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Melvin Burgess

  • 5 stars across 30 books
    Melvin Burgess was born in London and brought up in Surrey and Sussex. He has had a variety of jobs before becoming a full-time writer. Before his first novel, he had short stories published and a play broadcast on Radio 4. He is now regarded as one of the best writers in contemporary children's literature.
    27th December 2018

    The Gruffalo 20th Anniversary Edition

    This special 20th anniversary edition of The Gruffalo is a must-have addition to the bookshelves of all Julia Dona... More

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    3rd April 2014

    Junk

    This 20th Anniversary edition of the classic novel comes with an introduction from former children's laureate Malorie Bl... More

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    1st July 2003

    Smack

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    7th February 2013

    An Angel For May

    Tam is unhappy at home and often takes refuge in the ruins of Thowt It Farm. But then one day he is transported back to ... More

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    31st March 2003

    Robbers on the Road

    An exciting tale, narrated from two very different perspectives, about two boys' efforts to become highwaymen to fool th... More

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    22nd September 2007

    Sara's Face

    Melvin Burgess, author of the award-winning young adult novel Junk, explores the sinister side of fame, obsession and th... More

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    5th June 2014

    War Girls

    As featured on BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour. 1914: war has broken out across Europe and beyond. Nothing will ever be the ... More

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    3rd November 2011

    The Cry of the Wolf

    It was a mistake for Ben to tell the Hunter that there were still wolves in Surrey. For the Hunter was a fanatic, always... More

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    1st September 2005

    Bloodsong

    Sigurd has a fabulous but frightening future predicted: even to start, he must leave everything he knows to go and fight... More

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