Gareth P. Jones Star Author Visit 
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We are thrilled to be bringing the incredible, Blue Peter prize winning author Gareth P. Jones to Hamstel Junior school on Wednesday 2nd February for a day of book and writing fun. During the day Gareth will be sharing ideas about his books, setting a writing challenge and there will be an opportunity for children to meet with Gareth  and  collect personalised signed copies of his books, including his latest Solve Your Own Mystery: The Time Thief, which is not published until the 3rd February.  Books will need to be pre-ordered and paid for prior to the event and you can use this form to pre-order books and guarantee availability of your choice. Pre-orders need to be with us by 1st February 2021. Please choose Hamstel Junior School as the delivery option at the checkout.

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After a fantastic day in school with Gareth, he has agreed to personalise and sign bookplates to go into books that are ordered this week, so it is not too late to get a signed book if you were inspired by the visit.

 

Orders can be made using this form, which will be left up until  9th February. We will then send names to Gareth and fix the bookplates into books as soon as we receive them. All books will be delivered into school for distribution in the week after half term. 

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The following books are available to order.

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Solve Your Own Mystery: The Time Thief

 

One puzzling mystery. Several slippery suspects. Endless possibilities! Welcome to Haventry, a town where the ordinary and extraordinary collide! With ghosts, werewolves and zombies living side by side, trouble is always brewing.

And when a fiendish crime is committed, YOU are the detective in charge of the case. The Museum of Magical Objects and Precious Stones is putting on a special time-travelling showcase, but when the main exhibit is stolen, it's up to YOU to find the thief. The Time Sponge has the ability to stop and start time for whoever squeezes it, so who has the strongest motive?

Pre Publication Exclusive

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Solve Your Own Mystery: The Monster Maker

One puzzling mystery. Several slippery suspects. Endless possibilities! Welcome to Haventry, a town where the ordinary and extraordinary collide! With ghosts, werewolves and zombies living side by side, trouble is always brewing.

And when a fiendish crime is committed, YOU are the detective in charge of the case. Dr Franklefink's precious Monster Maker has gone missing and there are lots of suspects! Along with your yeti partner, it's up to YOU to find the culprit. 

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Dragon Detective: Catnapped! (1)

When detective Dirk Dilly gets a call from Holly, a young girl whose pet cat has gone missing, the dragon ends up with not only a new case to solve but also a self-appointed partner-in-solving-crime. And it turns out that Holly's cat is just the beginning! As the pair hunt for clues, Dirk spots other dragons flying over the city - and not the good kind.

Dirk has a hunch they might just be involved, but will he and Holly be able prevent further cat-astrophe before it's too late? 

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Dragon Detective: School's Out! (2)

Holly is desperate to be sleuthing with her partner-in-solving-crime, dragon Dirk Dilly, but instead she's stuck at her exclusive boarding school for children of the rich and famous. She's determined to escape, until she meets Callum, the son of the Prime Minister, who claims he was kidnapped by dragons a year ago and hasn't been the same since.

And when Dirk's own investigation into dragon activity brings him to the school, the two cases collide. What if Callum isn't as crazy as he seems?

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Dragon Detective: Sky High! (3)

When a visitor turns up unannounced at Dirk's office with a new case for him and Holly to solve, all is not as it seems. A Sea Dragon has disappeared and the only clue left at the scene of the crime is the ashy outline of an elusive Sky Dragon.

As their investigations take them from a dodgy billionaire's HQ to the top of the city's tallest skyscraper, trouble is set to soar sky high for this dragon detective and his partner-in-solving-crime. Will they be able to hunt down the suspect and find the missing dragon before they both disappear into thin air?

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Dragon Detective: That's A Wrap! (4)

When Holly and her family fly to LA for a holiday, it promises to be the trip of a lifetime. On her first day exploring the city of dreams, Holly befriends a movie director, who's captured something suspiciously dragonlike on camera while filming out in the desert.

But before she can examine the tape properly, it goes missing... Holly asks her partner-in-solving-crime, dragon detective Dirk Dilly, to join her on the hunt for clues in Hollywood. Will they be able to find the film before it falls into the wrong hands and exposes the existence of dragonkind to the world? 

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Ninja Meerkats: The Clan of the Scorpion

Legend tells of the Clan of the Scorpion, four mighty meerkats who are armed to the teeth with ninja-know-how. They are sworn to protect the world from their longtime nemesis, the Ringmaster... A tiger is missing from Hong Kong zoo, but she's no ordinary big cat - and she won't be found by sticking lost posters on lamp posts.

When the meerkats find a clown-shaped clue in the poo at the zoo it can only mean one thing. The Ringmaster and his circus goons are in town. It's time for the ninja meerkats to leap into action!

Solve Your Own Mystery: The Time Thief
£6.99
Solve Your Own Mystery: 
The Monster Maker
£6.99
Solve Your Own Mystery Bundle
£12.99

 

The Time Thief & The Monster Make

Dragon Detective: Catnapped! 

£6.99
Dragon Detective: School's Out!
£6.99
Dragon Detective: Sky High!
£6.99
Dragon Detective: That's A Wrap! 
£6.99
Dragon Detective Complete Series
£20.99
Ninja Meerkats: The Clan of the Scorpion
£4.99