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Alan Snow - Author

Alan Snow is the bestselling author/illustrator of How Santa Really Works, How Dogs Really Work and How Cats Really Work. He is also the author of the Here Be Dragons series and the wonderful Here Be Monsters series. After studying fashion at Salisbury College of Art, he worked in many trades, from tree surgery to sound engineering. He even found time to mix flavours into yogurt!

Alan lives in the West Country.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Alan Snow

Reader ReviewedHere be Monsters
Alan Snow
Here Be Monsters is the inspiration behind the new Boxtrolls movie. An enormously inventive, endlessly entertaining, overwhelmingly original and astonishingly illustrated book set in the unbelievably weird world of Ratbridge. Eccentric and zany, fast-moving and funny with a Dickensian feel...
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Format: Paperback | Released 04/09/2014
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How Pirates Really Work
Alan Snow
Do pirates really like singing rollicking songs, burying their treasure and parrots? Do they really eat Ship's biscuits with worms and how do they deal with Sea Monsters? From the author of the bestselling How Santa Really Works, Alan...
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Format: Paperback | Released 10/04/2014
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How Pirates Really Work
Alan Snow
Do pirates really like singing rollicking songs, burying their treasure and parrots? Do they really eat Ship's biscuits with worms and how do they deal with Sea Monsters? From the author of the bestselling How Santa Really Works, Alan...
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Format: Hardback | Released 07/11/2013
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How Dinosaurs Really Work
Alan Snow
Fact and fiction and lots of jokes about all things to do with dinosaurs are cleverly melded together in this attractive picture book format which makes finding out fun and easy. Alan Snow's brilliant illustrations are centred around delightful cross-sections...
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Format: Paperback | Released 28/03/2013
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How Dinosaurs Really Work
Alan Snow
The must-have book of dinosaurs from the creator of How Santa Really Works. Have you ever wondered what colour dinosaurs really were, what they had for breakfast or even whether you could beat one in a running race? You have!...
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Format: Hardback | Released 30/08/2012
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How Santa Really Works Pop-Up Edition
Alan Snow
This wonderful pop-up adventure reveals just how Father Christmas goes about his very important business and Christmas. Children will love the pop-up engineering throughout the book that helps to tell Santa's story. Have you ever wondered how Santa can pop...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/11/2010
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Worse Things Happen at Sea: The Ratbridge Chronicles Vol 2
Alan Snow
This is the second in The Ratbridge Chronicles. However, like the first it is a stand-alone novel in its own right. It's a tale of pirates, poison and monsters and swashbuckling adventure on the high seas as the doctor of...
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Format: Hardback | Released 07/10/2010
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Here Be Monsters, The Man In The Iron Socks
Alan Snow
The second part of Alan Snow's highly illustrated odyssey in the wonderfully weird world of Ratbridge where sinister goings on are commonplace and good gets to triumph over evil. This is the second in a trilogy. Pants Ahoy is...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/05/2008
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Here Be Monsters, Cheese Galore!
Alan Snow
Funny, surprising and completely unputdownable, this is the third in a trilogy. Surreal with hugely appealing out of this world characters. Ratbridge is an awe inspiring place to visit and re-visit. Pants Ahoy is the first, and the
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/05/2008
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Here Be Monsters, Pants Ahoy!
Alan Snow
The first in the enormously inventive, endlessly entertaining, overwhelmingly original and astonishingly illustrated ‘Here be Monsters' series set in the unbelievably weird world of Ratbridge. Eccentric and zany, fast-moving and funny with a Dickensian feel about it. Fans of A...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/05/2008
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Here Be Monsters!: The Ratbridge Chronicles Vol 1
Alan Snow
7-9 years. This is a book which all too rarely comes along. Full of imagination, strange creatures, inventions and happenings; I've not found a reader who hasn't absolutely adored it whether they're 7 or 12 or 72. Illustrated quite...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2006
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