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Tanya Landman

  • 4 stars across 48 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.
    5th January 2016

    The Selfish Giant: Band 12/Copper

    A wonderful retelling of Oscar Wilde's classic story about a fierce, angry giant, who wants nothing to do with the chi... More

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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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    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

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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 income a... More

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    2nd October 2006

    Waking Merlin

    While on a pot-holing expedition with her dad, ten-year-old Katrina Picket accidentally wakes Merlin, who tells her that... More

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    2nd April 2015

    Sam Swann's Movie Mysteries: Attack of the Blobs!!!

    From a Red House Award-winning author comes a slapstick comedy caper for children of 8+ starring movie aficionado Sam Sw... More

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    2nd October 2006

    Merlin's Apprentice

    It's Katrina Picket's birthday, and not only has her favourite bear been burnt to a crisp, but her best friend's ignorin... More

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    6th March 2014

    Sam Swann's Movie Mysteries: Tomb of Doom!!!

    Slapstick comedy caper starring movie aficionado Sam Swann and his faithful hound, Watson. Sam Swann and his dad are he... More

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    3rd October 2013

    Murder Mysteries 7: Poison Pen

    Seventh in the brilliantly addictive series of murder mysteries by an acclaimed and popular writer. It's Book Week, and... More

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