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Dominic Barker - Author

Dominic Barker was born in 1966 in Southport only months after England won the World Cup. He studied English at Birmingham University, and subsequently was a stand-up comic with the likes of Frank Skinner and Alan Davies, then a secondary school teacher, before writing his first series for young readers about a teenage detective, Mickey Sharp. Dominic has since written three anarchic spoof-quests featuring the hapless hero Blart (the boy who didn’t want to save the world) and is currently working on a new stand alone novel called Adam and the Arkonauts. Dominic lives in Spain.

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Adam and the Arkonauts
Dominic Barker
A fantastic new hero, and equally brilliant villain, from the master of both is coupled with hilarious one-liners and dialogue. Plenty of intrigue, a dastardly plot in which the evil professor Scabelax, seeking nothing less than world domination of not...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/05/2010
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Blart 3: The Boy Who Set Sail on a Questionable Quest
Dominic Barker
Hilarious adventures of a reluctant hero. Blart is back for a new set of adventures. This time he is on a deadly mission to save Princess Lois – and he doesn't even like her! Sailing across the treacherous sea he...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 07/04/2008
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Blart 2
Dominic Barker
A second story about Blart, a fifteen year old who has already saved the world from the evil Zoltab. Now Blart embarks on a second set of hair-raising adventures which he is tricked into having lost a game of Muggins...
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Format: Paperback | Released 15/01/2007
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Blart
Dominic Barker
Humour and madcap action by the bucket load. You can't fail to get the most reluctant of readers enthused about reading once they've been introduced to Blart, the far from average boy. You're in for a treat. This is...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/02/2006
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