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Gareth P. Jones

  • 5 stars across 44 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.
    9th February 2017

    Attack of the Alien Dung!

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    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... More

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    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 roamin... More

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    20th October 2016

    The Thornthwaite Betrayal

    The companion novel to the hugely popular THE THORNTHWAITE INHERITANCE After a lifetime of plotting each other's demise... More

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    5th July 2010

    Space Crime Conspiracy

    In prison, accused of murdering President Vorlunar, things are not looking good for Stanley. But when he is released, ma... More

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    6th August 2015

    The Dinosaurs are Having a Party!

    The dinosaurs are having a party It starts precisely at three I'm a boy not a dinosaur So I'm pleased they invited me. B... More

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    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... More

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    13th August 2015

    Clash of the Rival Robots

    Wanted: Dead or Alive! (Or smashed into little bits and delivered in boxes.) The Steampunk Pirates are lured back to... More

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    7th January 2016

    Rise of the Slippery Sea Monster

    Wanted: Dead or Alive! (Or smashed into little bits and delivered in boxes.) The Steampunk Pirates get a taste of th... More

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    4th May 2017

    Beards from Outer Space

    The Pet Defenders Code: 1. The Earth's safety is your primary goal. Defend it. 2. Protect humans from the truth. Good lu... More

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    7th May 2007

    The Case of the Wayward Professor

    When Dirk Dilly gets a call from a distraught wife, he does not expect much in the way of exciting crimes to solve, but ... More

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    1st August 2012

    Big City Bust-up

    Legend tells of the Clan of the Scorpion, four mighty meerkats who are armed to the teeth with ninja-know-how. They are ... More

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    1st April 2013

    Outback Attack

    Legend tells of the Clan of the Scorpion, four mighty meerkats who are armed to the teeth with ninja-know-how. They are ... More

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    1st March 2012

    Hollywood Showdown

    Legend tells of the Clan of the Scorpion, four mighty meerkats who are armed to the teeth with ninja-know-how. They are ... More

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    1st July 2011

    The Clan of the Scorpion

    Legend tells of the Clan of the Scorpion, four mighty meerkats who are armed to the teeth with ninja-know-how. They are ... More

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    2nd January 2012

    Escape from Ice Mountain

    Legend tells of the Clan of the Scorpion, four mighty meerkats who are armed to the teeth with ninja-know-how. They are ... More

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    6th August 2015

    Are you the Pirate Captain?

    First mate Hugh has got the whole crew and the pirate ship ready, but they can't set sail until they find a captain! Com... More

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    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... More

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    1st July 2011

    The Eye of the Monkey

    Legend tells of the Clan of the Scorpion, four mighty meerkats who are armed to the teeth with ninja-know-how. They are ... More

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    23rd May 2014

    Ninja Meerkats

    The Clan of the Scorpion, The Eye of the Monkey, The Escape from Ice Mountain, Hollywood Showdown, The Tomb of Doom... More

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    23rd May 2014

    Ninja Meerkats

    The Clan of the Scorpion, The Eye of the Monkey, The Escape from Ice Mountain, Hollywood Showdown, The Tomb of Doom, Th... More

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    1st July 2013

    The Forbidden Palace

    Legend tells of the Clan of the Scorpion, four mighty meerkats who are armed to the teeth with ninja-know-how. They ar... More

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    6th January 2014

    The Hammer of Thor

    Legend tells of the Clan of the Scorpion, four mighty meerkats who are armed to the teeth with ninja-knowhow. They are s... More

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    23rd May 2014

    Ninja Meerkats

    Ninja Meerkats: The Big City Bust-Up, The Ultimate Dragon Warrior, OutBack Attack, The Forbidden Place, The Hammer of Th... More

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    1st January 2013

    The Ultimate Dragon Warrior

    Legend tells of the Clan of the Scorpion, four mighty meerkats who are armed to the teeth with ninja-know-how. They are ... More

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    1st May 2012

    The Tomb of Doom

    Legend tells of the Clan of the Scorpion, four mighty meerkats who are armed to the teeth with ninja-know-how. They are ... More

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    4th May 2015

    Attack of the Giant Sea Spiders

    Wanted: Dead or Alive! (Or smashed into little bits and delivered in boxes.) The Steampunk Pirates jump at the chance to... More

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    1st January 2015

    No True Echo

    Told with Gareth's signature wit, humour and thoughtfulness, this story examines the way stories shape our past, presen... More

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    7th January 2016

    Death or Ice Cream?

    Larkin Mills: The Birthplace of Death! Larkin Mills is no ordinary town. It's a place of contradictions and enigma, of... More

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    12th April 2011

    Perry's 5

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    1st July 2013

    Constable & Toop

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    4th February 2008

    Case of the Vanished Sea Dragon

    When Detective Dirk Dilly gets a surprise visit from a Sea Dragon in need of his sleuthing skills, at first he dismisses... More

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    2nd June 2008

    The Case of the Stolen Film

    When Holly and her friend Archie are in LA (flown out there by the billionaire Brant Buchanan) they bump into a characte... More

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    2nd January 2007

    The Case of the Missing Cats

    When Dirk Dilly gets a call from Holly asking him to help her find her missing cat, he thinks that the case will be very... More

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    3rd May 2018

    Cheese from Dimension Pong

    The Pet Defenders Code: 1. The safety of Planet Earth depends on you. 2. Humans MUST NOT know the truth. GOOD LUCK - you... More

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    9th August 2018

    Invasion of the Giant Nits

    The Pet Defenders Code: 1. The safety of Planet Earth depends on you. 2. Humans MUST NOT know the truth. GOOD LUCK - you... More

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    20th September 2018

    The Daily Joker: A Belly-Wobbling Joke for Every Day of the Year

    Welcome to THE DAILY JOKER: with a belly-wobbling joke for every day of the year, and joking tips and challenges aplenty... More

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