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Richard Platt

  • 5 stars across 90 books
    Richard Platt is the author of Pirate Diary, which won the Kate Greenaway Medal, the Silver Smarties Book Prize and the Blue Peter Award for Best Factual Book, and Castle Diary, which was Highly Commended for the Kate Greenaway Medal and shortlisted for the Kurt Maschler Award. He has written over 70 books and has appeared widely on TV and radio, talking about his children's writing. He lives in Kent.

    James Brown is an illustrator and printmaker living and working in London. Trained as a textile and surface print designer, he worked in textiles for ten years. He then branched out into illustration and has worked with the V&A and Guardian.
    1st July 2009

    Egyptians

    Meet Henry, an ordinary boy in an extraordinary house...There's a pyramid in the back garden and a pharaoh in the living... More

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    1st November 2016

    A World of Information

    A visually stunning collection of facts and figures for all the family to enjoy This visually stunning miscellany from ... More

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    1st January 2009

    Halloween

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    4th July 2013

    Double Crossing

    The amazing story of a young immigrant's journey to Ellis Island and his life beyond. It's 1908, and David O'Connor, ne... More

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    15th August 2012

    Greeks

    This paperback edition includes a link to download a free audio version of the book read by Sir Tony Robinson. In S... More

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    17th February 2005

    DISASTER! FIRE

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    3rd March 2011

    Roman Diary

    Explore the city at the heart of the ancient Roman Empire with Iliona, a Greek girl captured by pirates and sold into sl... More

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    6th September 2007

    Would You Believe...cobwebs stop wounds bleeding?: and other medical marvels

    Young scientists get a real taste of the story behind the medicine as we examine the amazing practices used in medicine ... More

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