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Anthony McGowan

  • 4 stars across 83 books
    Anthony McGowan's first novel for teenagers Hellbent, was published in 2005. It was described by The Times as 'brilliantly nauseating'. Henry Tumour won the Booktrust Teenage Prize the following year and the Catalyst Award in 2007 and in 2010 he was shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize. He lives in North West London.
    8th June 2017

    Rook

    A poignant, beautifully written novella about growing up and family. A companion piece to the hugely successful Brock an... More

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    6th October 2017

    I Killed Father Christmas

    Jo-Jo is convinced that Christmas is cancelled - and it's all his fault. To make amends, he decides he must become Fathe... More

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    5th July 2012

    The Donut Diaries: Escape from Camp Fatso: Book Three

    Dermot Milligan loves donuts. His nickname at school is Donut. But he knows he needs to lose some weight, so now he's ma... More

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    1st May 2008

    The Bare Bum Gang and the Football Face-Off

    Join Ludo, Noah, Jamie and Phillip - the Bare Bum Gang - as they defend their gang headquarters with Smarties tube fart... More

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    5th July 2012

    Willard Price: Leopard Adventure

    Adventure, animals and action in the first authorized Willard Price book by award-winning author Anthony McGowan, for ... More

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    7th August 2008

    The Bare Bum Gang Battles the Dogsnatchers

    More brilliant jokes and plenty of laughs as the gang come together to battle some evil dogsnatchers! Ludo, Noah, Jamie... More

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    4th August 2011

    The Donut Diaries: Book One

    A British Diary of a Wimpy Kid, featuring Dermot, an overweight eleven-year-old. Hilariously funny and insightful. Derm... More

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    6th April 2006

    Hellbent

    Sent to Hell for typical teenage misdemeanours, Conor is surprised to find that it's not all pitchforks and leaping flam... More

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    5th April 2007

    Henry Tumour

    WINNER OF THE 2006 BOOKTRUST TEENAGE PRIZE It wasn't my choice: Henry was in charge. As if school bullies and his mum... More

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