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Thomas Taylor - Author

Thomas Taylor was born in Norwich, but grew up by the sea in Wales. His childhood was mostly about drawing, something he learnt to do in Maths classes.

After art school, Thomas set out to illustrate books, then to write them himself. His first commission was the cover art for Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling. Following this, he pursued a career in picture books, mostly from France where he lived for many years.

Thomas now lives on the south coast of England and has two sons. Sometimes they ask for help with their maths homework, so now they’re learning to draw too.

His debut novels published simultaneously in June 2012 were Haunters and Dan and the Dead.

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Dan and the Dead
Thomas Taylor
Dan talks to the undead dead - and helps solve their problems. But when he takes on the case of a teenage shoplifter, things spin out of control. You'll find there are some great characters you'll warm to - even...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 07/06/2012
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Haunters
Thomas Taylor
The dead and the living exist side by side in this thrilling time-travelling adventure. In David's recurrent dream, Eddie seems real and it seems like he's got something to tell David. That's scary enough but then David gets picked up...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 24/05/2012
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Little Mouse and the Big Cupcake
Thomas Taylor - illustrated by Jill Barton
Little Mouse is scurrying along one day when he finds something wonderful -- a chocolate chip, raspberry cream cupcake! It looks delicious, but it's much too big for Little Mouse to carry home on his own. So one by one,...
Lovereading Price: £9.59 - Saving £2.40 (20%) Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 02/09/2010
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