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  • 4 stars across 10 books
    Chris Priestley lives in Cambridge with his wife and son. His novels are brilliantly original additions to a long tradition of horror stories by authors such as M.R. James and Edgar Allan Poe.

    Chris wrote one of the World Book Day books for 2011 and has been shortlisted for a variety of prestigious children's book awards.
    7th October 2019

    Seven Ghosts

    Jake and the other finalists in a writing competition have been invited to a stately house for a tour like no other. A... More

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    4th January 2018

    Long Way Down

    AND THEN THERE WERE SHOTS Everybody ran, ducked, hid, tucked themselves tight. Pressed our lips to the pavement and p... More

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    5th September 2018

    Still Water

    Evacuated from London at the outbreak of war, Rosie is taken in by kind Mrs Taylor and her daughter Mary. But all is n... More

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    1st January 1999

    Chaos and Uncertainty

    Early scientific theories made things seem completely predictable. But the real world is unpredictable, and this book ex... More

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    1st March 1995

    Escape from Everytown Literature and Culture

    General Editor: Sue Palmer Fiction Editor and Language Consultant: Wendy BodyThe Longman Book Project for ages 4-11: Ins... More

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    1st July 2001

    Barney's Headcase

    When Barney Unwin's hair inexplicably falls out, leaving him totally bald, he can't work out which is worse: his friends... More

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    18th October 2016

    Freeze

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    6th April 2017

    Flesh and Blood

    During the Blitz, Bill wishes he had a brother rather than his sister. After the raid, the family find and adopt a bad... More

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    1st September 2002

    Monster from under

    Yellow Bananas Teacher's Guide Based on the Yellow Bananas series, this resource for teachers helps reinforce and enhanc... More

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