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Jane Johnson - Author

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Jane Johnson is the Publisher of HarperCollins' science fiction and fantasy list, Voyager. She has been involved in the publishing of JRR Tolkien's works for many years and is the author of the official Visual Companions to Peter Jackson's movie trilogy of The Lord Of The Rings. She has written adult novels as both Gabriel King and Jude Fisher, but the Secret Country books are her first for children. She lives in South London and Cornwall, with her two cats.

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Goldseekers

Goldseekers

Author: Jane Johnson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/03/2011

In 17th century Cornwall, Jude's mother was called a witch. Her son is a 'finder' with a rare and strange power. He can sense the presence of gold wherever it is hidden. But Jude's talents dangerous - especially when he leaves his childhood home after his parents' sudden deaths. Captured by a sinister, one-eyed sea-captain, he is plunged into terrifying magical adventures on the magnificent and mysterious Cornish coast. Battling Barbary pirates, slave-stealers and an evil telepathic cat, he is befriended by a family of gold-hungry djinns, doomed to dwell for eternity amng the legions of the damned unless he agrees to save them...A superbly-written historical fantasy by one of children's literature's very best storytellers.

Ready for Bed!

Ready for Bed!

Author: Jane Johnson, Gaby Hansen Format: Hardback Release Date: 21/05/2007

With her youngest bunny still wide-awake, Mrs Rabbit must try all the tricks she knows to coax her little bunny to sleep. But even if the lullabies, the bubbly bath, the warm milk and the cuddles work their magic, will Mrs Rabbit ever get any peace?

The Secret Country

The Secret Country

Author: Jane Johnson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2007

The Shadow World

The Shadow World

Author: Jane Johnson Format: Other book format Release Date: 06/03/2006

The Dodman has begun his reign of terror in Eidolon. Amassing an army of trolls and giants, ghost-dogs and goblins, he is determined to lay waste to the magical Secret Country - and destroy its Queen forever. Now Isadora must return to her world, leaving her family behind, and lead her people against the evil Dodman. Horrified at being left behind, Ellie follows her mother to Eidolon - and walks straight into danger. Captured and held hostage by the Dodman, only Ben and Iggy can save her and protect the Secret Country from becoming enslaved once more...

The Secret Country

The Secret Country

Author: Jane Johnson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/01/2006

Ben has been saving for weeks to buy the Mongolian fighting fish he's seen in the local pet shop. But on entering Mr Dodds' Pet Emporium, a small cat hooks his claws into Ben's jumper and begs to be bought. The cat tells Ben that Mr Dodds is importing rare magical beasts into this world and he needs his help to save them. Like fish out of water, they are dying in this world, away from their magical land. A parallel world, Eidolon, exists as a neighbour to our own and is filled with magic and magical creatures, like dragons, selkies, sabre-toothed tigers and faeries. With his new friend, Iggy the talking cat, Ben travels between the worlds and helps some of these amazing creatures return home. On his journey he makes loyal friends, encounters danger and adventure and discovers his own royal lineage in the Secret Country...

Ready for Bed!

Ready for Bed!

Author: Jane Johnson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/07/2003

Ready for Bed! Written by Jane Johnson Illustrated by Gaby Hansen oAaah, peace and quiet at last,o sighed Mrs Rabbit, tucking her children into bed. But it doesnAt last for long! With her youngest little bunny still wide-awake, Mrs Rabbit must try all the tricks she knows to coax her little bunny to sleep. But even if the lullabies, the bubbly bath, the warm milk and the cuddles work their magic, will Mrs Rabbit get her peace and quiet?

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