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Tanya Landman

  • 5 stars across 53 books
    Tanya Landman studied for a degree in English Literature at Liverpool University before working in a bookshop, an arts centre and a zoo. Tanya won the Carnegie Medal in 2015 with Buffalo Soldier and is renowned for her thought-provoking novels set in nineteenth-century America.
    6th January 2022

    Meg and Merlin: Making Friends

    Meg treasures every moment that she gets to spend riding, and she has always longed for a pony of her own. She kn... More

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    6th August 2020

    Horse Boy

    A prehistoric survival adventure about a boy and a horse who rescue one another, from the Carnegie Medal-winning autho... More

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    5th March 2019

    One Shot

    After the death of her beloved father, Maggie and her family are thrown into a life of destitution. With little i... More

    (3 reviews)
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    5th January 2016

    The Selfish Giant: Band 12/Copper

    Build your child's reading confidence at home with books at the right level A wonderful retelling of Oscar W... More

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    6th February 2014

    Flotsam and Jetsam: A Home by the Sea

    Resourceful and entertaining, Flotsam and Jetsam are the Borrowers of the seashore. A tiny beach... An upturned... More

    (1 review)
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    4th April 2013

    Murder Mysteries 1: Mondays Are Murder

    First in a series of brilliantly addictive, tightly plotted murder mysteries featuring the irrepressible Poppy Field... More

    (1 review)
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    4th July 2013

    Sam Swann's Movie Mysteries: Zombie Dawn!!!

    Slapstick comedy caper starring movie aficionado Sam Swann and his faithful hound, Watson. Samuel Swann's dad, special ... More

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    3rd April 2014

    Buffalo Soldier

    Winner of the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2015, this is a beautiful piece of historical fiction told with heart and humanit... More

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    2nd June 2008

    The Goldsmith's Daughter

    From the Carnegie Medal-winning author of Buffalo Soldier comes the story of a young girl struggling to change t... More

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    6th April 2017

    Beyond the Wall

    The story of a runaway slave girl and her dangerous journey through the murky underworld of Roman Britain, by Carneg... More

    (1 review)
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