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Theresa Breslin

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Theresa Breslin

  • 5 stars across 50 books
    Formerly a librarian, Theresa's first book, Simon's Challenge, won the Young Book Trust Fidler Award for new writers. She was awarded the Carnegie Medal for Whispers in the Graveyard, and Remembrance, her tale of young people in the First World War, was selected for the American Library Assocaiation's Best Books for Young adults.
    4th July 2005

    Across the Roman Wall

    The minute that Marubetta meets Lucius, she hates him - pompous, stuck-up nephew of a Roman official! He thinks that, as... More

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    18th September 2014

    The Dragon Stoorworm

    The Dragon Stoorworm was the very first, very worst dragon that ever lived. It was ginormous: almost as big as the who... More

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    5th July 2012

    An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Folk and Fairy Tales

    Slithering stoorworms, mischievious brownies, fierce kelpies and magical selkies -- these are the creatures of Scottis... More

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    1st August 2012

    Alligator

    Jono didn't mean to buy an alligator. It just sort of happened. His mum's going to kill him...if the alligator doesn't g... More

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    2nd January 2003

    Remembrance

    Scotland, 1915. A group of teenagers from two families meet for a picnic, but the war across the Channel is soon to te... More

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    18th July 2019

    An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Castle Legends

    Dark dragons, ghostly pipers, rude goblins and sly wizards -- discover the legends that dwell within the ancient castl... More

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    1st September 2008

    Alien Force

    Sent from the planet Djan, and now disguised as a normal schoolboy, Jodie's mission is to investigate and report why pol... More

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    29th March 2012

    Kezzie at War

    During the 1930s Depression in Scotland, Kezzie and her young sister Lucy are luckier than most. Following their father'... More

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    5th August 2004

    Dream Master: Gladiator

    Cy has the ability to control his own dreams and knows his own, personal Dream Master. But sometimes Cy's own imaginatio... More

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