Simon Weston, David Fitzgerald - Author Picture

Simon Weston, David Fitzgerald - Authors

Simon Weston OBE (pictured) is a former British Army soldier who became well-known after suffering severe injuries during the bombing of the RFA Sir Galahad in the Falklands War. After recovering from his initial injuries, he has worked tirelessly for charity and is now a well-known personality on radio and television and is in demand as an after-dinner speaker throughout the UK. Nelson at Sea is the latest in his best-selling series of children’s books chartering Nelson’s adventures.

David FitzGerald is the voice of Saturday mornings on BBC Radio Devon. He started out in radio in the early 1980s, before moving to television, reporting for Sky News. He is also an experienced writer, having scripted television favourites such as The Bill and Spitting Image.

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Nelson at Sea
Simon Weston, David Fitzgerald - illustrated by Jac Jones
Nelson at Sea is the third in Simon Weston's humorous and heart-warming story that champions friendship and community spirit. This bestselling series charts the adventures of Nelson, a delightful horse with a very practical and down-to-earth attitude to life. Nelson...
Lovereading Price: £7.19 - Saving £1.80 (20%) Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 16/10/2011
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Nelson to the Rescue
Simon Weston, David Fitzgerald
Nelson to the Rescue is an incredibly humorous and heart-warming tale featuring Nelson the horse and many of his erstwhile friends including two rats, a pigeon who is a Flight Lieutenant and Cardigan, an ex-racehorse. Never does Nelson expect to...
Lovereading Price: £7.19 - Saving £1.80 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 30/10/2009
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A Nod From Nelson
Simon Weston, David Fitzgerald
An entertaining and amusing story with a real feel-good factor that's perfect both for reading aloud to youngsters but also terrific as a read alone for the 7+ age range. Nelson is a lovely mellow horse who's getting old. However he...
Lovereading Price: £6.39 - Saving £1.60 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 31/01/2008
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