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Tony Bradman

Tony Bradman

  • 5 stars across 464 books
Tony Bradman writes for children of all ages and reviews children's books for the Daily Telegraph. He is particularly known for his best-selling Dilly the Dinosaur series (Egmont). For Orchard he has written two Red Apples, Aftershock and Hurricane, as well as The Orchard Book of Swords, Sorcerers and Superheroes. He lives in Kent.


Publication Date


9th March 2017

Jacky Ha-Ha: (Jacky Ha-Ha 1)

With her irresistible urge to tell a joke in every situation – even when she really, really shouldn't – twelve-year-old ... MoreJacky Ha-Ha: (Jacky Ha-Ha 1)

(22 reviews) Review
1st October 2020

Daisy and the Unknown Warrior

Reluctant reader favourite Tony Bradman returns with a captivating historical tale inspired by the true story of Britain... MoreDaisy and the Unknown Warrior

(12 reviews) Review
1st June 2014


A beautifully illustrated picture book that brings new life to the classic tale. Meet Cinderella, a young girl with a wi... MoreCinderella

(12 reviews) Review
3rd March 2016

The Boy and the Globe

A lively and compelling novel published to mark the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death. Brilliantly illust... MoreThe Boy and the Globe

(9 reviews) Review
30th October 2012

Snow White

Discover the magic of Snow White in this petite edition of the classic fairytale, created especially for little re... MoreSnow White

(9 reviews) Review
6th September 2012

Viking Boy

An action-packed blend of historical adventure and fantasy for junior readers; a blast of uncensored Viking adventure.Gu... MoreViking Boy

(8 reviews) Review
5th September 2013

Project X: Alien Adventures: Turquoise: Planet Exis

The micro-friends arrive on Planet Exis, but a space villain called Badlaw is waiting for them! Now Nok needs the friend... MoreProject X: Alien Adventures: Turquoise: Planet Exis

(6 reviews) Review
2nd March 2017

Anglo-Saxon Boy

An action-packed Anglo-Saxon tale of one boy's journey to the Battle of Hastings in 1066.The story of one Anglo-Saxon bo... MoreAnglo-Saxon Boy

(6 reviews) Review
1st August 2019


  A gripping first-hand account of life back home during World War Two. Britain has been fighting... MoreBlackout!

(4 reviews) Review
12th February 2010


(4 reviews) Review
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Series by
Tony Bradman

Jacky Ha-ha Series

9 to 12

Picture Books


Project X

Akasha Classic

Bloomsbury Young Readers

Reading Ladder Level 3

Start-Up History

Banana Books

Project X Origins



The Greatest Adventures in the World

Reading Ladder Level 2

Reading Ladder Level 1

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Project X ^IAlien Adventures^R

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Cyfres Yr Hebog

Danger S.

I Was There

Edge: World War One Short Stories

Creaky Castle

Strikers S.

20 Shakespeare Children's Stories (Easy Classics)

Classic Munsch

Living Earth S.

Happy Ever After


Blue Bananas

White Wolves: Fairy Tales

Space School

Shakespeare Today

Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales

After Happily Ever After

Putting on a Play

National Archives

Cambridge Reading Adventures

Bug Club

Cambridge Reading

Literacy World Comets

White Wolves: Myths and Legends

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Myths and Legends

Leimis Le Cheile

Lives in Action

Project X CODE ^IExtra^R

Project X Phonics Blue

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories



White Wolves: Comparing Fiction Genres

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Chucklers

Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks

Project X Origins ^IGraphic Texts^R

Collins Big Cat


Short Histories

Bug Club Guided

Project X ^IComprehension Express^R

Swoppers S.

Picture poetry

Classic Collection S.

Historical Stories

Poetry Picture

So You Want To Write


Red Banana Books

Tales of Terror S.

Picture Ladybirds

Young Puffin Books

Rising Stars Reading Planet

Hero Academy

Oxford Reading Tree Word Sparks

Big Cat for Little Wandle Fluency

Big Cat Phonics for Little Wandle Letters and Sounds Revised - Age 7+

Never Trust a Gemini