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David Shephard

  • 4 stars across 17 books
    Leo Hartas has been a professional illustrator for over 30 years and started drawing from the moment he could hold a pencil. He uses a range of mediums including traditional ink, line and watercolour, acrylics, digital, DTP and 3D. Leo loves to create highly imaginative fiction and illuminating non-fiction, both with warmth and humour.
    Jon Davis studied Illustration at Glyndwr University, Wrexham, and after that spent some time doing 3D animation. Some of his films were screened around the world, but eventually he came back to illustration. Jon loves the liveliness and breadth of imagination you can use with children's books and works digitally, in Photoshop with a tablet and pen. He currently lives and works in Twickenham. Dave Shephard lives with his family in the beautiful South Downs National Park in England, a stones throw from the coast. A love of drawing and sea swimming made the area a natural fit. He's worked in the wonderfully varied and ever evolving world of Illustration for all of his professional career, specialising in books for teens, younger readers, and graphic novels.
    www.daveshephard.com Jonathan Litton has written numerous children's books in prose and verse. He loves using his science background to write about sea creatures, space and saving the planet, but is also fond of penning stories about pirates, princesses and picnics. When not writing, he can usually be found on his bike.
    3rd February 2016

    Let's Explore... Ocean

    Lonely Planet Kids' brand new series of sticker activity books, "Let's Explore", is perfect for any child with a sense o... More

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    6th June 2017

    Killing Ground

    Everyone is freaked out when circles of scorched earth start appearing in Halifax - on the moors, the parks and even t... More

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    7th November 2019

    McTavish on the Move

    Pa has just landed a new job, and it's put an unusual spring in his step. But a new job means a new house in a new par... More

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    1st October 2014

    Combat Zone

    First title in a rugby trilogy. Borderlands is no ordinary school - all of the students boarding there have parents in... More

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    3rd August 2017

    Wings!

    The sky is full of birds and ALL of them are SWOOPING AND SOARING... except Penguin. "I wish I could fly!" says P... More

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    2nd August 2017

    Dark Arena

    It's meant to be a stress-free holiday in London, but suddenly Seth and Nadiya will need all their skills asDefenders.... More

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    9th September 2004

    Journeys

    This series looks at the origin, historical practice and significance of rites of passage as celebrated within a wide ra... More

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    1st May 2019

    McTavish Takes the Biscuit

    The Peachey family enjoy fine meals each night now that everyone takes turns cooking. Everyone, that is, except grumbl... More

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    1st September 2013

    Classic Collection: a Little Princess

    Experience boarding school in this wonderfully retold classic from Frances Hodgson Burnett. Sara Crewe has moved from In... More

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    4th June 2015

    Deadlocked

    Final title in a rugby trilogy. The Borderlands team has made it to the World Championships in New Zealand, but the stra... More

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