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Kieran Larwood

  • 5 stars across 7 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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    4th January 2018

    The Peculiars

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

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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

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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

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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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    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

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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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