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Tanya Landman - Author

About the Author

Tanya Landman has written numerous books for children and young people, including Buffalo Soldier, winner of the Carnegie Medal, Apache, shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and the Booktrust Teenage Prize, The Goldsmith's Daughter and Hell and High Water, shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, the Sam Swann and Poppy Fields mystery series and the beautiful picture book Mary's Penny. Tanya lives in Bideford, Devon, with her husband and their two sons. Read more about the author here.

 

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A Drop of Rain Green Band

A Drop of Rain Green Band

Author: Tanya Landman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/01/2016

Endorsed for reading by Cambridge Assessment International Education, Cambridge Reading Adventures is our international primary reading scheme. A drop of rain falls to earth. Find out where it goes. Green Band books include longer, more complex words and sentence structures focus on the use of punctuation. Topic-specific vocabulary is used, with moderate support from illustrations. Contains full teaching support including learning outcomes, curriculum links and follow-up activities.

The Selfish Giant Band 12/Copper

The Selfish Giant Band 12/Copper

Author: Tanya Landman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/01/2016

Build your child's reading confidence at home with books at the right level A wonderful retelling of Oscar Wilde's classic story about a fierce, angry giant, who wants nothing to do with the children who play in his beautiful garden. But when he finds himself miserable and alone in an eternal winter-land, it's an act of kindness to an unlikely friend that brings back Spring and finally, happiness. Copper/Band 12 books provide more complex plots and longer chapters that develop reading stamina. Text type: Fiction from our literary heritage Curriculum links: English: fiction from the English literary heritage. This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.

Hell and High Water

Hell and High Water

Author: Tanya Landman Format: eBook Release Date: 17/09/2015

The heart-stopping tale of a young man's attempt to clear his father's name, from the Carnegie Medal-winning author of Buffalo Soldier.From the Carnegie Medal-winning author of Buffalo Soldier comes this heart-stopping tale of a young man's attempt to clear his father's name. When his father is arrested and transported to the Colonies, Caleb is left alone. After a desperate journey in search of an aunt he's never met he receives a strange, cold welcome. Then a body washes up on the nearby beach and Caleb is caught up in a terrifying net of lies and intrigue. Soon he and his new family are in mortal danger. This powerful story holds the reader in suspense as it charts the growth of a frightened boy into a brave young man.

Apache

Apache

Author: Tanya Landman Format: eBook Release Date: 16/07/2015

A powerful and emotional portrayal of the Apache's struggle for survival in a hostile world.Siki is an orphan of the Black Mountain Apache. Her mother was killed by Mexicans three years ago and her father lost in an ambush the winter before that. When Siki witnesses the brutal murder of her little brother Tazhi, she vows to become an Apache warrior and avenge her brother's death.

Goldsmith's Daughter

Goldsmith's Daughter

Author: Tanya Landman Format: eBook Release Date: 16/07/2015

A young girl's struggle to change her destiny set against the destruction of the Aztec empire.In the golden city of Tenochtitlan, Emperor Montezuma rules with an iron rod and people live in fear of the gods. Itacate, a girl born under an ill-fated sky, is destined for a life of submission and domestic drudgery. But when her father, a goldsmith, discovers her talent for his craft, she starts to work as his apprentice, a secret she must keep in order to protect the lives of herself and her family. But danger awaits as Spanish strangers invade the city. And when Itacate's work comes to the emperor's attention and she falls in love with a stranger, her life takes an even more perilous turn. Can Itacate change her destiny and survive in this harsh new world?

Flotsam and Jetsam A Home by the Sea

Flotsam and Jetsam A Home by the Sea

Author: Tanya Landman, Marta Dlugolecka Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/02/2014

Resourceful and entertaining, Flotsam and Jetsam are the Borrowers of the seashore. A tiny beach... An upturned boat... A whisper of smoke... When Flotsam and Jetsam are washed ashore, they soon become the best of friends. Every day brings a new adventure for the tiny pair. Join them as they battle a spiteful seagull, build a new home and rescue a very shy hermit crab.

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