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Mark Haddon

  • 5 stars across 20 books
    Mark Haddon is an author, illustrator and screen-writer who has written several books for children and won numerous prizes, including two BAFTAs. He lives in Oxford. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time won the Whitbread Novel of the Year Award, the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize and the South Bank Show Book Award, and was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize.
    2nd August 2012

    The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night-time

    Fifteen-year-old Christopher has a photographic memory. He understands maths. He understands science. What he can't unde... More

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    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... More

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    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 ... More

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    13th March 2014

    Boom!

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

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    1st October 2008

    The Sea of Tranquility

    Leading up to the 40th anniversary of the first moon landing, the excitement of this momentous event is captured throu... More

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    5th February 2007

    The Marble Crusher

    Three brilliant stories that will captivate young readers by War Horse author and former Children's Laureate, Michael Mo... More

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    9th December 2010

    Marble Crusher

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    26th June 1999

    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... More

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    1st November 2004

    Ocean Star Express

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    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... More

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