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  • 5 stars across 12 books
    Toby Forward (Author) Date: 2003-03-03 Toby Forward lives in Beverley in North Yorkshire, and is a parish priest in Hull, although he still manages to devote time to writing. He is married to a teacher, and they have two daughters. Toby Forward originally trained as a teacher of English and R.E. and now combines his writing with working as a parish priest. Some of his stories have been broadcast on BBC Radio 4 under the pseudonym Rahila Khan and Virago published a collection of these stories, which they withdrew from publication once the true identity of the author was revealed! He has had a teenage novel, Dead Young, published by Simon and Schuster. This is his first book for Transworld. Author lives: West YorkshireRuth Brown (Illustrator) Ruth Brown is the creator of some of Britain's best loved children's books. She has created a great many picture books for Andersen Press and is highly respected as an author and illustrator. She is married to artist Ken Brown and they have two grown-up sons and one grandchild.
    1st July 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, conversational voic... More

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    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... More

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    4th September 2014

    Shakespeare's Globe

    I Was There... is a perfect introduction for younger readers into stories from the past, allowing children to imag... More

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    7th July 2011

    Fireborn

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

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    5th January 2012

    Doubleborn

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

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    1st September 2009

    Gladiators

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

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    3rd January 2011

    Dragonborn

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

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    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... More

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    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... More

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    4th July 2013

    Starborn

    The final thrilling volume in the Flaxfield Quartet. When Tadpole, a young roffle, decides to leave the deep world and ... More

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