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John Malam

  • 4 stars across 171 books
    John Malam is a children's author specialising in non-fiction. He has written more than 200 books including many history titles. John is a National Literacy Trust Reading Champion, recognised for his work in encouraging reading amongst young people, particularly boys. He has a background in history and archaeology and lives in Cheshire, England.
    7th February 2013

    The Witches

    "A true genius . . . Roald Dahl is my hero" David Walliams Witches really are a detestable breed. They disguise themsel... More

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    1st March 2013

    Very Sleepy Pig

    Every morning the farm animals get up early, but Pig is so lazy he always stays in bed! Will he ever get up in time to e... More

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    1st January 2014

    You Wouldn't Want To Be A Roman Gladiator!

    Do you think being a Roman gladiator seems glamorous? Think again! At gladiator school, you'll be taught to fight, kill,... More

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    7th September 2006

    Dinosaur Atlas: An Amazing Journey Through a Lost World

    Journey into a lost world and come face to face with an amazing array of reptile rulers in this stunning interactive b... More

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    1st April 2012

    The Terracotta Army and Other Lost Treasures

    History meets archaeology in this fantastic new series. You can uncover the secrets behind the world's lost towns, tombs... More

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    15th May 2003

    Scientists Who Made History: Guglielmo Marconi

    This book follows Marconi's life from his upbringing in Italy to his work in London on inventing and perfecting the radi... More

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    11th February 2016

    Queen Elizabeth II: Her Story

    Queen Elizabeth II, Her Story recounts the story of Queen Elizabeth's life, from when she was a young princess, to... More

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    28th May 2014

    Biography: Leonardo Da Vinci

    Read the inspiring story of Leonardo Da Vinci's life, from his traditional Italian upbringing to his adult life as one o... More

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    1st July 2010

    Mythologies: Fairies

    Down on the grassy meadow, a ring of shimmering lights dance and sing under the darkness of the night sky...From Finvarr... More

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    1st April 2012

    Pompeii and Other Lost Cities

    History meets archaeology in this fantastic new series. You can uncover the secrets behind the world's lost towns, tombs... More

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    • The Witches

      The Witches

      by Leia

      A lot of my friends in my class are reading this book too. It's about a boy who finds out there are witches in England. The witches are not very nice...

    • The Witches

      The Witches

      The witches pretend to be nice ladies but they are not. They do horrible things to children but a boy and his granny have a plan to stop them. There a...

    • The Witches

      The Witches

      I find this story too scary for me. I like all the other Roald Dahl books but not this one. The witches are awful and I keep think they are going to g...