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Jon Blake

  • 4 stars across 32 books
    Jon Blake lives in Cardiff and is an experienced author, having published over 45 books for children. He is a former secondary school teacher, and currently teaches creative writing. He is a regular visitor to schools and libraries across the country, where he holds workshops with the children, encouraging them to develop their writing skills.
    19th May 2016

    Thimble Monkey Superstar

    Life is never boring now that Jams and his family have a monkey to look after. Jams and his mum love Thimble, but Dad is... More

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    9th November 2017

    Thimble Holiday Havoc

    Jams lives with his mum, dad and his best friend and biggest headache, Thimble, a hugely clever monkey who one of Dad's ... More

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    30th December 2010

    Oshie

    Oshie is an engaging, funny, enthusiastic and often rebellious boy - it just so happens he has cerebral palsy. In these... More

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    28th September 2010

    Mutiny on the School Ship Bounty

    There's a crisis at Owen Glyn Bowen School - it's gone down a hole in the ground! But it isn't a problem for the headmis... More

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    22nd March 2012

    You're a Hero, Daley B!

    A hilarious picture book about a rabbit with an identity crisis from the illustrator of The Gruffalo. Daley B is full o... More

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    15th May 2008

    The Last Free Cat

    Not far in the future, cat flu has meant that cat breeding is strictly controlled, and cats are only for the rich in t... More

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    13th October 2005

    Stinky Finger: Crazy Party at the House of Fun

    It is December, and Stinky and friends hit on the idea of inviting everyone they know to the House of Fun for Christma... More

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    19th May 2005

    Stinky Finger: Stinky Finger's House of Fun

    The world is not as we know it the aliens have come down and taken all the grown-ups away, and left Blue Soup to run ... More

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    19th January 2007

    Stinky Finger: Holiday Mania at the House of Fun

    Looking after the House of Fun can be a hard job, now the Spoonheads have sucked up all the grown-ups into their space... More

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