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Theresa Breslin - Author

Theresa Breslin is the critically acclaimed author of over 30 books for children and young adults whose work has been filmed for television, broadcast on radio, and is read world-wide in many languages. A respected contributor to professional journals, she is passionate about children’s literature and literacy. She travels extensively, doing research for her books and speaking at international conferences and book festivals.

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Caged
Theresa Breslin
In a Nutshell: Fighting | Surviving | Treachery | Trust | A powerful contemporary novel set in the shady world of underground cage fighting, from a Carnegie Medal-winning author. After running away to London to escape his mum's bullying boyfriend,...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/09/2016
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Whispers in the Graveyard
Theresa Breslin
This is a gripping supernatural thriller and one of those rare books that makes the reader want to put life on hold for as long as it takes to finish it. The writing is breathtakingly good and whilst tackling some...
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Format: Paperback | Released 25/02/2016
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An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Mythical Creatures
Theresa Breslin - illustrated by Kate Leiper
One of our Books of the Year 2015 Discover eleven wonderful tales in this, ‘An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Mythical Creatures'. The combination of author Theresa Breslin and illustrator Kate Leiper works beautifully. As an avid collector of fantastical treasuries,...
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Format: Hardback | Released 20/08/2015
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Ghost Soldier WW1 Story
Theresa Breslin
This is a thrilling, poignant story of hope and loss set during World War 1, from Carnegie Medal-winning author Theresa Breslin. Nobody believes in ghosts until they see one..
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Format: Hardback | Released 31/07/2014
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The Traveller
Theresa Breslin - illustrated by Nelson Evergreen
Interest Age Teen Reading Age 7 Against the dramatic background of a violent storm, this story within a story simply but elegantly unfolds in carefully chosen vocabulary. As the old man at the bar tells his favourite tale of the...
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Format: Paperback | Released 15/03/2013
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An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Folk and Fairy Tales
Theresa Breslin - illustrated by Kate Leiper
A wonderful gift, particularly if you have Scottish connections. This is a truly stunning book to be treasured for a lifetime and will be enjoyed by parents and grandparents as well as children. Retelling each in its own individual style,...
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Format: Hardback | Released 02/07/2012
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Alligator: The Play
Theresa Breslin
A gripping story which catches the roller-coaster that Sam is on when he finds he has acquired an alligator as a pet! How on earth is Sam going to manage such a ferocious and hungry creature? The only place he...
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Format: Paperback | Released 14/02/2012
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Prisoner of the Inquisition
Theresa Breslin
Shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2011 Zarita, only daughter of the town magistrate, lives a life of wealth and privilege. Indulged by her parents, she is free to spend her days as she pleases, enjoying herself in the company...
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Format: Paperback | Released 31/03/2011
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Whispers in the Graveyard
Theresa Breslin
This is a gripping supernatural thriller and one of those rare books that makes the reader want to put life on hold for as long as it takes to finish it. The writing is breathtakingly good and whilst tackling some...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/11/2007
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The Medici Seal
Theresa Breslin
Shortlisted for the Booktrust Teenage Prize 2007. An epic adventure, full of intrigue, murder, revenge and betrayal, set in Leonardo da Vinci's Italy. Gloriously rich and authentic it provides a wonderful glimpse into the world of da Vinci through a...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/04/2007
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Magic Factory (Cold Spell)
Theresa Breslin
Midden’s team of helpers in the Magic Factory in Starling Castle are an unusual crew. There’s a Gargoyle, a Bogle, a Shape Shifter and, not to be forgotten, a cat. Together they have some magical adventures trying to warm up...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/03/2007
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Magic Factory: Midsummer Magic
Theresa Breslin
In this collection of four funny stories there is magic and mayhem for very young readers and it's perfect reading for the summer season as the heat is going to everyone's heads including those at the magic factory. But can...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/03/2007
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Remembrance
Theresa Breslin
Carnegie Medal winner Teresa Breslin brings alive the lives of a group of teenagers in a small Scottish town in the early days of World War 1. She captures how normal life was and how unprepared people were for the...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/01/2003
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