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Ross Montgomery

  • 5 stars across 11 books
    Ross Montgomery is a former primary school teacher and now full time writer. Author of Alex, the Dog and the Unopenable Door, The Tornado Chasers and Perijee & Me, Ross has been shortlisted for the Costa Book Award and nominated for the Branford Boase Award. His picture book The Building Boy with David Litchfield was published to critical acclaim and sold around the world. Max and the Millions is his fourth middle-grade novel. Ross lives in Brixton, London.
    27th June 2018

    Space Tortoise

    Once, in an old rusty bin in an old rusty playground in an old empty park.. there lived a little tortoise.But Tortoise i... More

    (11 reviews)
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    1st September 2016

    The Building Boy

    All at once, it was as if the stars leapt closer. Grandma grabbed the boy, raising him high above the rooftiles on her h... More

    (4 reviews)
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    1st March 2018

    Max and the Millions

    Max is used to spending time alone - it's difficult to make friends in a big, chaotic school when you're deaf. He prefer... More

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    3rd March 2016

    Perijee & Me

    When 11-year-old Caitlin discovers a shrimp-like alien creature on the shores of her island home, she takes responsibili... More

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    2nd November 2017

    Christmas Dinner of Souls

    It's a dark and lonely Christmas Eve in the dining room of ancient Soul's College. The kitchen boy, 11-year-old Lewis, h... More

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    1st August 2013

    Alex, the Dog and the Unopenable Door

    Alex Jennings is a boy with a problem. His mum's sent him away to boarding school because his father, the most famously... More

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    3rd July 2014

    The Tornado Chasers

    When Owen Underwood's family move to Barrow, it's because there's nowhere safer in the Valleys - and safety is very impo... More

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      My little ones and I loved this book. It's about a little tortoise in search for other animals in the park and thinks he can find them in the stars. I...

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      This is a beautifully illustrated book with lots of details. My boy loves machines so got really excited that the boy made a giant sized machine. It’s...

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      Max and the Millions

      Max hates life at St. Goliath’s Boarding School. The Headmaster, Mr. Pitt, is nothing like the caring teacher he portrays himself as. Every assembly M...

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