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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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Flotsam and Jetsam and the Grooof

Flotsam and Jetsam and the Grooof

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. One day Flotsam and Jetsam find a whistle. They don't know what it is and, when Flotsam blows it, it makes a horrible sound so they keep it as a seagull scarer. But little do they know that someone else has heard it too - a big dog with a wet nose who comes to investigate. He even spends the night in their boat house! The next day they all play on the beach but the dog's owners soon spot him and collect him, leaving Flotsam, Jetsam and Sainsbury alone on their tiny beach.

Flotsam and Jetsam and the Stormy Surprise

Flotsam and Jetsam and the Stormy Surprise

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

Resourceful and entertaining, Flotsam and Jetsam are the Borrowers of the seashore. Flotsam and Jetsam live on a tiny secluded beach. Every day the sea brings them a new adventure: a huge heap of bedraggled feathers that turns out to be a shelduck; an umbrella that becomes a summer house; and a very special surprise!

Murder Mysteries 5: The Scent of Blood

Murder Mysteries 5: The Scent of Blood

Author: Tanya Landman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2013

Fifth in the brilliantly addictive series of murder mysteries by an acclaimed and popular writer. When Poppy Fields and best friend Graham go on a weekend trip to the zoo, it soon becomes apparent that the staff there are not happy. Then one of them suddenly dies. And then another. And another... Someone's using the animals to do their dirty work for them, and the result is not pretty. Will the intrepid pair uncover the murderer before they, too, become dead meat?

Murder Mysteries 2: Dead Funny

Murder Mysteries 2: Dead Funny

Author: Tanya Landman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/04/2013

Second in a series of brilliantly addictive, tightly plotted murder mysteries featuring the irrepressible Poppy Fields. When ageing starlet Baby Sugarcandy is found dead at the bottom of the stairs in her Hollywood mansion, it is assumed she tripped. However, an autopsy reveals she was dead before she fell... When a number of strange deaths follow, Poppy Fields and best friend Graham decide to investigate.

Murder Mysteries 3: Dying to be Famous

Murder Mysteries 3: Dying to be Famous

Author: Tanya Landman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/04/2013

Third in a series of brilliantly addictive, tightly plotted murder mysteries featuring the irrepressible Poppy Fields. Poppy Fields and best friend Graham are astonished to be given parts in a musical production of The Wizard of Oz. Even more astonishing is the series of murders that occurs at the theatre, targeting the leading lady. When Poppy and Graham investigate, little do they know that they are next on the murderer's list...

Murder Mysteries 4: The Head Is Dead

Murder Mysteries 4: The Head Is Dead

Author: Tanya Landman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/04/2013

Fourth in a series of brilliantly addictive, tightly plotted murder mysteries featuring the irrepressible Poppy Fields. Poppy Fields and best friend Graham design a murder mystery trail for the school fayre, choosing the headteacher to be the corpse at the end. But when the first person to finish discovers that the head really is dead, Poppy and Graham set out on a real life murder trail.

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