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  • 5 stars across 30 books
    William Nicholson William Nicholson is one of the most talented and in demand writers in the world. He has won awards and critical acclaim across the silver screen, stage and printed book. As a Hollywood screenwriter he has written the screenplays for the Oscar-winning Gladiator and the BAFTA-winner Shadowlands, and his books for children have won him both the Smarties Gold Award and Blue Peter Book Award William was born in 1948 and received his early education at Downside School, a Roman Catholic monastic school, set in the countryside near Bath. He went on to study English Literature at Christ's College, Cambridge, graduating with a double First Class degree in 1970. After leaving university, William joined BBC television, where he worked as a documentary film maker. It was not long before William's talent was channelled into writing for television dramas. In addition to his hugely successful Wind on Fire trilogy, his books for children and his books for teenagers include the Noble Warriors series and Rich and Mad. William lives in Sussex with his wife Virginia.
    7th March 2005

    Flora the Fairy: Green Banana

    A delightful fairy story about a little girl discovering friendship in the most unexpected of places from Tony Bradman... More

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    7th April 2008

    The Wind Singer

    The second book in William Nicholson's award-winning epic fantasy series, Wind on Fire. `Gloriously cinematic and... More

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    12th August 2013

    Kin Seeker

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    4th September 2006

    Jango

    Seeker, Morning Star and the Wild Man return in this mesmerising sequel to "Seeker". In "Jango", the friends discover th... More

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    7th April 2008

    The Wind on Fire Trilogy: Firesong: v

    The final book in William Nicholson's award-winning epic fantasy series, Wind on Fire. `Gloriously cinematic and compl... More

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    7th April 2008

    Slaves of the Mastery

    The second book in William Nicholson's award-winning epic fantasy series, Wind on Fire. `Gloriously cinematic and... More

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    8th August 2007

    Seeker

    Introducing the first book in William Nicholson's award-winning epic fantasy series, The Noble Warriors. 'A timeless pie... More

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    4th September 2006

    Jango

    Seeker, Morning Star and the Wild Man return in this sequel to 'Seeker'. Here, the friends discover the secret to the po... More

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    3rd September 2007

    Noman

    Noman is the brilliant and compelling epic climax of "The Noble Warriors" trilogy from hugely successful Hollywood scree... More

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    4th September 2006

    Seeker

    People said that the Nomana warriors had magic powers. They carried no weapons, and wore no armour. They had no need. Th... More

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