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Jon Mayhew - Author

Jon Mayhew is a man with a dark imagination, who has always loved writing and storytelling. An English teacher (to children and teenagers) for 20 years, he now works as a specialist teacher for children with autism. He has four children himself and, when neither teaching nor writing, he plays in ceilidh bands and runs marathons. Jon lives between the ancient cities of Chester and Liverpool. Jon's debut novel, Mortlock, was shortlisted for the 2011 Waterstone's Children's Book Prize and longlisted for the 2011 Branford Boase Award.

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The Bonehill Curse
Jon Mayhew
May 2012 Book of the Month. An evil djinn released from a bottle is a very, very dangerous thing as Necessity Bonehill is soon to discover! Miserable at her stuffy boarding school, Necessity is delighted to receive the sealed bottle from...
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Format: Paperback | Released 10/05/2012
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Mortlock
Jon Mayhew
A World Book Day 'Recommended Read' for 2011. Shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2011 This devilishly good debut sees the birth of a wickedly witty and original new voice in the children's book world. Mortlock is the sort...
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Format: Paperback | Released 04/01/2011
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Mortlock
Jon Mayhew
Shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2011 This devilishly good debut sees the birth of a wickedly witty and original new voice in the children's book world. Mortlock is the sort of adventure that boys and girls will enjoy...
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Format: Hardback | Released 05/04/2010
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