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  • 4 stars across 12 books
    Leon Garfield was born in Brighton in 1921. He was the acclaimed author of more than thirty novels for children and adults including Devil in the Fog, winner of the inaugural Guardian Children's Fiction Prize in 1967, The God Beneath the Sea, winner of the 1970 Carnegie Medal, and John Diamond, winner of the 1980 Whitbread literary award. He was also elected a member of the Royal Society of Literature. He died in 1996.
    8th August 2013

    The Highwayman

    The road was a ribbon of moonlight over the purple moor, And the highwayman came riding- Riding-riding- The highwayman c... More

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    27th June 2013

    Beowulf

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    3rd January 2005

    A Boy and His Bike

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    4th April 2013

    Dawn Wind

    The boy lay in the silence of the great battlefield, gazing at his own hand spread on the ground beside him. The hand mo... More

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    30th January 2014

    God Beneath The Sea

    Leon Garfield and Edward Blishen retells some of the most famous Greek myths in this classic of children's literature. T... More

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    15th May 1998

    Ghost in the Mine

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    1st February 2007

    The Lantern Bearers

    The last of the Roman army have set sail and left Britain for ever, abandoning it to civil war and the threat of a Saxon... More

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    1st February 2007

    The Silver Branch

    Violence and unrest are sweeping through Roman Britain. Justin and Flavius find themselves caught up in the middle of i... More

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    5th September 2013

    The Lady Of Shalott

    Four gray walls, and four gray towers, Overlook a space of flowers, And the silent isle imbowers The Lady of Shalott. ... More

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    20th February 1999

    The Lady Of Shalott

    The award winning artist Charles Keeping, breathes new life into Tennyson's romantic poem. Keeping's evocative pictures ... More

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