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Toby Forward

Toby Forward

  • 5 stars across 11 books
Toby Forward has worked as a teacher, a parish priest and a university chaplain. He is currently in Liverpool and has been working on the 2008 European Capital of Culture Year. He is married with two daughters. He is interested in theatre, folk music and architecture.
7th August 2006

The Wolf's Story: What Really Happened to Little Red Riding Hood

The real story of Little Red Riding Hood - told by the Wolf himself! Recounted in the confidential, conversatio... MoreThe Wolf's Story: What Really Happened to Little Red Riding Hood

(4 reviews) Review
2nd July 2009

Travelling Backwards

Lizzie is upset. Her grandfather is very ill and she realises that he will soon die. She begs her friend Mrs May to give... MoreTravelling Backwards

(1 review) Review
7th July 2011


The second title in Toby Forward's Flaxfield quartet. When an old, dying wizard steals magic from his young apprentice,... MoreFireborn

(0 reviews) Review
5th January 2012


The third novel in Toby Forward's Flaxfield Quartet. Tamrin doesn't like being at the Canterstock College for Wizards, ... MoreDoubleborn

(0 reviews) Review
1st September 2009


A magnificent pop-up model of the Colosseum brings to life a day at the Roman games and the lives of the gladiators. Thi... MoreGladiators

(0 reviews) Review
3rd January 2011


In a world where magic has become wild, and evil is afoot, can the forces for good prevail? When Flaxfield the great wi... MoreDragonborn

(0 reviews) Review
6th November 2014

The Quayside Cat

Down by the harbour the quayside cat, Jim, comes to talk with Old Tregarn about his days long ago at sea. Inspired by Ol... MoreThe Quayside Cat

(0 reviews) Review
7th September 2006

The Christmas Mouse

Ben is a wealthy mouse who is not interested in Christmas, or the gift that Tim, a poor mouse, brings him on Christmas E... MoreThe Christmas Mouse

(0 reviews) Review
4th July 2013


The final thrilling volume in the Flaxfield Quartet. When Tadpole, a young roffle, decides to leave the deep wo... MoreStarborn

(0 reviews) Review
6th August 2001

Once Upon an Everyday

"I have never gone to sea in a pirate ship, or joined the circus, or fought with a dragon". This picture book about the ... MoreOnce Upon an Everyday

(0 reviews) Review
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