Gareth P. Jones

  • 5 stars across 54 books
Gareth P. Jones (Author)  Gareth lives in South East London and divides his time between writing books, producing TV and spending time with his wife and son, Herbie. His books include The Considine Curse which won the Blue Peter Book of the year prize.     Garry Parsons (Illustrator)  Garry studied fine art at Brighton College and went on to study illustration. His work has captured the imaginations of children all over the UK, among the best-loved being The Dinosaur that Pooped Christmas, written by Tom Fletcher and Dougie Poynter.
5th August 2021

Solve Your Own Mystery: The Monster Maker

One puzzling mystery. Several slippery suspects. Endless possibilities! Welcome to Haventry, a town where the ordinary... MoreSolve Your Own Mystery: The Monster Maker

(17 reviews) Review
20th October 2016

The Thornthwaite Betrayal

The companion novel to the hugely popular THE THORNTHWAITE INHERITANCEAfter a lifetime of plotting each other's demise, ... MoreThe Thornthwaite Betrayal

(12 reviews) Review
9th February 2017

Attack of the Alien Dung!

The Pet Defenders Code: 1. The safety of Planet Earth depends on you. 2. Humans MUST NOT know the truth. GOOD LUCK – you... MoreAttack of the Alien Dung!

(12 reviews) Review
3rd February 2022

Solve Your Own Mystery: The Time Thief

One puzzling mystery. Several slippery suspects. Endless possibilities! Welcome to Haventry, a town where the ordinary... MoreSolve Your Own Mystery: The Time Thief

(10 reviews) Review
10th August 2017

Escape from Planet Bogey

The Pet Defenders Code: 1. The safety of Planet Earth depends on you. 2. Humans MUST NOT know the truth. GOOD LUCK – you... MoreEscape from Planet Bogey

(8 reviews) Review
2nd February 2015

The Leaky Battery Sets Sail

Wanted: Dead or Alive! (Or smashed into little bits and delivered in boxes.) The robotic Steampunk Pirates are roaming ... MoreThe Leaky Battery Sets Sail

(6 reviews) Review
6th July 2009

The Thornthwaite Inheritance

Ovid and Lorelli Thornthwaite have been trying to kill each other for so long that neither twin can remember which act o... MoreThe Thornthwaite Inheritance

(5 reviews) Review
6th February 2020

Dragon Detective: Catnapped!

“The Dragon Detective Agency. Dirk Dilly speaking.” When detective Dirk Dilly gets a call from Holly, a young girl whos... MoreDragon Detective: Catnapped!

(4 reviews) Review
11th June 2020

Dragon Detective: School's Out!

“The Dragon Detective Agency. Dirk Dilly speaking.” Holly is desperate to be sleuthing with her partner-in-solving-crim... MoreDragon Detective: School's Out!

(3 reviews) Review
2nd August 2011

The Considine Curse

Winner of the Blue Peter Book Award 2012 Fourteen-year-old Mariel returns to England for her grandmother's funeral. It... MoreThe Considine Curse

(2 reviews) Review
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