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J A Henderson - Author

About the Author

After graduating from Edinburgh university Jan moved to the United States to make his fortune - 'as all good Scots do', he says. During this time he worked in a variety of jobs, ranging from a pen engraver to stamp designer, to a pepper salesman in Texas. But wherever he was, he wrote, directed and put on plays in his spare time.
Jan has made many appearances on radio and television, including Good Morning Television and the Nicky Campbell Show.

 

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Goners

Goners

Author: J A Henderson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2019

It's Only the End of the World

It's Only the End of the World

Author: J. A. Henderson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/08/2018

Charlie thinks he's a pretty normal guy, until someone breaks into his room one night and reveals that everything he's ever thought about anything is wrong. 1. His parents are boring -- nope -- they're actually highly skilled computer hackers with a history of radical action 2. He has no special talents -- nah -- he's been jacked up with the Atlas serum, making him near enough a super hero (minus the spandex) 3. The world is basically a good and predictable place -- wrong again -- there's an evil corporation determined to bring on THE END OF THE WORLD... and kill him 4. The person who broke into his room is weird -- OK, that one is true. But Daffodil (not her real name) has a bossy, all-powerful artificial intelligence attached to her brain stem which is bound to make anyone a little different. In this pacey, ironic thriller, brilliant dialogue meets slapstick fight scenes, in a teen version of Christopher Brookmyre, and the question of who's controlling whom is startlingly, hilariously and constantly revised.

Henry V Band 16/Sapphire

Henry V Band 16/Sapphire

Author: J. A. Henderson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/01/2017

Relive Shakespeare's epic tale of courage and heroism in this powerful retelling by Jan-Andrew Henderson. Is King Henry V strong enough to bring together his kingdom while under siege in France? And where does his loyalty as king, really lie? Sapphire/Band 16 books offer longer reads to develop children's sustained engagement with texts and are more complex syntactically. Text type: Fiction from our literary heritage Curriculum links: English: fiction from the English literary heritage

Project X Alien Adventures: Dark Red + Book Band, Oxford Level 20: The 9th Battalion

Project X Alien Adventures: Dark Red + Book Band, Oxford Level 20: The 9th Battalion

Author: J. A. Henderson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/04/2015

Project X Alien Adventures takes you on an incredible reading journey with this fantastic story featuring the popular Project X characters Max, Cat, Ant and Tiger. After pursuing Vilana across so many dimensions, the burden of leadership is starting to take its toll on Max. Determined not to let Vilana escape another time and unwilling to risk his friends' lives again he sets off alone. Cat, Ant and Tiger are determined to help him. But who are the frightening black knights? And what is lurking in the cave that is so dangerous that even the Krush won't go near? Carefully levelled and highly motivating, this book is ideal for independent reading. This book also contains notes on the inside front and back covers with advice on supporting older children with their reading, questions for readers, and a follow-up activity.

Project X Alien Adventures: Dark Red + Book Band, Oxford Level 20: The Beasts of Blackwater

Project X Alien Adventures: Dark Red + Book Band, Oxford Level 20: The Beasts of Blackwater

Author: J. A. Henderson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/04/2015

Project X Alien Adventures takes you on an incredible reading journey with this fantastic story featuring the popular Project X characters Max, Cat, Ant and Tiger. When Max, Cat, Ant and Tiger rip-jump to a foggy moorland, they are only just saved from a pack of savage mutant beasts by the mysterious Doctor Fishbalm. But Max isn't convinced the doctor is all that he seems. Find out if they can make it back to the rip alive or if the secrets of Blackwater Island will chew them up literally. Carefully levelled and highly motivating, this book is ideal for independent reading. This book also contains notes on the inside front and back covers with advice on supporting older children with their reading, questions for readers, and a follow-up activity.

Project X Origins: Dark Red+ Book band, Oxford Level 19: Fears and Frights: The Fear Machine

Project X Origins: Dark Red+ Book band, Oxford Level 19: Fears and Frights: The Fear Machine

Author: J. A. Henderson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/06/2014

Project X Origins is a ground-breaking guided reading programme for the whole school. Action-packed stories, fascinating non-fiction and comprehensive guided reading support meet the needs of children at every stage of their reading development. A mysterious villain is on the loose in The Fear Machine but what do they want with safety deposit box 49?

Colony

Colony

Author: J. A. Henderson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/02/2009

Thirty years ago a secret army research facility was destroyed - overrun by millions of ants. Two survivors fled the carnage, unaware that something terrible escaped with them. Now a teenage boy and girl discover that they are linked to that fateful day. Betrayed by their families and hounded by the military, they begin to realize their whole lives have been a lie. Worst than that, the ants are gathering again ...

Crash

Crash

Author: J. A. Henderson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/04/2008

A day out with his dad Gordon turns into a nightmare for Bobby Berlin when something shocking happens that leaves Dad thinking it's 1977 and he's really 14. The only people Bobby can turn to for help are his best friend Mary and her gypsy grandmother. The problem is, they don't have a clue what to do either. Gordon is irrationally convinced that if he can just get to Dundee, everything will be OK - but he couldn't be more wrong. The east coast of Scotland is about to be hit by a tsunami. As the population flees, Gordon journeys towards the heart of danger, followed by Bobby and Mary, hell-bent on trying to stop him. What neither of the children knows is that Gordon was once an expert on tsunamis, and the government is trying to find him because they want his help. But the teenage Gordon is terrified of anyone in authority. Every time the police or army close in, he fights desperately to escape...

Bunker 10

Bunker 10

Author: J. A. Henderson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/01/2007

At eight o'clock in the evening, on Monday 24th December 2007, Pinewood Military Installation exploded. The blast ripped apart acres of forest and devastated the remote highland valley where the base was located. No official cause was given for the incident. Inside Pinewood were 185 male and female military personnel - a mixture of scientists and soldiers. There were also seven teenagers there. This is the story of their last day ...

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