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Julia Golding

  • 4 stars across 74 books
    Julia Golding is the author of the award-winning Cat Royal and Girl on the Run series. Julia Golding read English at Cambridge before completing a doctorate in Literature of the Romantic Period at Oxford. Her other careers have been many and varied: a diplomat - which took her from the high point of town twinning in the Tatra Mountains to the low of inspecting the bottom of a Silesian coal mine; a pea-picker, an office temp, an Oxfam policy adviser and latterly as a freelance writer living in Oxford. Through her books for children she has won the Nestle Children's Book Prize, the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize and been shortlisted for the Costa Children's Book Award.
    19th October 2018

    The Curious Crime

    Is curiosity a crime? Ree discovers the unfairness of being a girl in a male-dominated scientific world, where alternati... More

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    5th May 2016

    Mystery & Mayhem

    Enthralling children's fiction for everyone who loves Robin Steven's Murder Most Unladylike Mysteries and Frances Hardin... More

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    13th September 2014

    The Gorgon's Gaze

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    1st May 2007

    Ringmaster

    Expats, espionage and the exotic setting of Nairobi - here's an adventure-thriller you won't be able to put down. Darcie... More

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    12th September 2014

    Mines of the Minotaur

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    16th April 2013

    Young Knights 1: Young Knights of the Round Table

    HUMANS ARE THE ENEMY! That's what Rick's been taught to believe by the Fey Folk who stole him. Taken to the magical re... More

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    7th July 2008

    Empty Quarter

    Expats, espionage and exotic destinations. "Empty Quarter" is gripping - you won't be able to put it down.Darcie's stuck... More

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    2nd June 2008

    Den of Thieves

    Julia Golding's award-winning adventure series is perfect for fans of Philippa Gregory, Katherine Woodfine and Robin J... More

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    2nd February 2009

    Black Heart of Jamaica

    Julia Golding's award-winning adventure series is perfect for fans of Philippa Gregory, Katherine Woodfine and Robin Jar... More

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    4th February 2008

    The Diamond of Drury Lane

    I am Cat Royal - Orphan, Adventurer, Actress . . . Meet the feistiest heroine in children's historical fiction. Reader... More

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    1st August 2011

    Empty Quarter

    What if the right man for the job is actually a girl? Meet MI6's new recruit. Darcie Lock is every boy's dream. Beautifu... More

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    7th August 2006

    Cat Among the Pigeons

    As gripping as "The Diamond of Drury Lane", this stunning second volume from Julia Golding sees Cat storm a gentleman's ... More

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    4th August 2008

    Cat O'nine Tails

    Julia Golding's award-winning adventure series is perfect for fans of Philippa Gregory, Katherine Woodfine and Robin Jar... More

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    5th March 2012

    Girl on the Run

    This is the perfect action thriller for girls who don't want to let boys have all the fun. What if the right man for the... More

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    2nd February 2009

    Cat's Cradle

    Julia Golding's award-winning adventure series is perfect for fans of Philippa Gregory, Katherine Woodfine and Robin Jar... More

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    4th May 2009

    Girl on the Run: Ringmaster

    What if the right man for the job is actually a girl? Meet MI6's new recruit. Darcie Lock is every boy's dream. Beautifu... More

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    30th July 2015

    Mel Foster and the Demon Butler

    Venture into the monstrous world of Mel Foster in this exciting adventure from award-winning author Julia Golding. Whe... More

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    7th April 2016

    Mel Foster and the Time Machine

    Mel Foster and the rag-tag heroes of the Monster Resistance are back in this exciting fantasy adventure from award-winni... More

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    29th April 2014

    Ringmaster

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    11th September 2014

    The Chimera's Curse

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    Secret of the Sirens

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    20th March 2014

    Young Knights 3: Merlin

    THE BATTLE FOR EARTH STARTS HERE . . . The Young Knights have travelled to San Francisco to track down Merlin - the onl... More

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    3rd October 2013

    Young Knights 2: Pendragon

    CAN THE YOUNG KNIGHTS SAVE THE HUMAN WORLD? King Oberon, the ruler of Avalon, is on the warpath and will stop at nothin... More

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    28th May 2012

    BC Grey B/3B Beowulf Meets His Match

    Schools across the UK are catching the Bug, and now so can kids at home! Bug Club is one of the best-loved reading pro... More

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    28th May 2012

    BC Grey A/3A Beowulf and the Beast

    Schools across the UK are catching the Bug, and now so can kids at home! Bug Club is one of the best-loved reading pro... More

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    27th April 2012

    Rapid Plus Stages 7-9 Easy Buy Starter Kit

    The Stages 7-9 Easy buy starter kit contains: 1 copy of each of the Set A Stage 7 Reading Books 1 copy of ... More

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    27th April 2012

    Rapid Plus Stage 9 Easy Buy Pack

    The Easy buy Stage 9 pack contains: * 6 copies of Set A Reading Books from Stage 9 * 6 copies of the Stage 9 Assessment ... More

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    9th January 2014

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Myths and Legends: Level 11: Merlin And The Lost King Of England

    Merlin and the Lost King of England is a humorous retelling of the legend of King Arthur and the magical test of the swo... More

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    27th April 2012

    Rapid Plus Stages 7-9 Complete Easy Buy Kit

    The Stages 7-9 Complete easy buy kit contains: 6 copies of Set A Reading Books from Stage 7 6 copies of Set ... More

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    9th May 2016

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 20: Great Expectations

    From the moment that he meets an escaped convict in a dark and lonely graveyard, Pip's life becomes a myriad of unanswer... More

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    14th July 2014

    The Glass Swallow

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    1st November 2011

    Deadlock

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    14th May 2014

    Empty Quarter

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    12th May 2014

    Deadlock

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    23rd April 2015

    Project X Alien Adventures: Dark Red + Book Band, Oxford Level 19: The Rise of the Empty People

    Project X Alien Adventures takes you on an incredible reading journey with this fantastic story featuring the popular Pr... More

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    27th April 2012

    RapidPlus Assessment Book Stage 9

    Each Reading Book in the Rapid Plus series is finely levelled and trialled with KS3 students, and includes: all-... More

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    27th April 2012

    Rapid Plus 9.2 The Choice

    Each Reading Book in the Rapid Plus series is finely levelled and trialled with KS3 students, and includes: all-... More

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    9th January 2014

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Chucklers: Level 17: The Ugh Factor

    In The Ugh Factor, hundreds of acts are desperate to perform for the judges on the Star Makers TV show, but Anji and Leo... More

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    22nd April 2014

    Dragonfly

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    27th April 2012

    Rapid Plus 9.2 Second Chance

    Each Reading Book in the Rapid Plus series is finely levelled and trialled with KS3 students, and includes: all-... More

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    9th May 2016

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 18 to 20: Mixed Pack

    TreeTops Greatest Stories offers children some of the worlds best-loved tales in a collection of timeless classics. Top ... More

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    9th May 2016

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 18 to 20: Mixed Pack

    TreeTops Greatest Stories offers children some of the worlds best-loved tales in a collection of timeless classics. Top ... More

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    25th September 2014

    Project X Origins: Brown Book Band, Oxford Level 10: Lost and Found: Mixed Pack of 5

    Project X Origins is a ground-breaking guided reading programme for the whole school. Action-packed stories, fascinating... More

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    25th September 2014

    Project X Origins: Brown Book Band, Oxford Level 10: Lost and Found: Class Pack of 30

    Project X Origins is a ground-breaking guided reading programme for the whole school. Action-packed stories, fascinating... More

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    12th May 2010

    Wolf Cry

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    23rd April 2015

    Project X Alien Adventures: Dark Red + Book Band, Oxford Levels 19-20: Dark Red + Book Band, Class Pack of 48

    Project X Alien Adventures takes you on an incredible reading journey with these 8 fantastic stories featuring the popul... More

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    23rd April 2015

    Project X Alien Adventures: Dark Red + Book Band, Oxford Levels 19-20: Dark Red + Book Band, Mixed Pack of 8

    Project X Alien Adventures takes you on an incredible reading journey with these 8 fantastic stories featuring the popul... More

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    7th January 2016

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Chucklers: Oxford Levels 16-17: Pack of 5

    Chucklers is a series of funny novels, short stories, anthologies and comics that make reading a pleasure for 7-11 year ... More

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    7th January 2016

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Chucklers: Oxford Levels 16-17: Pack of 5

    Chucklers is a series of funny novels, short stories, anthologies and comics that make reading a pleasure for 7-11 year ... More

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    3rd January 2017

    Pandora's Box: Band 15/Emerald

    A lively retelling of the classic Greek legend, which tells Pandora's tale of temptation. As she embarks life on Earth... More

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    6th April 2017

    The Diamond of Drury Lane

    Julia Golding's award-winning adventure series is perfect for fans of Philippa Gregory, Katherine Woodfine and Robin Ste... More

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    18th May 2018

    Greek Adventure: Who were the first scientists?

    Join Harriet, Darwin's pet tortoise, and Milton, Schrodinger's indecisive cat on a time-travelling quest of discovery, u... More

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    22nd June 2018

    Cave Discovery: When did we start asking questions?

    Join Harriet, Darwin's pet tortoise, and Milton, Schrodinger's indecisive cat on a time-travelling quest of discovery, u... More

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    28th May 2012

    Bug Club Grey A/3A Beowulf and the Beast 6-pack

    Schools across the UK are catching the Bug, and now so can kids at home! Bug Club is one of the best-loved reading progr... More

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    28th May 2012

    Bug Club Grey B/3B Beowulf Meets his Match 6-pack

    Schools across the UK are catching the Bug, and now so can kids at home! Bug Club is one of the best-loved reading progr... More

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    1st May 2008

    Dragonfly

    When the uptight Fourth Crown Princess of the Blue Crescent Islands is sent to marry the 'uncouth' Ramil ac Burinholt, h... More

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    15th April 2010

    The Glass Swallow

    Rain designs exquisite stained glass for the windows of her city. But the law is clear-it is forbidden for girls to be p... More

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    1st March 2008

    The Chimera's Curse: The Companions Quartet

    It's a long hot summer. Temperatures are soaring and a strange creature has been spotted on Dartmoor. Connie Lionheart a... More

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    2nd August 2007

    Mines of the Minotaur: The Companions Quartet

    Connie has immense power. The trouble is, she doesn't really know how to use it, and nobody in the Society for the Prote... More

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    3rd August 2006

    Secret of the Sirens: The Companions Quartet

    When Connie is sent to live with her aunt, she knows it's going to be one more place where she doesn't fit in. But soon... More

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    5th July 2018

    Companions: The Gorgon's Gaze

    Magical Mallins Wood is under threat from developers. Unknown to everyone but the members of the top secret Society for... More

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    5th July 2018

    Companions: Secret of the Sirens

    When Connie is sent to live with her aunt, she knows it's going to be one more place where she doesn't fit in. But soon ... More

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    1st November 2018

    Companions: Mines of the Minotaur

    Connie is a member of the Society for the Protection of Mythical Creatures and the only one who can talk to animals and ... More

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    1st November 2018

    Companions: The Chimera's Curse

    The Society for the Protection of Mythical Creatures is facing their most deadly threat. Connie is the only member of th... More

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    16th March 2018

    Cat O'Nine Tails

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    1st November 2018

    Hunt with Newton: What are the Secrets of the Universe?

    Join Harriet, Darwin's pet tortoise, and Milton, Schrodinger's indecisive cat on a time-travelling quest of discovery, u... More

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    19th October 2018

    Rocky Road to Galileo: What is Our Place in the Solar System

    Join Harriet, Darwin's pet tortoise, and Milton, Schrodinger's indecisive cat on a time-travelling quest of discovery, u... More

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    13th September 2018

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Chucklers: Oxford Levels 16-17: Pack of 36

    Chucklers is a series of funny novels, short stories, anthologies and comics that make reading a pleasure for 7-11 year ... More

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    13th September 2018

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Chucklers: Oxford Levels 16-17: Pack of 6

    Chucklers is a series of funny novels, short stories, anthologies and comics that make reading a pleasure for 7-11 year ... More

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    21st June 2019

    Victorian Voyages: Where did we come from?

    Join Harriet, Darwin's pet tortoise, and Milton, Schrodinger's indecisive cat on a time-travelling quest of discovery, u... More

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    21st June 2019

    Modern Flights: Where next?

    Join Harriet, Darwin's pet tortoise, and Milton, Schrodinger's indecisive cat on a time-travelling quest of discovery, u... More

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