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Roy Apps

  • 4 stars across 65 books

    Roy Apps is the author of more than fifty children's books, including The Twitches, Fang Gang and How To Handle. He is the author of the highly successful Dream to Win series for Franklin Watts.
    His novel The Secret Summer of Daniel Lyons won The Writers' Guild Children's Book Award and was shortlisted for the Whitbread Awards. It is now a successful musical.
    Roy writes extensively for radio, theatre and TV. In 2001 he was awarded a BAFTA for his children's TV work, which includes Byker Grove, The Ghost Hunter and Barmy Aunt Boomerang.
    Roy visits schools, libraries and bookshops to read from his books and to share the secrets of The Shed in Your Head . He runs Writing Projects for all ages and over the last few years has helped young and new writers make books, stage plays, films, performance poetry and most recently, an opera.

    11th September 2008

    EDGE: Dream to Win: Lewis Hamilton

    Ever had a dream -- a dream to win? Lewis had a dream -- to be a Formula 1 racing driver. This is the story of Lew... More

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    1st September 2005

    Oh Santa!

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    1st October 2009

    Michael Phelps

    Ever had a dream -- a dream to win? Michael had a dream -- to be the world's greatest Olympic athlete ever.This is the s... More

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    28th May 2014

    EDGE: How to Handle Your Dad

    This super silly book is here to 'help' children with all dad-related breakdowns (so add it to the basket quick, before ... More

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    11th September 2008

    EDGE: Dream to Win: David Beckham

    Ever had a dream -- a dream to win? David had a dream -- to play for Manchester United. This is the story of David'... More

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    13th March 2014

    EDGE: How to Handle Your Mum

    This super silly book is here to 'help' children with all mum-related problems (so add it to the basket quick, before ... More

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    28th January 2019

    Santa

    Picture Board Book with Wobble Eyes. Fun christmas board book with character wobble eyes, perfect for small hands.... More

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    27th March 2014

    EDGE: How to Handle Your School

    How to Handle is a funny, fast-moving and gag-cracking series that will equip readers with everything they need to survi... More

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    15th January 2013

    EDGE: Dream to Win: Ellie Simmonds

    Ellie, or Eleanor, Simmonds, is a swimming legend - and she's only sixteen years old - a multi-Paralympic champion. ... More

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    15th November 2007

    Tiger Woods

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