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Andy Elkerton

  • 5 stars across 60 books

    Andy Elkerton is a highly talented illustrator who has now turned his hand at writing. He has illustrated many fabulous readers on the Franklin Watts list. One of his recent titles, I Love this Tree, was shortlisted at the SLA awards.
    He lives on the west coast of Scotland with his family.

    6th October 2016

    How to Catch a Witch

    Charlie and her family have moved from the big city to a small country village, and everything feels wrong. The co... More

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    2nd January 2014

    How To Catch a Dragon

    Albie's trip to the library soon turns into a fun adventure with his new knightly friend. On their way to find some drag... More

    (12 reviews)
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    23rd February 2007

    The Dinosaur Who Lost His Roar

    An amusing and original story told with simple text and delightful illustrations. Sid likes scaring his friends with his... More

    (3 reviews)
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    6th October 2016

    Do Not Bring Your Dragon to the Library

    Have you ever thought about bringing your dragon to the library? Don't do it! You might have the best intentions, but th... More

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    10th February 2011

    Leapfrog: Alex and the Troll

    Alex loves the bridge he builds with his dad. But then a troll takes it over and will not leave! How can Alex get rid of... More

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    1st October 2015

    100 Paper Dragons to fold and fly

    100 decorated tear-out sheets to fold into dragon-themed paper gliders, including fearsome fire-breathers, many-headed m... More

    (1 review)
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    19th July 2010

    Start Reading: Just Like You: Small

    Just Like You: Small is about a boy with dwarfism. His family are all tall but one day he is far taller! All th... More

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    9th January 2014

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Myths and Legends: Level 15: Dragon Tales

    Meet three very different dragons in Dragon Tales. Imagine a dragon - perhaps fire breathing, with scales, claws and a l... More

    (1 review)
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    8th February 2018

    Reading Champion: I Like Red: Independent Reading Pink 1B

    Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skil... More

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    10th August 2017

    Do Not Take Your Dragon to Dinner

    We know you shouldn't take your dragon to the library, but what about taking him out to dinner? After all, dragons need ... More

    (1 review)
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