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A small representative selection of my titles.

Secret in the mistSecret in the Mist A Bronze Smarty award winner

Jonathan Quist has two secrets. One is buried in a patch of sunny earth. The other in a patch of evening mist. One secret is golden, the other silver. What are they?

Picture book  Ages 3-7

Secret in the mistMarigold’s Bad Hair Day

Marigold the sheep is desperate for a haircut. She refuses to wait for the sheep shearer and heads to a posh salon, where she is in for a surprise.

Independent readers

Secret in the mistChief Five Heads

The chief in the next village wants a wife. Two sisters both want to marry him, but this chief is definitely not what they were expecting.

Independent readers

Secret in the mistGiraffe’s Good Game

Giraffe was fed up. His legs were too long. He thought he was clumsy and did everything wrong. But he invented a game that delighted everyone.

Independent readers

Secret in the mistThe Treetop Hero

This is the moving story of wartime life in rural Norfolk seen through the eyes of a boy. From the top of his special tree Barrie watches the coming and going of planes from the airbase, and dreams of being a pilot. But one day he gets drawn into a terrifying situation.

Ages 7-10

Secret in the mistUnder a Hostile Sky

It is late summer 1940 and German bombers are raining down on Britain's cities. When the Speechly family are bombed out they have to move into a run down house with new neighbours, including Toffee the horse. Victor and his neighbour Billy become sworn enemies. As the bombs fall, their battles bring them and their sisters into terrible dangers.

Ages 8-12

Secret in the mistOut of the Shadow

Getting up early and working at the mill for a few hours before going to school is hard for Will and his two friends. Nevertheless they have fun when they can. But when a dare turns into the discovery of a plot to ruin their mill they take things into their own hands.

Ages 8-12

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