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Tom Mitchell

  • 5 stars across 5 books

     HOW TO ROB A BANK is Tom's first novel. He lives in London with his wife and son Dylan, and teaches English literature.


     In 2015 he was one of twenty-five Twitter accounts worldwide invited to have its tweets showcased in the Twitter Fiction Festival. He has had comedy sketches performed for BBC Radio 4 and has had both nonfiction and fiction pieces published at The Classical and Londonist websites. He was a semi-finalist in the UK Channel 4-organised search for new writing The Play's the Thing.



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    7th March 2019

    How to Rob a Bank

    A funny, filmic and fast-paced crime-caper by a hilarious new voice in middle-grade fiction, ideal for ... More

    (15 reviews)
    8th July 2021

    Escape from Camp Boring

    A wild, laugh-out-loud adventure through the not-so-great outdoors, from the author of HOW TO ROB A BAN... More

    (10 reviews)
    2nd April 2020

    That Time I Got Kidnapped

    A hilarious, action-packed road-trip adventure from the author of HOW TO ROB A BANK, ideal for readers ... More

    (9 reviews)
    7th July 2022

    When Things Went Wild

    'Mitchell is well aware of what will make kids laugh. An observant and captivatingly funny story' ... More

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