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Tanya Landman - Author

Tanya Landman has written numerous books for children and young people, including Buffalo Soldier, winner of the Carnegie Medal, Apache, shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and the Booktrust Teenage Prize, The Goldsmith's Daughter and Hell and High Water, shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, the Sam Swann and Poppy Fields mystery series and the beautiful picture book Mary's Penny. Tanya lives in Bideford, Devon, with her husband and their two sons. Read more about the author here.

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Reader ReviewedPassing for White
Tanya Landman
Interest Age Teen Reading Age 8 | In a nutshell: brilliantly told story inspired by real life events A story of a daring escape made by two slaves, a young woman and her husband, provides the inspiration for Tanya Landman's...
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Format: Paperback | Released 15/05/2017
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Beyond the Wall
Tanya Landman
In a Nutshell: Boudica-spirited slave girl fights to break the chains that bind her | A sumptuous feast of historical fiction fuelled by drama, deception, and a young woman's determination to find freedom. To be born a slave in Roman...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/04/2017
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Hell and High Water
Tanya Landman
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | Shortlisted for the UKLA 2017 Book Award | Longlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize 2016 The astonishing story of a young man's quest to find justice for his father, from...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/05/2016
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Reader ReviewedHell and High Water
Tanya Landman
The astonishing story of a young man's quest to find justice for his father, from the Carnegie Medal-winning author of Buffalo Soldier. Holding the reader in suspense throughout it charts the growth of a frightened boy into a brave young...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/10/2015
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Buffalo Soldier
Tanya Landman
Winner of the 2015 CILIP Carnegie Medal The Judges comment “We were particularly impressed with how Buffalo Soldier explored what it means to be truly free: the evolving idea of freedom is an essential part of this gripping, often...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/04/2014
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Two Words
Tanya Landman - illustrated by Julia Page
Interest age 12+ Reading age 7 - Reluctant, struggling or dyslexic readers with a reading age of around 7 but an interest age of 12+ will thoroughly enjoy this heart-stopping and thoughtful adventure from this award winning author. A tense story...
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Format: Paperback | Released 15/03/2013
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Geronimo
Tanya Landman
Interest Age 11+ Reading Age 8+. This is a fascinating short book detailing an important aspect of American History - that of the native American people, the Apaches. Geromino was a famous Apache who went on fighting the US government...
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Format: Paperback | Released 22/01/2010
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Mondays are Murder: Poppy Fields Mystery 1
Tanya Landman
A gripping murder mystery with a fast moving plot that twists and turns as one gruesome event follows another. Poppy is off to a remote Scottish island to take part in a free action-packed adventure holiday. But right from the...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2009
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Apache
Tanya Landman
Selected by a distinguished independent panel of experts including our editorial expert, Julia Eccleshare, for Diverse Voices - 50 of the best Children's Books celebrating cultural diversity in the UK. Shortlisted for the prestigious 2008 Carnegie. An inspiring story of...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/07/2007
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