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Robert Swindells

  • 4 stars across 67 books
    Robert Swindells is one of the most respected authors in the UK today. After serving in the RAF he taught for eight years before beginning to write full time. He first won the Children's Book Award in 1984 for Brother in the Land, going on to win three more times. He was awarded the Carnegie Medal in 1993 for the novel Stone Cold.
    12th June 2006

    Room 13

    (5 reviews)
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    6th April 2017

    Knife Edge

    'The Noughts & Crosses series are still my favourite books of all time and showed me just how amazing story-tell... More

    (5 reviews)
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    30th March 1995

    Stone Cold

    Stone Cold is an exciting and disturbing thriller by Robert Swindells. A tense, exciting thriller combined with a percep... More

    (4 reviews)
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    26th February 2015

    Stone Cold

    Stone Cold is the seventh in the Young Sherlock Holmes series in which the iconic detective is reimagined as a b... More

    (3 reviews)
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    26th November 1992

    The Ice Palace

    Ivan lives in a land where the winter is dark and fearful. Starjik, King of Winter, steals Ivan's little brother and Iva... More

    (2 reviews)
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    4th January 2007

    Blitzed

    George is fascinated by World War Two. Bombers, Nazis, doodlebugs. But he discovers the reality is very different from h... More

    (1 review)
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    4th January 2007

    Room 13 And Inside The Worm

    ROOM 13 Somebody was in there. Somebody - or some thing. There is no room thirteen in the creepy Crow's Nest Hotel, ... More

    (1 review)
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    1st June 2012

    Deep End, The

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    1st January 2009

    Shrapnel

    It's the height of World War Two. Britain is being ravaged by bombs and most young men are off fighting. Gordon wishes h... More

    (1 review)
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    5th January 2012

    A Skull in Shadows Lane

    The war has just ended in the tiny village of Coney Cley, and Josh and his gang are desperate for some excitement. Whe... More

    (1 review)
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