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Gareth P. Jones

  • 5 stars across 48 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!

    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 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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    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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    6th February 2020

    Dragon Detective: Catnapped!

    "The Dragon Detective Agency. Dirk Dilly speaking." When detective Dirk Dilly gets a call from Holly, a y... 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... 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

    (1 review)
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