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Derek Keilty

  • 4 stars across 19 books
    Derek Keilty began writing after making a new resolution in the year 2000 and  hasn't looked back. He has a thriving schools program, storytelling and  taking creative writing workshops around local schools. He lives in  Northern Ireland with his wife, Elaine and has twin daughters,  Sarah-Jane and Rebekah.

    Jonny  Duddle has a background in computer games and character development. He  has worked as a concept artist for Aardman Animation and drew the new  covers for the Harry Potter series. He is best known for his  award-winning picture books, including The Pirates Next Door, which won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize.
    4th June 2020

    Flyntlock Bones: The Sceptre of the Pharaohs

    Meet Captain John Hamish Watkins and his pirate crew: Briggs the quartermaster, Fishbreath the cook, Master Hudson the s... More

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    3rd March 2022

    Flyntlock Bones: The Ghost of Scarletbeard

    In the third title of this pirate investigator trilogy, the Countess of Bohemia's jewels have been stolen by a ghost. No... More

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    3rd February 2011

    Will Gallows and the Snake-Bellied Troll

    Will Gallows, a young elfling sky cowboy, rides out on a perilous quest to bring the evil snake-bellied troll bandit, No... More

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    4th March 2021

    Flyntlock Bones: The Eye of Mogdrod

    A priceless golden chalice has been stolen from Fergus McSwaggers, fearsome chief of the squelchy Bog Islands ... and he... More

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    31st January 2008

    The Bears Bite Back

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    7th March 2013

    Will Gallows and the Rock Demon's Blood

    Sky cowboy Will Gallows is finding life hard on the ranch. Should he follow his heart and join the elf side of his famil... More

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