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Maggie Pearson

Maggie Pearson

  • 4 stars across 18 books
Maggie Pearson has worked as a librarian, barmaid, au pair and freelance journalist, but mostly as a mother. Her first novel, OWL LIGHT, was a WH Smith Mind Boggling Book. Now that her three sons are grown up, Maggie writes full time. 'Owl Light' was shortlisted for the WHSmith Mind Boggling Books Award.
12th September 2002

Short And Shocking!

Short and Shocking! is full of stories with a twist in the tail - each surprising and stimulating in its own way. Over ... MoreShort And Shocking!

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22nd June 2023

Dark of the Moon

Fifteen-year-old Ariadne of Krete is the daughter of the high priestess of the moon. Isolated and lonely, she finds comp... MoreDark of the Moon

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4th October 2012

Short Christmas Stories

A wonderful seasonal addition to the popular SHORT series. Over forty stories in one book - all of them very, very shor... MoreShort Christmas Stories

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12th May 2015

Race Further with Reading: The Pop Star Pirates

When three boys all run away from home to try and live like pirates life is easy at first. Then they meet Bonnie-Ann ... MoreRace Further with Reading: The Pop Star Pirates

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27th August 2015

Goblins and Ghosties: Stories of Darkness from Around the World

A stunning selection of folk tales and legends about things that go bump in the night. A wide variety of traditional sto... MoreGoblins and Ghosties: Stories of Darkness from Around the World

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1st February 2009

The Great Green Monster

The great green beast has eaten so many people it's become wedged in a mountain. There's only one boy left in the villa... MoreThe Great Green Monster

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31st March 2003

The Eyes of Doctor Dee

It's 1581 and Barnabas and Temperance make their way to London in search of Temperance's lost love. But quickly, they ca... MoreThe Eyes of Doctor Dee

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1st June 2010

A Slip in Time

A Slip in Time is the story of an ordinary boy who gets mixed up in some extraordinary events. When Jack sets out to the... MoreA Slip in Time

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20th September 2004


Gwion drinks from the witch Cardiwen's magic cauldron of knowledge and is reborn as Taliesin: magician, poet, prophet, w... MoreTaliesin

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