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Gill Arbuthnott

  • 5 stars across 17 books
    Gill Arbuthnott was born and brought up in Edinburgh, but escaped briefly to study in St Andrews and Southampton. She couldn't stay away, however, and now lives in Edinburgh with her family and Leonard the cat. When she's not writing, she works as a biology teacher. She says writing for children is possibly the best job in the world. She has written several novels for older children: The Chaos Clock, The Chaos Quest and Winterbringers (all Floris Books), as well as books with Barrington Stoke and The Keeper's Daughter, published by Chicken House. Lost at the Zoo is her first picture book. Joanne Nethercott is originally from Northern Ireland. She moved to Scotland in 2001 to study illustration at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in Dundee. She has had work commissioned by the National Theatre of Scotland. She lives in Edinburgh and works from her studio at home. She is the illustrator of Ginger Nut (Picture Kelpies, 2011).
    28th August 2014

    A Beginner's Guide to the Periodic Table

    A Beginners Guide to the Periodic Table is a mind-blowing guide to the elements that make up the periodic table. By link... More

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    6th July 2009

    The Keepers' Daughter

    Ten years ago, Alaric, leader of the Shadowmen, killed many of the Keepers - the teachers and bearers of ancient k... More

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    10th September 2015

    A Beginner's Guide to Life on Earth

    What exactly is a living thing? And what is it made of? A Beginner's Guide to Life on Earth starts with the very basics ... More

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    25th April 2013

    Chaos Quest

    Kate and David are at secondary school in Edinburgh. David is struggling to come to terms with his new stepmother, and K... More

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    21st March 2013

    The Giant Panda Party

    Sunshine, the giant panda, is grumpy. His birthday is coming and he's sure no one will remember. But his best friend Swe... More

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    25th April 2013

    Chaos Clock

    "What do you mean, we are the keys?" Kate asked incredulously. "From time to time, certain people are born whose fate it... More

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    20th March 2014

    Winterbringers

    Ice-covered sand and frozen seas -- not exactly what you'd expect on your summer holiday, even in St Andrews. But this i... More

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    10th March 2016

    A Beginner's Guide to Electricity and Magnetism

    Almost the entire world depends on a reliable electricity source - but how often do we stop and think about what actuall... More

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    26th April 2012

    Lost at the Zoo

    Rory the pet mouse goes on a trip to Edinburgh Zoo in Sam's pocket. He leans out to get a better look and falls into the... More

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    18th July 2013

    What Makes You You?

    What Makes You You? is a mind-blowing introduction to the building blocks of life, DNA, what it is, how it works, and wh... More

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