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Kieran Larwood

  • 5 stars across 10 books
    Kieran Larwood has been passionate about stories and storytelling ever since he first read The Hobbit aged six. He graduated from Southampton University with a degree in English Literature and now works as a Reception teacher in a primary school. He lives on the Isle of Wight with his family, and between work, fatherhood and writing, doesn't get nearly enough sleep. Podkin One-Ear is Kieran's second book, and is the first in a new series.

    David Wyatt is an illustrator living in Devon. He has illustrated many novels and is also much admired for his concept and character work. He has illustrated tales by well-known authors such as Diana Wynne Jones, Terry Pratchett, Philip Pullman, and J. R. R. Tolkien.
    1st June 2017

    The Legend of Podkin One-Ear

    Winner of the Best Story Blue Peter Book Award. The first Five Realms adventure. A thick white blanket covers the wide ... More

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    5th September 2019

    Uki and the Outcasts

    From bestselling author and winner of the Blue Peter Best Story Book Award, Uki and the Outcasts is the first in a new t... More

    (12 reviews)
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    7th September 2017

    The Gift of Dark Hollow

    The legend of Podkin One-Ear continues in this second Five Realms' adventure from the winner of the Blue Peter Best Stor... More

    (4 reviews)
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    4th January 2018

    The Peculiars

    The Peculiars are a band of misfits, trapped in a nightly Victorian sideshow. There's Wolfgirl, Sheba;... More

    (3 reviews)
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    6th September 2018

    The Beasts of Grimheart

    From the winner of the Blue Peter Best Story Book Award, the third instalment of Podkin's epic battle against the Gorm. ... More

    (2 reviews)
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    7th January 2021

    Uki and the Swamp Spirit

    From bestselling author and winner of the Blue Peter Best Story Book Award, Uki and the Swamp Spirit is the fifth title ... More

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    5th April 2012

    Freaks

    The Freaks are a band of misfits, trapped in a nightly Victorian sideshow. There's Wolf-girl, Sheba, with her amaz... More

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    3rd February 2022

    Carnival of the Lost

    A wonderfully murky, carnivalesque world of intrigue, unexpected friendships and mysteries solved. Each cast member of ... More

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    7th October 2021

    Uki and the Ghostburrow

    From bestselling author and winner of the Blue Peter Book Award, this is the sixth adventure set in the world of Podkin ... More

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    • Uki and the Outcasts

      Uki and the Outcasts

      by AS100

      This book isn't the best book in the five realms series although Kieran Larwood at the moment is my second favourite author.
      This is the fourth book...

    • The Legend of Podkin One-Ear

      The Legend of Podkin One-Ear

      by Ro033

      This was a book one of my class recommended with passion and it took me a while to decide to read it. What a book!

      I loved it, the main characters...

    • The Beasts of Grimheart

      The Beasts of Grimheart

      by AS100

      This is the 3 book in the five realms series and I loved it so much that I read it in a day.
      In this book Podkin, Paz and Pook go on another adventur...

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