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Paul Mason

  • 5 stars across 397 books
Paul Mason's interest in writing stems from his childhood when he won the Scripture Prize in his last year at Primary School. He now is an experienced freelance writer and editor of a variety of children`s information books, with subjects including extreme sports, geography and travel. He has a degree in anthropology, has worked in Turkey and taught English as a foreign language. Paul is a keen sportsman and particularly enjoys surfing, mountain biking and snowboarding.


Publication Date


12th January 2017

Skate Monkey: The Cursed Village

Monkey and his friends, Zu and Sandy, lived in the Emperor's Cloud Palace. But they played all sorts of tricks on people... MoreSkate Monkey: The Cursed Village

(11 reviews) Review
17th October 2019

The International Yeti Collective

"A heartwarming story" – Abi Elphinstone, author of SKY SONG and RUMBLE STAR "Warm, wise and wonderful" – Sophie Anders... MoreThe International Yeti Collective

(8 reviews) Review
1st October 2020

The International Yeti Collective: Shadowspring

Henry is the new boy at Halbrook Hall – a crumbling boarding school in the Scottish Highlands. He thinks the rumours of ... MoreThe International Yeti Collective: Shadowspring

(4 reviews) Review
14th September 2017

The Poo That Animals Do

A fascinating insight into the world of animal poo - with "strange but poo" facts, from the smelliest, biggest, smallest... MoreThe Poo That Animals Do

(2 reviews) Review
9th September 2004


This series looks at the origin, historical practice and significance of rites of passage as celebrated within a wide ra... MoreJourneys

(1 review) Review
28th March 2017

Supercars: British Supercars: McLaren, Aston Martin, Jaguar

Get your young petrolhead into gear with the perfect introduction to the newest, hotest, fastest British supercar marque... MoreSupercars: British Supercars: McLaren, Aston Martin, Jaguar

(1 review) Review
24th May 2018

The Anglo-Saxons are coming!

The fierce Anglo-Saxons are coming! Invaders and Raiders: Anglo-Saxons describes how the Anglo-Saxons invaded and con... MoreThe Anglo-Saxons are coming!

(1 review) Review
11th January 2018

Skate Monkey: Demon Attack

Monkey and his friends, Zu and Sandy, lived in the Emperor's Cloud Palace. But they played all sorts of tricks on people... MoreSkate Monkey: Demon Attack

(1 review) Review
23rd June 2006


Become a detective and discover information about an interesting destination using photos, figures and facts. This book ... MoreFrance

(1 review) Review
12th September 2019

The Wee that Animals Pee

Discover the wackiest facts about animals and their wee - and the scintillating science behind it! Welcome to t... MoreThe Wee that Animals Pee

(1 review) Review
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Series by
Paul Mason


The International Yeti Collective

Rites of Passage S.


Invaders and Raiders

Raintree Freestyle: Destination Detectives

South America Today

Step into Reading

Hyd Yr Eithaf

Animal Family Albums

Raintree Freestyle Express: Destination Detectives

Instant Expert

Martial and Fighting Arts S.

Advanced Fluency 2 Non-Fiction Set A

Barmy Biogs

Start Reading: My Sports

World Sports Guide

Factor 4

Black Cats

Know Your Sport

Read Me!: Questions You Never Thought You'd Ask

Questions You Never Thought You'd Ask

Truth or Busted


Celebrity Secrets

No Limits

The Real

Adrenalin Rush

Your Brilliant Body

Explorer Travel Guides

Scientists Who Made History

Countries Around the World

Winter Sports

World in Peril

White Wolves Non Fiction


Daily Life in Ancient Civilizations

From Armpits to Zits

Need for Speed

Survival Guide

Combat Sports

Sports Skills

Training for Sport

Edge: The Inside Track

Bug Club

Understanding Computing

Raintree Fusion: Physical Processes and Materials

Body Art


Extreme Sports

Global Hotspots - Macmillan Library

Raintree Fusion: History

A City Adventure In

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops inFact

Project X Origins

Real Life Heroes

Project X CODE Extra

Bug Club Guided

How to Design the World's Best

Project X Origins Graphic Texts

Did Anything Good Come Out of

Strange But True!

Putting the Planet First

The Making of a Champion

Rites of Passage

Know the Facts

Training for Sports

To the Limit

21st Century Lives

Raintree Atomic: Atomic

Can Science Solve?

Planet Under Pressure

Raintree Fusion: Life Processes and Living Things

Solve it with Science

Raintree: Atomic

Mapwork Worksheets

Days That Shook the Worl


The Big Countdown

Geography Fact Files

100% Get the Whole Picture

Cause, Effect and Chaos!

Building the World

The Unofficial Guide to the Olympic Games

Project X Code

The Best Ever Jobs In

Rising Stars Reading Planet

Body Bits

Quick Fix Science

Scientists at work

Bug Club Online


Comic Strip Science

Learn Science with Mo

Funny Nature

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