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Pete Williamson

  • 4 stars across 47 books

    Marcus Sedgwick is a full time author. His first novel, Floodland, won the Branford Boase Award for the best debut children's novel of 2000. Since then his books have been shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, the Blue Peter Book Award, the Costa Book Award, the Carnegie Medal and the Edgar Allan Poe Award.

    Find his website at www.marcussedgwick.com and follow him on Twitter @marcussedgwick.

    1st June 2015

    The Beast of Grubbers Nubbin

    He's back! Join Stitch Head, a mad professor's forgotten creation, as he steps out of the shadows into the adventure o... More

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    1st June 2012

    Elf Girl and Raven Boy: Fright Forest: Book 1

    Eep . . . the adventure begins! Raven Boy has short black spiky hair, amazing night vision and can talk to animals.... More

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    1st August 2011

    Stitch Head

    In the maze-like dungeons of Castle Grotteskew, the fightfully insane Professor Erasmus conducts bizarre experiments an... More

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    5th June 2014

    Early Reader: Monstar, the Superhero

    Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and ... More

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    15th May 2014

    Elf Girl and Raven Boy: Terror Town: Book 5

    Terror Town is Trouble with a capital T. What will happen to our intrepid trio (that includes Rat) when the Tears of t... More

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    7th November 2013

    Elf Girl and Raven Boy: Dread Desert: Book 4

    Elf Girl and Raven Boy get hot and bothered in the desert as they come a few steps (with sand in their shoes) closer to ... More

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    2nd May 2013

    Elf Girl and Raven Boy: Scream Sea: Book 3

    Elf Girl and Raven Boy have survived Monster Mountains and arrived on the shores of Scream Sea. Kidnapped by Scrim, pira... More

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    1st November 2012

    Elf Girl and Raven Boy: Monster Mountains: Book 2

    Saving the world isn't going very well for Elf Girl and Raven Boy. They've left Fright Forest and crossed a huge plain ... More

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    1st February 2015

    Elf Girl and Raven Boy: Creepy Caves: Book 6

    Eep ... The final adventure awaits! Nothing can stand in the way of Elf Girl and Raven Boy saving the world... ... More

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    1st October 2012

    Raven Mysteries: Diamonds and Doom: Book 6

    Join the wonderfully weird Otherhand family and their faithful guardian, Edgar the raven, and discover the dark secret... More

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    16th April 2009

    Flood and Fang

    FLOOD AND FANG is the first of The Raven Mysteries, a series of adventures set in and around Otherhand Castle, featuring... More

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    1st March 2010

    Dinkin Dings and the Double from Dimension 9

    When Dinkin is told he needs to wear glasses, he can barely contain his terror, for he knows that there's more to a pair... More

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    7th September 2009

    Dinkin Dings and the Curse of Clawfingers

    Dinkin Dings is afraid of everything - not just scary things, like being stuck in a lift with a hungry jaguar, but prett... More

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    3rd September 2012

    The Ghost of Grotteskew

    Join Stitch Head, a mad professor's forgotten creation, as he steps out of the shadows into the adventure of an almost-l... More

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    1st March 2014

    Early Reader: Monstar Finds a Home

    Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and ... More

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    7th February 2013

    Granny Grabbers' Daring Rescue

    Delilah Smart's life hasn't been the same since childcare robot Granny Grabbers entered her world and made it whizz bang... More

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    5th July 2012

    Early Reader: Cudweed in Outer Space

    Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing an... More

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    4th July 2013

    Early Reader: Cudweed's Time Machine

    Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and ... More

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    3rd March 2011

    Raven Mysteries: Lunatics and Luck: Book 3

    Join the wonderfully weird Otherhand family and their faithful guardian, Edgar the raven, and discover the dark secret... More

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    6th January 2011

    Raven Mysteries: Ghosts and Gadgets: Book 2

    Join the wonderfully weird Otherhand family and their faithful guardian, Edgar the raven, and discover the dark secret... More

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    2nd October 2014

    Early Reader: Monstar Makes a Wish

    Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and ... More

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    2nd June 2011

    Early Reader: The Parent Swap Shop

    Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and ... More

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    5th January 2012

    Space Lizards Stole My Brain!

    When Admiral Skink, an alien-lizard warlord from the planet Swerdlix, is attacked by The Hideous and Unimaginably Vast C... More

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    1st August 2012

    Space Lizards Ate My Sister!

    Asteroid Peach is heading straight for Earth, and the planet will be destroyed in a matter of days. In desperation the w... More

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    1st April 2012

    The Pirate's Eye

    Join Stitch Head, a mad professor's forgotten creation, as he steps out of the shadows into the adventure of an almost-l... More

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    6th October 2011

    Raven Mysteries: Vampires and Volts: Book 4

    Join the wonderfully weird Otherhand family and their faithful guardian, Edgar the raven, and discover the dark secret... More

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    4th April 2013

    Early Reader: Cafe At The Edge Of The Moon

    Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and ... More

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    1st June 2009

    Dinkin Dings

    Dinkin Dings is afraid of everything - not just scary things, like being stuck in a lift with a hungry jaguar, but prett... More

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    3rd June 2012

    The Spider's Lair

    Join Stitch Head, a mad professor's forgotten creation, as he steps out of the shadows into the adventure of an almost-l... More

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    1st March 2009

    Dinkin Dings: and the Frightening Things

    Dinkin Dings is afraid of everything - not just scary things, like being stuck in a lift with a hungry jaguar, but prett... More

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    7th June 2012

    Early Reader: Mr P's Naughty Book

    Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and ... More

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    5th July 2012

    Granny Grabbers' Whizz Bang World

    Delilah Smart is just an ordinary child who wants to have a normal childhood, but her parents have other plans. They are... More

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    1st July 2011

    Early Reader: Cudweed's Birthday

    Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and ... More

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    11th February 2016

    The Monster Hunter

    Join a mad professor's forgotten creation as he risks it all to save his friends. When an unexpected visitor crash-... More

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    30th March 2016

    Early Reader: Monstar's Perfect Pet

    Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and ... More

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    9th May 2016

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 12: A Christmas Carol

    Ebenezer Scrooge can't stand Christmas; he thinks it is all a waste of time. All he cares about is working hard and maki... More

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    7th November 2006

    Magic and Mayhem

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    26th March 2015

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops inFact: Level 18: The Misadventures of Charles Darwin

    Charles Darwin is one of the most important figures of modern science, but he was also a seasick sailor and a stinky sch... More

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    9th May 2016

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 12-13: Class Pack

    TreeTops Greatest Stories offers children some of the worlds best-loved tales in a collection of timeless classics. Top ... More

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    9th May 2016

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 12-13: Mixed Pack

    TreeTops Greatest Stories offers children some of the worlds best-loved tales in a collection of timeless classics. Top ... More

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    27th September 2016

    Early Reader: Monstar and the Haunted House

    Full colour Early Reader from Astrosaurs author and DOCTOR WHO script writer, Steve Cole, about Monstar, the furry... More

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    27th July 2017

    Early Reader: Monstar's Messy School Day

    A brand-new red full colour Early Reader story from ASTROSAURS author and DOCTOR WHO script writer, Steve Cole, abou... More

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    4th September 2017

    Project X Comprehension Express: Stage 3: Thrills and Chills Pack of 6

    The Thrills and Chills collection of texts provides children with the perfect foundation for practising the 10 comprehen... More

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    1st March 2010

    Ghosts and Gadgets

    Join the wonderfully weird Otherhand family and their faithful guardian, Edgar the raven, and discover the dark secrets ... More

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    4th March 2010

    Raven Mysteries: Lunatics and Luck: Book 3

    Join the wonderfully weird Otherhand family and their faithful guardian, Edgar the raven, and discover the dark secrets ... More

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    6th October 2010

    Raven Mysteries: Vampires and Volts: Book 4

    Join the wonderfully weird Otherhand family and their faithful guardian, Edgar the raven, and discover the dark secrets ... More

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    1st October 2011

    Raven Mysteries: Diamonds and Doom: Book 6

    Join the wonderfully weird Otherhand family and their faithful guardian, Edgar the raven, and discover the dark secrets ... More

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