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David Wyatt

  • 5 stars across 23 books
    Conrad Mason was born in 1984 and grew up in Oxford. He studied Classics at Cambridge before moving to London, where he got a job writing non-fiction books about everything from polar bears to post-war Britain. He now works as an editor of children's fiction and is the author of The Tales of Fayt, a riproaring fantasy adventure series featuring piratical goblins, invisible warships and a mermaid in a wheelbarrow.; David Wyatt is an artist and illustrator. David has illustrated Peter Pan in Scarlet by Geraldine McCaughrean (Illustrated Edition, 2008), the Larklight trilogy and the Mortal Engines and Fever Crumb quartets by Philip Reeve. He has also illustrated books by J. R. R. Tolkien, Diana Wynne Jones, Terry Pratchett, Philip Pullman, Terry Deary and Brian Jacques. He has designed the covers and illustrations for Conrad Mason's Tales of Fayt fantasy trilogy as well as drawing the Tales of Fayt graphic novel The Mystery of the Crooked Imp.
    1st June 2017

    The Legend of Podkin One-Ear: WINNER - BLUE PETER BOOK AWARD

    Winner of the Best Story Blue Peter Book Award. The first Five Realms adventure. A thick white blanket covers the wide ... More

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    5th September 2019

    Uki and the Outcasts: BLUE PETER BOOK AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR

    From bestselling author and winner of the Blue Peter Best Story Book Award, Uki and the Outcasts is the first in a new t... More

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    2nd October 2008

    Peter Pan in Scarlet

    Neverland is calling again...Something is wrong in Neverland. Dreams are leaking out-strangely real dreams, of pirates a... More

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    7th September 2017

    The Gift of Dark Hollow

    The legend of Podkin One-Ear continues in this second Five Realms' adventure from the winner of the Blue Peter Best Stor... More

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    6th September 2018

    The Beasts of Grimheart

    From the winner of the Blue Peter Best Story Book Award, the third instalment of Podkin's epic battle against the Gorm. ... More

    (4 reviews)
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    7th January 2021

    Uki and the Swamp Spirit: BLUE PETER BOOK AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR

    From bestselling author and winner of the Blue Peter Best Story Book Award, Uki and the Swamp Spirit is the fifth title ... More

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    7th October 2021

    Uki and the Ghostburrow: BLUE PETER BOOK AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR

    From bestselling author and winner of the Blue Peter Book Award, this is the sixth adventure set in the world of Podkin ... More

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    1st March 2012

    Cauldron Spells

    Max Pendragon is not looking forward to attending Morgana Le Fay's summer Spell School. Not only is his battered cauld... More

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    1st September 2013

    The Feast of Ravens

    Light can save the blackest heart. Darkness can poison the purest soul. One boy has to lead the fight. The year is 1892... More

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    1st September 2011

    Frogspell

    Max Pendragon is probably the worst squire in King Arthur's kingdom - he'd much rather train to be a wizard instead. So ... More

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