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  • 2 stars across 41 books
    Jan Mark was born in Welwyn, Herts in 1943. She grew up in Ashford, Kent and attended Canterbury College of Art. She taught in a secondary school in Gravesend for six years, before becoming a full-time writer. Her book THEY DO THINGS DIFFERENTLY THERE was shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Award and the Whitbread Children's Award. She has won the Carnegie Medal twice, for THUNDER AND LIGHTNINGS and HANDLES.
    5th January 2009

    Sweet Dreams, Maisy

    Watch the sun go down with Maisy as she gets ready for bed in this gentle lullaby. Maisy and her friends admire... More

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    15th September 2005

    Robin Hood All at Sea

    He may be the best outlaw in the forest but can Robin Hood make it as a fisherman? Find out in this hilarious fast-paced... More

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    1st October 2006

    Lady Long Legs

    Nisba may be new at Farm Lane School, but she won't be pushed about. When an older girl tries to stop Nisba from walking... More

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    31st October 2003

    Eyes Wide Open

    Six memorable short stories, never before published in a collection. Find out how...Visits from the tooth fairy can make... More

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    1st February 2005

    My Frog and I

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    6th March 2015

    Hook or by Crook

    Fun and quirky tales of Medieval Merry England. Two stories combine in one gorgeous package with tons of extras such as ... More

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    1st September 2013

    We're Having a Party!

    Seven top authors, seven brilliant stories. A special collection of stories for young children from seven of their fav... More

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    3rd April 2014

    Fur

    An exquisite first story book from an acclaimed author and illustrator. When Thin Kitty grows fat, she starts m... More

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    22nd August 2006

    King John and the Abbot

    Greedy King John has set the Abbot three impossible riddles. If he can't solve them,he's ruined. Surely a simple shepher... More

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