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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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