Marcus Sedgwick



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  • General Fiction

    Sep-2018

    'Do monsters always stay in the book where they were born? Are they content to live out their lives on paper, and never step foot into the real world?' The Villa Diodati, on the shore of Lake Geneva, 1816: the Year without Summer. As Byron, Polidori,...

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  • Action Adventure

    Apr-2018

    Scarlett Hart, orphaned daughter of two legendary monster hunters, is determined to carry on in her parents’ footsteps―even if the Royal Academy for the Pursuit and Eradication of Zoological Eccentricities says she’s too young to fight perilous...

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  • General Fiction

    Apr-2018

    Scarlett Hart, orphaned daughter of two legendary monster hunters, is determined to carry on in her parents' footsteps-even if the Royal Academy for the Pursuit and Eradication of Zoological Eccentricities says she's too young to fight perilous ho...

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  • Action Adventure

    Apr-2017

    A propulsive, compelling, and unsparing novel set in the grimly violent world of the human and drug trade on the US-Mexican border. On the outskirts of Juarez, Arturo scrapes together a living working odd jobs and staying out of sight. But his fri...

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  • Historical Mystery

    Mar-2017

    In Paris at the end of the nineteenth century, a man with a perfect memory murders his wife. A dazzling psychological puzzle that reveals the strange connection between memory and fate. In Paris in the year 1899, Marcel Després is arrested for th...

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  • Action Adventure

    Oct-2016

    There never was a story that was happy through and through. When writer Arthur Ransome leaves his unhappy marriage in England and moves to Russia to work as a journalist, he has little idea of the violent revolution about to erupt. Unwittingly, he...

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  • General Fiction

    Feb-2015

    The final adventure awaits! Nothing can stand in the way of Elf Girl and Raven Boy saving the world. Well, almost nothing. Just a sea monster, a dragon, and rivers of molten lava. Not to mention some seriously Creepy Caves. Defeating the Goblin King ...

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  • General Fiction

    Feb-2015

    The first novel for adults by hugely acclaimed YA writer Marcus Sedgwick: a gripping saga of love, revenge, and obsession―and vampires. In 1944, just days after the liberation of Paris, Charles Jackson sees something horrific: a man in a dark tu...

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  • Science Fiction

    Jan-2015

    Timeless, beautiful, and haunting, spirals connect the four episodes of THE GHOSTS OF HEAVEN, the mesmerizing new novel from Printz Award winner Marcus Sedgwick. They are there in prehistory, when a girl picks up a charred stick and makes the first w...

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  • General Fiction

    May-2014

    Terror Town is trouble with a capital T. What will happen to our intrepid trio (that includes Rat) when the Tears of the Moon are taken, and Terrible Tim and the Trolls are on their trail? There are tempers (Elf Girl's), tests (for Raven Boy), tunes ...

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  • Mystery

    Apr-2014

    Laureth Peak's father has taught her to look for recurring events, patterns, and numbers--a skill at which she's remarkably talented. Her secret: She is blind. But when her father goes missing, Laureth and her 7-year-old brother Benjamin are thrust i...

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  • Fantasy

    Nov-2013

    In the fourth laugh-out-loud adventure from BLUE PETER BOOK AWARD-shortlisted Marcus Sedgwick and Pete Williamson, Elf Girl and Raven Boy bump into a grumpy camel, a grumpier genie, Sultanas, Sandpeople and scorpions as they try to save the world fro...

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  • Fantasy

    May-2013

    Elf Girl and Raven Boy have survived Monster Mountains and arrived on the shores of Scream Sea. Kidnapped by Scrim, pirate captain of the Naughty Porpoise, they're held prisoner below decks as the ship sets sail. But Captain Scrim and his crew are ev...

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  • General Fiction

    Mar-2013

    Eleven Doctors, eleven months, eleven stories: a year-long celebration of Doctor Who! The most exciting names in children's fiction each create their own unique adventure about the time-travelling Time Lord. The Third Doctor and Jo Grant are trying t...

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  • General Fiction

    Feb-2013

    Seven stories of passion and love separated by centuries but mysteriously intertwined -- this is a tale of horror and beauty, tenderness and sacrifice. An archaeologist who unearths a mysterious artifact, an airman who finds himself far from home,...

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  • Fantasy

    Nov-2012

    Saving the world isn't going very well for Elf Girl and Raven Boy. They've left Fright Forest and crossed a huge plain to the worryingly named Monster Mountains, where they find a sign telling them to Turn Back. They really shouldn't have ignored it...

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  • General Fiction

    Jul-2012

    Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey. Cudweed encounters aliens and a time machine in thi...

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  • Fantasy

    Jul-2012

    Eep . . . the adventure begins! Raven Boy has short black spiky hair, amazing night vision and can talk to animals. Elf Girl is light of foot, sharp of mind and . . . elfish all over. She hadn't expected to meet Raven Boy; it's not that often someon...

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  • General Fiction

    Nov-2011

    Join the wonderfully weird Otherhand family and their faithful guardian, Edgar the raven, and discover the dark secrets of Castle Otherhand. It's Halloween and the Otherhands are enjoying the Annual Pumpkin Hunt. And there are preparations to be mad...

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  • General Fiction

    Aug-2011

    Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey. Cudweed's birthday is coming up, and, like all small...

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  • General Fiction

    Jul-2011

    Some secrets are better left buried; some secrets are so frightening they might make angels weep and the devil crow. Thought provoking as well as intensely scary, White Crow unfolds in three voices. There's Rebecca, who has come to a small, seasid...

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  • General Fiction

    Oct-2010

    Everything you know is wrong. History starts here...Eight prize-winning and critically acclaimed authors bring you history as you've never seen it before in this unique anthology. What if Adolf Hitler had died in World War One? What if the Russians h...

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  • General Fiction

    Jul-2010

    A present-day boy, a seventeenth-century girl, an ancient crone: for a single moment, their lives are fused by fire. A tense, brilliant and eerie novel, nominated for the Edgar Allan Poe Award. The fire was a family tragedy that Jamie can't forget,...

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  • General Fiction

    Oct-2009

    Join the wonderfully weird Otherhand family and their faithful guardian, Edgar the raven, and discover the dark secrets of Castle Otherhand. The rumblings and wailings from the Lost South Wing can no longer be ignored, as one by one, members of the c...

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  • General Fiction

    Sep-2009

    It's Christmas Eve, but the weather is warm and the grass still green. Before falling asleep, a boy makes a wish: for a snowstorm like the one in his swirling snow globe. Soon something magical begins to happen. First one flake falls from the cloudle...

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  • General Fiction

    Jul-2009

    A loaded gun. Stolen Gold. And a menacing stranger. A taut frontier survivor story, set at the time of the Alaska gold rush. A Printz Honor Book.“A memorable tale, one that will appeal to fans of Gary Paulsen, Jack London, and even Cormac McCarthy....

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  • General Fiction

    Mar-2009

    Meet the wonderfully weird Otherhand family and their faithful guardian, Edgar the raven, and discover the dark secrets of Castle Otherhand. Edgar is alarmed when he sees a nasty looking black tail slinking under the castle walls. But his warnings to...

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  • General Fiction

    Sep-2008

    Swordhand -

    A dark and gothic novel of vampires and 18th Century Venice, filled with mystery and intrigue. A captivating story of love and loss, THE KISS OF DEATH is a stunning companion volume to the bestselling MY SWORDHAND IS SINGING. Peter's ongoing search...

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  • General Fiction

    Jun-2008

    Russia wakes from a long sleep and marches to St Petersburg to claim her birthright. Her awakening will mark the end for the Romanovs, and the dawn of a new era that changed the world. Arthur Ransome, a journalist and writer, was part of it all. He l...

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  • Horror

    Oct-2007

    Swordhand -

    WHEN TOMAS AND HIS SON, Peter, settle in Chust as woodcutters, Tomas digs a channel of fast-flowing waters around their hut, so they have their own little island kingdom. Peter doesn't understand why his father has done this, nor why his father carri...

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  • Historical

    May-2006

    It is 1915 and the First World War has only just begun. 17 year old Sasha is a well-to-do, sheltered-English girl. Just as her brother Thomas longs to be a doctor, she wants to nurse, yet girls of her class don't do that kind of work. But as the w...

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  • Horror

    Oct-2005

    Book of Dead Days - 2

    In the morning you should thinkYou might not last unto the nightIn the evening you should thinkYou might not last unto the mornBoy has survived the terrors of life with the magician Valerian, dark magic, and deadly chases, but he is still on the run....

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  • Horror

    Oct-2004

    Book of Dead Days - 1

    THE DAYS BETWEEN Christmas and New Year’s Eve are dead days, when spirits roam and magic shifts restlessly just beneath the surface of our lives. A magician called Valerian must save his own life within those few days or pay the price for the pact ...

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  • Historical

    2003

    Sig is a boy in a coastal tribe, the Storn. On the day of the wolf hunt, the life of the tribe changes forever, for Sig rescues a small girl, more like the wolves who shelter her than like a human. Sig's family adopts her and names her Mouse, and Sig...

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  • General Fiction

    Mar-2000

    Winner of the Branford Boase Award 2001, Marcus Sedgwick's powerful debut novel about surviving in a sinking world marks the beginning of the author's multi-award-winning career. Imagine that a few years from now England is covered by water, a...

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  • General Fiction

    Join the wonderfully weird Otherhand family and their faithful guardian, Edgar the raven, and discover the dark secrets of Castle Otherhand. Solstice and Cudweed are appalled to find their father has appointed a new school master. But things get even...

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  • General Fiction

    Join the wonderfully weird Otherhand family and their faithful guardian, Edgar the raven, and discover the dark secrets of Castle Otherhand. A trip to the circus has far-reaching consequences for the Otherhands when Fellah goes missing. Before long ...

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