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Tom Percival

  • 5 stars across 19 books
    Tom Percival grew up in a remote and beautiful part of South Shropshire. On reflection this seemed rather more remote than beautiful, owing to the fact that he lived in a small caravan without electricity, mains water or any sensible form of heating. He thinks that he's probably one of the few people in his peer group to have learned to read by gas lamp.

    An established picture-book author and illustrator, his books for younger readers include A Home for Mr Tipps and Jack's Amazing Shadow. Tom has made his first foray into the world of writing chapter books with the Little Legends series for Macmillan Children's Books, beginning with The Spell Thief.
    10th August 2017

    Perfectly Norman

    Norman had always been perfectly normal. That was until the day he grew a pair of wings! Norman is very surprised to ha... More

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    23rd August 2018

    Anty Hero

    Ant might seem to have an odd attraction to insects, and it's weird that he doesn't know anything about footie, but thes... More

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    12th July 2018

    Ruby's Worry

    Ruby loves being Ruby. Until, one day, she finds a worry. At first it's not such a big worry, and that's all right, but ... More

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    5th April 2010

    Horror from the Deep

    Welcome to Spook School...where the pupils have bags of spirit! Charlie is now a fully-fledged member of Spook Squad and... More

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    7th September 2009

    Curse of the Rat-beast

    Welcome to Spook School - where lessons include learning how to fly, walking through walls and making objects move! Char... More

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    7th September 2009

    Lair of the Mothman

    Welcome to Spook School - where lessons include learning how to fly, walking through walls and making objects move! Char... More

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    26th October 2013

    Je T'Ecrirai, Promis

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    1st February 2013

    Go! Go! Chichico!

    Chichico has everything he needs to be a top footballer - apart from a pair of boots! A little football story with a... More

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    15th September 2009

    Zombie!

    Nathan never knew zombies like to party. Jake's been dead for years and his arms keep falling off, but he still wants a ... More

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    5th April 2010

    Revenge of the Stink-Monster

    Welcome to Spook School...where the pupils have bags of spirit! It's exam time at Spook School, and Charlie and Lewis's... More

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    3rd March 2016

    National Trust: 50 Things To Do Before You're 11 3/4

    Following on from the National Trust's hugely successful media campaign, this book is bursting with ideas to help childr... More

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    6th October 2016

    By the Light of the Moon

    Ivan's old house had always been so warm and friendly. This new one was NOT. Ivan finds his new house strange and can'... More

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    6th October 2016

    By the Light of the Moon

    Ivan's old house had always been so warm and friendly. This new one was NOT. Ivan finds his new house strange and can'... More

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    1st May 2008

    The Vampire of Croglin

    The villagers live in fear of noises in the night. The new tenants at the Grange have been attacked. What is the truth b... More

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    1st February 2007

    Under the Skin

    Omar, a young asylum seeker, is picked on by Sam, a local boy. But Omar is nobody's victim, and he gives as good as he g... More

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    5th February 2019

    Go! Go! Chichico!

    Chichico can't believe his luck when a talent scout spots him playing football on the beach and asks him to try out for ... More

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    5th February 2019

    Under the Skin

    At last, Omar's family are safe and have somewhere to live. But life in a new country isn't easy and life on the estate ... More

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    8th August 2019

    Ravi's Roar

    Most of the time Ravi can control his temper but, one day, he lets out the tiger within ... Being a tiger is great fun ... More

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