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Jillian Powell

  • 5 stars across 364 books
    Jillian Powell has an MA in English from Cambridge University and an M.Phil in Art History from the Courtauld Institute, London. She is an experienced writer of children's fiction and non-fiction, and has written on many social issues.


    Publication Date


    11th February 2016

    The BFG

    'A true genius . . . Roald Dahl is my hero' - David Walliams On a dark, silvery moonlit night, Sophie is snatc... More

    (150 reviews)
    28th July 2016

    Kensuke's Kingdom

    I disappeared on the night before my twelfth birthday. Washed up on an island in the Pacific, Michael st... More

    (91 reviews)
    1st June 2017

    Letters from the Lighthouse

    From the queen of historical fiction, Letters From the Lighthouse by Emma Carroll is a stunningly evocative wartime dram... More

    (52 reviews)
    5th January 2017

    The Goldfish Boy

    A story about finding friendship when you're lonely - and hope when all you feel is fear. Twelve-... More

    (49 reviews)
    7th May 2015


    WINNER OF THE NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD Stanley Yelnats' family has a history of bad luck, so w... More

    (43 reviews)
    8th September 2016

    The Wolf Wilder

    Go on an adventure with Katherine Rundell... From the winner of the Costa Children's Book Prize 'A writer with an utte... More

    (36 reviews)
    5th November 2020

    The Iron Man

    Stunning illustrations by Chris Mould make this one of the most exciting editions of The Iron Man to be published. The ... More

    (35 reviews)
    11th February 2016

    The Witches

    'A true genius . . . Roald Dahl is my hero' - David Walliams One child a week is fifty-two a year. Squis... More

    (30 reviews)
    8th May 2014

    Journey to the River Sea

    An Amazon adventure set in the wilderness of Brazil, Journey to the River Sea is filled with mystery and memorab... More

    (24 reviews)
    7th March 2002

    Artemis Fowl

    Join the world of Artemis Fowl , the number one bestseller by Eoin Colfer. AT JUST TWELVE YEARS OLD, ARTEMIS F... More

    (23 reviews)
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      Letters from the Lighthouse

      A Wonderful Historical fiction novel set in London during WW2.The main character is smart, brilliant and inspiring. Th...

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      Street Child

      This story is set in the past.  There is family who are renting out a room to live in but when they get kicked out Jim gets sent to the workhouse. His...

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    Jillian Powell

    Egmont Modern Classics

    Artemis Fowl

    Collins Modern Classics

    Start Reading: My Sports

    Collins Big Cat Phonics

    My New


    ReadZone Picture Books

    Pocket Readers Fiction

    Star Independent

    Oxford Reading Tree inFact

    Opposing Viewpoints (Paperback)

    Health Issues

    We Love Festivals

    Full Flight Gripping Stories

    Build a Story


    Usborne True Stories

    Be an ECO Hero

    My Country


    Leapfrog Rhyme Time

    Your Call

    Espresso: Ideas Box

    Food and How to Cook it

    Craft Box

    Full Flight Adventure

    Journey into Civilization S.

    Raintree Freestyle Express: Destination Detectives

    Green Science Genius

    Early Childhood Themes

    Exploring Environments

    Issues That Concern You

    Current Controversies (Paperback)

    Picture A Country

    Craft Topics


    TJ and the Time Stumblers

    Discover Through Craft

    What Happens When We Rec

    Collins Big Cat Progress

    Issues Today

    Head to Toe Health

    Collins Big Cat Phonics Progress

    Countries in Our World

    A World of Food



    Body in Action

    Breakthroughs in Science

    Horrible Histories Special

    Start Reading: Tales from Around the World

    Gruesome Truth About

    Food and How To Cook It!

    I am Reading

    Full Flight Fear and Fun

    Earth Cycles


    Collins Big Cat

    Cyfres Bwrlwm

    Full Flight Portuguese

    Full Flight with Attitude

    Full Flight English / Polish Dual Language Books

    Full Flight Heroes and Heroines

    Full Flight Variety

    Read & Respond

    Writing Guides

    Pelican Guided Reading & Writing

    Rapid Upper Levels

    Rigby Star

    Literacy World

    Hodder Cambridge Primary English

    Full Flight Action

    Emotional Health Issues


    Literacy World Satellites

    Project X CODE Extra

    Looking at Countries


    Bug Club


    Dark Flight

    ReadZone Readers

    First Flight

    Full Flight Thrills and Spills

    Pocket Readers Nonfiction

    Project X Origins

    Full Flight Girl Power

    Full Flight Impact

    Problem Page

    Start Reading: Rosie's R

    Start Reading: Rosie's Rides

    Start Reading: Tales Fro

    Start Reading: Get Up an

    Collins Big Cat Talking Books

    Read & Respond Interactive

    International Rigby Star: Audio Big Books

    Reading Champion

    Rapid Phonics


    Why Is This Festival Spe

    Why Manners Matter

    What Happens When We Recycle

    Reading Corner

    Why is This Day Special?

    Special Days of the Year

    British Issues


    Start Reading: Tilly & Todd

    Forensic Science

    100 Literacy Homework Activities S.

    Body Needs

    Literacy Land

    How Do They Grow?



    The Gruesome Truth About

    World of History

    Rising Stars Reading Planet

    Like Me, Like You

    Read with Oxford

    Project X Code

    SATs Challenge

    Collins Peapod Readers

    Rapid Phonics Online_ESPO

    Rapid Phonics Online