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M. G. Leonard

  • 5 stars across 19 books
M. G. Leonard is an award-winning, bestselling writer of children's books. Her Beetle Boy series has sold in 37 countries and she is currently writing the screenplay for a TV series based on the trilogy. Before becoming a writer, M. G. Leonard worked as a digital media producer for the National Theatre and Shakespeare's Globe. She is also a trained actor, dabbling in directing and producing as well as performing. She lives in Brighton with her husband and two sons.

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30th January 2020

The Highland Falcon Thief

Winner of the Book of the Year, Children's Fiction at The British Book AwardsWinner of the Books are My Bag Readers Awar... MoreThe Highland Falcon Thief

(105 reviews) Review
3rd June 2021

Twitch

>> WINNER OF THE SAINSBURYS CHILDREN'S BOOK AWARDS 2021>> WINNER OF THE CRIMEFEST AWARD FOR BEST CRIME NOVEL FOR CHILDRE... MoreTwitch

(76 reviews) Review
3rd September 2020

Kidnap on the California Comet

Board the California Comet and help Harrison Beck to solve another heart-stopping mystery in the second Adventures on Tr... MoreKidnap on the California Comet

(55 reviews) Review
4th February 2021

Murder on the Safari Star

Join Hal and Uncle Nat as they plunge straight into an exciting mystery – this time while on Safari!All-aboard for the t... MoreMurder on the Safari Star

(49 reviews) Review
16th September 2021

Danger at Dead Man's Pass

Embark on a thrilling fourth adventure in the bestselling, prize-winning Adventures on Trains series - Danger at Dead Ma... MoreDanger at Dead Man's Pass

(29 reviews) Review
17th February 2022

Sabotage on the Solar Express

Ride into danger with Hal and Uncle Nat on the fifth breathtaking Adventures on Trains Mystery, Sabotage on the Solar Ex... MoreSabotage on the Solar Express

(29 reviews) Review
1st September 2022

Spark

M.G. Leonard, internationally bestselling author of Twitch, Beetleboy and Adventures on Trains, is back with the second ... MoreSpark

(28 reviews) Review
2nd January 2020

The Tale of a Toothbrush: A Story of Plastic in Our Oceans

A brilliantly topical and delightfully funny picture book from internationally bestselling author M.G. Leonard, that sho... MoreThe Tale of a Toothbrush: A Story of Plastic in Our Oceans

(22 reviews) Review
6th April 2023

Clutch

There's a thief in Aves Wood! M.G. Leonard, internationally bestselling author of Twitch, Beetleboy and Adventures on T... MoreClutch

(22 reviews) Review
13th October 2022

The Arctic Railway Assassin

The bestselling, prize-winning Adventures on Trains series embarks on a thrilling sixth adventure as Harrison Beck and U... MoreThe Arctic Railway Assassin

(18 reviews) Review
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