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Laura James - Author

Laura James’ love of storytelling began at an early age and led her to undertake a degree in Film Studies and an MA in Writing for Young People at Bath Spa University. The Adventures of Pug are based on the antics of her own very silly dogs, Brian and Florence. Together the three of them live in a tiny cottage just outside of Bath where they have lots of adventures and eat lots of jam tarts – all in the name of research of course! Laura’s first book, Captain Pug, was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize in 2017.

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Fabio The World's Greatest Flamingo Detective: The Case of the Missing Hippo
Laura James - illustrated by Emily Fox
In a nutshell: eye-catching, attention-grabbing comic adventure for young readers With a cast of characters as colourful as the day-glo pinks and greens of its illustrations, and a plot that's just as bright, Fabio the World's Greatest Flamingo Detective is...
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Format: Paperback | Released 08/03/2018
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Safari Pug
Laura James - illustrated by Eglantine Ceulemans
When pug is woken suddenly in the middle of the night by Lady Miranda shouting about lions, he begins to think they mustn't be very nice and a teeny bit scary. However, Lady Miranda believes the only way to overcome...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/11/2017
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Reader ReviewedCowboy Pug
Laura James - illustrated by Eglantine Ceulemans
Pug is exactly the kind of hero young children happily identify with: he's a good friend, sometimes bemused by the grown-up world but a quick learner, and always at the centre of the action. In this story Lady Miranda and...
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Format: Paperback | Released 04/05/2017
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Reader ReviewedCaptain Pug
Laura James
Julia Eccleshare's Book of the Month May 2016 A deliciously madcap doggy adventure for Pug, the pampered dog of the even more pampered Lady Miranda. When Lady Miranda determines that Pug will be the ship's captain when they go...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/05/2016
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