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Roy Apps

  • 4 stars across 64 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 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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    1st August 2009

    Andy Murray

    Simple, motivational biographies of high-profile sporting stars, their careers, their upbringing and their involvement i... 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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    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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    12th March 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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    9th April 2015

    EDGE: Dream to Win: Louis Smith

    When Louis Smith was seven he was faced with a choice that would change the course of his whole life. He chose the pat... More

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    12th May 2015

    EDGE: Dream to Win: Nicola Adams

    Nicola appeared in a BBC list of 100 top inspirational women, and reading her story you can see why. After joining an ... More

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