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Amy Sparkes

  • 5 stars across 27 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

    (12 reviews)
    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)
    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 b... More

    (5 reviews)
    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 ... More

    (3 reviews)
    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

    (2 reviews)
    6th October 2016


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

    (2 reviews)
    6th January 2021

    The House at the Edge of Magic

    "Sometimes you are a whisper away from magic without even realizing it." Nine is an orphan pickpocket determine... More

    (2 reviews)
    1st February 2013

    Pirate Gold

    Yo ho ho and a bottle full of fun! Avast there, me hearties! Join the Piganeers, the most bumbling band of swashbuckling... More

    (2 reviews)
    6th April 2017

    I'm Going to Eat This Ant

    There are so many scrumptious ways to eat this ant. Seared like steak or squished in a sausage ...sundried, salted or sl... More

    (1 review)
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