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Ann Turnbull

Ann Turnbull

  • 5 stars across 30 books
Ann Turnbull has always loved reading and knew from the age of ten that she wanted to be a writer. Her numerous books for young readers include Pigeon Summer, Room for a Stranger, Alice in Love and War, as well as her Quaker trilogy - No Shame, No Fear (shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Book Award and Whitbread Award) Forged in the Fire and Seeking Eden. For younger children, she has also written Greek Myths, illustrated by Sarah Young. Ann lives in Madeley, near Telford, Shropshire. Visit her website at
1st November 2012

Usborne Greek Myths

A pocket-sized collection of some of the best-known Greek myths, specially written for young children to enjoy. With viv... MoreUsborne Greek Myths

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28th March 2002

The Sand Horse

One windy summer day, an artist makes a horse sculpture out of the sand on the beach at St Ives. It takes him the whole ... MoreThe Sand Horse

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27th April 2007

Mary Ann and Miss Mozart

Mary Ann's greatest wish is to become an opera singer and she's thrilled when she gets the chance to see child prodigy M... MoreMary Ann and Miss Mozart

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30th September 2002

Gunner's Boy

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25th April 2013

Plague: A Cross on the Door

"In sixteen hundred and sixty-five there was hardly anyone left alive." Spring 1665, London Sam was just a young boy w... MorePlague: A Cross on the Door

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11th September 2014

The Gunpowder Plot: A Time for Treason

November 1605, London Dark alleys linger with the shadows of unknown figures and the air is thick with whispers and plo... MoreThe Gunpowder Plot: A Time for Treason

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19th November 2004

Josie Under Fire

The Historical House is a unique trilogy of novels by three highly regarded authors. Each novel charts the life and time... MoreJosie Under Fire

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11th October 2013

Deep Water

Jon should never have skipped school with his friend Ryan - never have taken that boat. Now Ryan is in danger - and only... MoreDeep Water

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12th September 2013

The Great Fire: A City in Flames

A thrilling historical adventure based on documents from the National Archives. Orphan Sam has survived the Great Plague... MoreThe Great Fire: A City in Flames

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