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Barry Hutchison - Author

Barry Hutchison was born and raised in the Highlands of Scotland. He was just eight years old when he decided he wanted to become a writer and 17 when he sold his first piece of work. His work includes the Invisible Fiends series for HarperCollins and The Shark-Headed Bear Thing for Nosy Crow. He also writes for TV. Barry lives in Fort William with his partner and their two children. Read a Q&A with the author here.

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Super Creepy Camp
Barry Hutchison - illustrated by Katie Abey
In a nutshell: enormously funny story about boy compelled to tell the truth Ever since his encounter with an old lady who might just have been a witch, Beaky Malone has been unable to speak anything but the truth –...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2017
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Worst Ever School Trip
Barry Hutchison - illustrated by Katie Abey
January 2017 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: In all honesty, a book to have readers laughing aloud | Poor Beaky Malone: once an accomplished fibber, he's now condemned to be completely, even brutally honest at all times thanks...
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Format: Paperback | Released 12/01/2017
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Beaky Malone: The World's Greatest Liar
Barry Hutchison - illustrated by Katie Abey
In a Nutshell: the truth, the whole truth, nothing but the truth! If they gave out black-belts for telling fibs, Beaky Malone would be a seventh Dan master. All that changes though when he steps into a rusty metal...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/06/2016
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Reader ReviewedThe Shark-Headed Bear-Thing
Barry Hutchison - illustrated by Chris Mould
Hideous monsters, an ill-assorted band of comrades, life-or-death situations, and the odd magic item – who doesn't love a quest story? Benjamin Blank and his friends Paradise Little and Wesley Chant are off to battle the Shark-Headed Bear-Thing terrorising their...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/02/2015
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Afterworlds: The Book of Doom
Barry Hutchison
Shortlisted for the 2013 Scottish Children's Book Award The second in the Afterwolds series, this is a cracking adventure which keeps up a terrific pace to the last. The Book of Doom has gone missing! As it is the most...
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Format: Paperback | Released 28/02/2013
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Invisible Fiends: Mr Mumbles
Barry Hutchison
Scottish Book Award 2010 winner - Young Readers (8-11) category. Not for the faint hearted, this is a chilling horror stories for all those who love to be scared. Kyle gave up his imaginary friend years ago, so many years...
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Format: Paperback | Released 04/02/2010
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