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Tom Avery

  • 5 stars across 6 books
    Tom Avery was born and raised in London in a very large, very loud family, descendants of the notorious pirate Henry Avery. He trained as a teacher and has worked with children in inner city schools in London and Birmingham. Tom lives in Amsterdam with his wife and two sons.
    5th March 2015

    Not As We Know It

    Jamie and Ned are twins. They do everything together: riding their bikes, beachcombing outside their house, watching the... More

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    2nd January 2014

    My Brother's Shadow

    My name is Kaia. I'm frozen because of what happened. I'm trapped because of what I saw. Can someone help me to grow aga... More

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    3rd January 2013

    In Too Deep

    " It' s Father," my brother said. " He' s in trouble. W... More

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    2nd June 2011

    Too Much Trouble

    "Get out, Emmanuel!" growled my uncle. "Take your brother and go." But where can two boys go when they're on thei... More

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    5th January 2017

    Finding Words

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    26th May 2016

    Rollercoasters: Contemporary Issues Book Box

    Rollercoasters Book Boxes will help broaden your KS3 students' reading, understanding and enjoyment of contemporary and ... More

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    • Not As We Know It

      Not As We Know It

      In this wonderfully moving and beautifully written book, Tom Avery once again explores the themes of sibling love and grief. Ned and Jamie are twins....

    • My Brother's Shadow

      My Brother's Shadow

      A moving depiction of grief and healing; I read this book in two sittings. My Brother’s Shadow is told from the perspective of ten year old Kaia who i...

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