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Sam Gayton - Author

Sam Gayton lives in South London. In 2009 he completed the Writing for Young People MA at Bath Spa University. He loves American novels, Italian food and the English countryside. When he’s not writing, he likes playing old board games, strumming his guitar and joining as many rock bands as possible (currently at seven). Sam often visits schools and libraries across the country to talk about his magical books.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Sam Gayton

Reader ReviewedHis Royal Whiskers
Sam Gayton - illustrated by Peter Cottrill
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month January 2017 Full of astonishing imagination and curious and unexpected adventures, His Royal Whiskers is a royal romp of a story that will delight all those who love magic, mystery, mayhem - and...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/01/2017
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Reader ReviewedHercufleas
Sam Gayton
Shortlisted for the UKLA 2016 Book Award in the 7 - 11 year old category. Greta needs a hero, someone to defeat the murderous giant Yuk. She goes to see Mr Stickler, proprietor of Happily Ever Afters, motto, ‘You bring...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/04/2015
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The Snow Merchant
Sam Gayton - illustrated by Chris Riddell
The Snow Merchant is a fantasy filled with family secrets, magical transformations and wild adventure. Join Lettie on her journey to uncover the true meaning of snow, family and friendship. A gripping debut.
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/10/2014
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Reader ReviewedLilliput
Sam Gayton
March 2014 Book of the Month How can a little girl who is only three inches tall survive after her capture by the giant Gulliver? Poor Lily, dressed in handkerchiefs which have been sewn together with spider thread, has always...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/03/2014
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Reader ReviewedLilliput
Sam Gayton
Inspired by Gulliver's Travels, Lilliput is an exhilarating adventure filled with cunning escape plans, evil clockmakers and very talkative parrots. Join Lily (at just 6 inches tall) as she travels over rooftops, down chimneys and into chocolate shops on a...
Lovereading Price: £10.39 - Saving £2.60 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 07/03/2013
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The Snow Merchant
Sam Gayton
The Snow Merchant is a fantasy filled with family secrets, magical transformations and wild adventure. Join Lettie on her journey to uncover the true meaning of snow, family and friendship. A gripping debut.
Lovereading Price: £10.39 - Saving £2.60 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 06/10/2011
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