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Richard Hamilton - Author

Richard Hamilton lives in London with his wife and two daughters. He is the author of Polly's Picnic and Violet and the Mean and Rotten Pirates. As well as writing children's books, he also adapts novels for radio.

I’ve worked at the BBC for a while now running BBC’s location library. I work part-time and as well as writing, abridge stories and books for Radio 4. In particular Book at Bedtime, Book of the Week, and the children’s programme, Go4It. It also means I get to spend a lot of great time with my two daughters (8 and 5) who are both my inspiration and my most generous critics.’

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Hero And The Sinking Ships
Richard Hamilton
A wonderfully entertaining and rollicking yarn that's full of jeopardy, humour and wit as a young, rather wayward rat explores an alarmingly different side of life when he and the rest of his family set sail for sunnier climes, where...
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Format: Paperback | Released 04/08/2008
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Ghostboy and the Moonbalm Treasure
Richard Hamilton
Halibut Hall comes alive after midnight as Alex and his grandpa set about spooking the guests. But it's boring being a ghost in the same place for 150 years. Winning a surprise holiday at the Moonbalm Hotel is exactly the...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/04/2006
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