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Martyn Beardsley

  • 5 stars across 27 books
    Martyn Beardsley is the author of six "Sir Gadabout" books for Orion's Dolphin series, which were made into a series for Children's ITV a couple of years ago. He also recently had a ghost story called "The Bell Tower" published by Harcourt Educational. He lives in Beeston, near Nottingham, and is married with one daughter.
    2nd March 2006

    Sir Gadabout

    Sir Gadabout is a walking disaster. Voted the "knight most likely to chop his own foot off in a fight", he shivers in hi... More

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    18th March 2004

    Sir Gadabout Goes Overboard

    Longbeard, a loathed and prickly pirate, and his cranky crew have been stirring up trouble in the English Channel. Lucki... More

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    7th August 2006

    Sir Gadabout Goes to Knight School

    When Sir Lancelot is called away from Knight School, Sir Gadabout becomes the teacher - even though he's the one who nee... More

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    1st January 2007

    Sir Gadabout Out of Time

    King Arthur desperately needs a haircut and because the royal barber is away, he foolishly accepts Sir Gads' offer to do... More

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    7th August 2008

    Sir Gadabout and the Camelot Calamity

    Morag and Demelza, Sir Gadabout's old adversaries, have taken over the pet shop in Camelot village. They have adopted el... More

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    21st June 2001

    Sir Gadabout Does His Best

    Sir Gads, the Worst Knight in the World, is back with all his old friends - King Arthur and Queen Guinivere, Herbert his... More

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    20th June 2002

    Sir Gadabout and the Little Horror

    Owing to a shortage of suitable knights, Sir Gadabout is entrusted with escorting one of King Arthur's children to Camel... More

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    19th May 2005

    Sir John Franklin

    In the summer of 1820 Captain John Franklin set off with his men on an expedition to the North Pole on a ship. Since th... More

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    9th January 2014

    Project X Origins: Dark Blue Book Band, Oxford Level 15: Endangered: The Swarm

    Project X Origins is a ground-breaking guided reading programme for the whole school. Action-packed stories, fascinating... More

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    9th January 2014

    Project X Origins: Dark Red Book Band, Oxford Level 17: Extreme: The Lost City

    Project X Origins is a ground-breaking guided reading programme for the whole school. Action-packed stories, fascinating... More

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