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Ann Turnbull

  • 5 stars across 29 books
    Author biography Ann Turnbull was born in Hertford during the Second World War. Since 1974 she has written more than 25 books for children, specializing in stories with historical backgrounds. In 1992 her novel, Pigeon Summer, was shortlisted for both the Smarties Award and the WHSmith Mind-Boggling Book Award.
    1st November 2012

    Greek Myths

    This book contains a collection of some of the best-known Greek myths, full of brave heroes, terrifying monsters, powerf... More

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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 ... More

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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... More

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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... More

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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... More

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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... More

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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... More

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    2nd January 2014

    No Friend of Mine

    Class conflict and a personal battle for understanding and acceptance are explored in this thought-provoking novel, set ... More

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    2nd January 2014

    Room for a Stranger

    A new arrival quickly becomes a rival, with potentially tragic consequences, in this evocative wartime novel. When her ... More

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