)
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    6th April 2017

    Ellie's Magic Wellies

    A fantastic rhyming picture book story from Roald Dahl Prize award-winning Amy Sparkes and the illustrator behind the hu... More

    (3 reviews)
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    6th October 2016

    Robo-Snot

    A laugh-out-loud snot-tastic new picture book from the author of ALIEN'S CRAZY CHRISTMAS. Little Robot has ... More

    (2 reviews)
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    1st February 2016

    Bug Club Yellow Animal Crackers

    This title is part of Pearson's Bug Club - the first whole-school reading programme that joins books and an online rea... More

    (1 review)
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    27th August 2015

    The Goodnight Star

    Megan is afraid of the dark, and sometimes she just can't get to sleep. But one special night, a star falls from the sky... More

    (1 review)
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    27th July 2017

    Pirate Blunderbeard: Worst. Holiday. Ever.

    Can the worst pirate ever find his way home from the Island of No Return? Set sail with the funniest pir... More

    (1 review)
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    24th September 2018

    Pirate Blunderbeard: Worst. Movie. Ever.

    Set sail with the funniest pirate on the seven seas in this hilarious adventure for readers of 7+ with ... More

    (1 review)
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    • Ellie's Magic Wellies

      Ellie's Magic Wellies

      Both the girls loved this book, possibly through passion for puddle splashing that the obviously share with the characters! I loved reading this book...

    • Robo-Snot

      Robo-Snot

      Robot snot with free slime. Sophie absolutely laughed at this. She loved paying with the slime with the story....

    • Ellie's Magic Wellies

      Ellie's Magic Wellies

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