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Tom Avery - Author

Tom Avery was born and raised in London in a very large, very loud family, descendants of the notorious pirate Henry Avery. He trained as a teacher and has worked with children in inner city schools in London and Birmingham.

Tom lives in Amsterdam with his wife and two sons.

Click here to read The English Association's interview with Tom.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Tom Avery

Reader ReviewedNot as We Know it
Tom Avery - illustrated by Kate Grove
Twins Ned and Jamie spend their spare time – when Ned is well enough – searching the shorelines of the beaches near their home for washed up treasures. That's where they find the strange, otherworldly creature that Jamie hopes has...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 05/03/2015
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Reader ReviewedMy Brother's Shadow
Tom Avery - illustrated by Kate Grove
Longlisted for the 2015 CILIP Carnegie Medal A debut novel which charts the long, slow and painful process of grieving is also full of tenderness and hope as it tells of the slow and painful recovery of a young girl...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 02/01/2014
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Too Much Trouble
Tom Avery
Winner of the 2010 Frances Lincoln / Seven Stories Diverse Voices Children's Book Award. Click here to read author and teacher Tom Avery's Q&A with one of the judges, Geraldine Brennan. This prize-winning story will grab readers' attention...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 02/06/2011
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Author's Website

tomaveryauthor.com/

Author's Blog

toomuchavery.wordpress.com/

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