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Mark Haddon

  • 5 stars across 14 books
Mark Haddon is a writer and artist. His bestselling novel, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, was published simultaneously by Jonathan Cape and David Fickling in 2003. It won seventeen literary prizes, including the Whitbread Award. In 2012, a stage adaptation by Simon Stephens was produced by the National Theatre and went on to win 7 Olivier Awards in 2013 and the 2015 Tony Award for Best Play. In 2005 his poetry collection, The Talking Horse and the Sad Girl and the Village Under the Sea, was published by Picador,  and his play, Polar Bears, was produced by the Donmar Warehouse in 2010. His most recent novel, The Red House, was published by Jonathan Cape in 2012. The Pier Falls, a collection of short stories, was also published by Cape in 2016. To commemorate the centenary of the Hogarth Press he wrote and illustrated a short story that appeared alongside Virginia Woolf's first story for the press in Two Stories (Hogarth, 2017).
13th February 2014

The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night-time

Christopher is 15 and lives in Swindon with his father. He has Asperger's Syndrome, a form of autism. He is obsessed wit... MoreThe Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night-time

(17 reviews) Review
1st July 2002

Ocean Star Express

Joe and his parents are enjoying a summer holiday by the sea at the Ocean Star Hotel. The sky is bright blue, the sun ... MoreOcean Star Express

(4 reviews) Review
13th March 2014


Boom! Is a roller-coaster read with spaceships, spies and mortal danger!Jim and his best friend Charlie weren't looking ... MoreBoom!

(2 reviews) Review
1st October 2008

The Sea of Tranquility

A magical celebration of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing from the bestselling author of The Curious Incident ... MoreThe Sea of Tranquility

(1 review) Review
31st August 2014

Agent Z Goes Wild

Ben's in danger of spending his holidays cooped up in a caravan with his mad Aunt Gwen. But by luck (and bribery), he ge... MoreAgent Z Goes Wild

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15th December 2014

Agent Z Meets The Masked Crusader

Ben's a born daydreamer. He's much rather be in the Sahara, or on a Viking ship than sitting in a boring maths lesson. T... MoreAgent Z Meets The Masked Crusader

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2nd December 2002

The Ice Bear's Cave

A magical story from Mark Haddon, author of the phenomenally best-selling 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nigh... MoreThe Ice Bear's Cave

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15th April 1996

Agent Z And The Penguin From Mars

Pools winner and total wazzock, Dennis Sidebottom has moved next door to Ben - bringing his squeaky-clean kids with him.... MoreAgent Z And The Penguin From Mars

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27th July 2017

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time: The Play

This schools' edition of Mark Haddon's multi-award-winning novel adapted for the stage of the National Theatre by Simon ... MoreThe Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time: The Play

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