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Lyn Gardner

  • 4 stars across 18 books
    Lyn Gardner was born in London. A theatre critic on The Guardian, she goes to the theatre five or six nights a week, which should leave no time for writing books at all. Prior to joining The Guardian she was a tea lady, a waitress, sold (or failed to sell) advertising space for a magazine called Sludge, wrote for The Independent and helped found the London listings magazine, City Limits, the largest publishing co-op in Europe. She and her two daughters have one venerable goldfish (there were two, but one came to a tragic end) and a horse-who is the most demanding, temperamental and expensive member of the family.
    1st March 2016

    Rose Campion and the Curse of the Doomstone

    Business has never been better for Campion's Palace of Variety and Wonders - and the music hall is about to open its doo... More

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    7th April 2016

    Rose Campion and the Stolen Secret

    Rose was left by her mother at the door of Campion's Palace of Variety and Wonders as a baby. It is her home, and she lo... More

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    7th June 2012

    Olivia's Enchanted Summer

    School's out for summer! Olivia and her friends are going to be spending August in Edinburgh, home to the world-famous F... More

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    28th August 2014

    Terror Kid

    What is a terrorist? A shocking, moving and timely novel about the choices that shape us. Rico knows trouble. He knows ... More

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    7th May 2015

    Out of the Woods

    The fun fair is in town! With its clouds of pink candyfloss and whirling big wheel, what child could resist such temptat... More

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    1st July 2008

    Tintin in America

    Representing the original colour editions of 'The Adventures of Tintin', these translations demonstrate the noticeable c... More

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    7th February 2013

    Olivia and the Great Escape

    Jack Marvell's latest stunt is to stay up on a high-wire for thirty days and nights. Olivia is worried for her father, b... More

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    1st August 2015

    Bigfoot Boy Bk 1: Into the Woods

    Bored while visiting his grandmother for the weekend, Rufus, an ordinary ten-year-old boy, ventures into the nearby wood... More

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    2nd October 2014

    Fright in the Night

    The third book in the hilarious GHASTLY MCNASTYS series. Gruesome and Grisly McNasty are sure they know where Captain ... More

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    1st May 2014

    Raiders of the Lost Shark

    The second book in the hilarious THE GHASTLY MCNASTYS series. Grisly and Gruesome McNasty are so scary, even fish cove... More

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