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  • 5 stars across 154 books
    Steve Barlow was born in Britain (in Crewe, in the county of Cheshire). He went to Brierley Street School, which was like Bash Street only not as sophisticated, then to Crewe County Grammar School for Boys (and what kind of school feels the need, in its name, to remind its pupils what gender they are? Hmmm?). He went on to study at Warwick University and Nottingham University, and worked at various times as a teacher, actor, stage manager and puppeteer. Then he went to teach in Botswana, where a valid excuse for students not handing in their homework was \'A goat ate it, sir!\'. On his return to the UK he met Steve Skidmore, and the rest is hysteria. Steve Skidmore is shorter than Steve Barlow and less hairy. He was born in Birstall near Leicester in England. After managing to pass some exams at school, he went on to Nottingham University to supposedly read English, but spent most of his time playing sport and doing a variety of summer jobs including counting pastry pie lids (yes, really). He trained as a teacher of Drama, English and Film studies, before teaming up with Steve Barlow to become a full time author. He lives in Leicester and is a great rugby fan (he supports Leicester Tigers - \'Come on you Tiiiiigeeeers!\').
    2nd April 2015

    My Pet Book

    Most pets are cats and dogs, but what do you do if you want a different kind of pet, one that doesn't meow or bark? Bob... More

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    1st November 2012

    Action Dogs 3: Danger on the Ice

    The heat is on. Evil kitty crime lord Katmanchew has unleashed his most diabolical weapon yet: a giant katio heater - an... More

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    15th September 2011

    EDGE: I HERO: Alien Raid

    You are a commander in the Galaxy Defence Force. You have fought against many aliens, but now a huge invasion fleet has ... More

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    1st June 2012

    Action Dogs: Ocean of Peril

    When killer cats are clawing for world domination, it's time to unleash man's best friend. Little do we know it, but man... More

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    28th November 2016

    EDGE: I HERO: Immortals: Unicorn

    YOU are the Blue Unicorn, and you live in the Rainbow Isle. Evil Empress, Yin Yang, wants to steal all the colour from... More

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    24th May 2018

    EDGE: I HERO: Toons: Kung Fu Kitten

    Take on the role of a cartoon hero in this fully interactive, wacky, choose-your-own-destiny adventure story. The U... More

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    30th September 2004

    I Spy...

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    1st October 2006

    Halloween Party

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    9th January 2012

    Russian

    This book looks at Russian, and examines where it is spoken, who speaks it, what alphabet the language is written in, an... More

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    19th November 1998

    The Lost Diary of Shakespeare's Ghostwriter

    The eighth Lost Diary - factually accurate, fictionally funny! William Shakespeare himself needs no introduction, but ... More

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