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Derek Keilty - Author

About the Author

Will Gallows and the Snake-Bellied Troll is Derek’s debut novel for children although
previously, he has published several educational books. He began writing in 2000 as a new millennium resolution and hasn’t looked back. Currently, he has a thriving schools program, storytelling and taking creative writing workshops around local schools. He lives in Northern Ireland with his wife, Elaine, who is Canadian, and has twin daughters, Sarah-Jane and Rebekah.

Click here to visit the Will Gallows website for more information about the author and the Will Gallow Books.

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Other books by Derek Keilty

Will Gallows and the Wolfer's Deadly Magic

Will Gallows and the Wolfer's Deadly Magic

Author: Derek Keilty Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/04/2015

Will Gallows is excited to finally be passing out as a fully qualified sky cavalryman - but it's not long before an old enemy crashes in to spoil the party. Faced with the evil cunning of Imelda, the savage wolfer he fought long before, Will must use every ounce of his courage and ingenuity to find out what she's up to . . . before things go up with a bang.

Will Gallows and the Rock Demon's Blood

Will Gallows and the Rock Demon's Blood

Author: Derek Keilty Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/03/2013

Sky cowboy Will Gallows is finding life hard on the ranch. Should he follow his heart and join the elf side of his family, learning their magical secrets? Or should he join the Sky Cavalry with his friend Jez? His decision is put on hold when his grandma is kidnapped - by the most terrifying creature Will has ever encountered, a rock demon with a long-held grudge . . .

Will Gallows and the Thunder Dragon's Roar

Will Gallows and the Thunder Dragon's Roar

Author: Derek Keilty Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/02/2012

The West Rock is crumbling. Land is fast becoming more precious than gold. Sky cowboy, Will Gallows, having fled his home, is soon caught up in a bitter land feud between the cowboy settlers of the eastern arm and the elf 'braves' of Gung-Choux village. With battle looming, Will sets out to save his uncle from the hangman's noose. A quest that leads him to the rock's edge, where deadly thunder-dragons roam, and where he stumbles on a treacherous plot to drive the elf tribes off the eastern arm forever.

Will Gallows and the Snake-Bellied Troll

Will Gallows and the Snake-Bellied Troll

Author: Derek Keilty Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/02/2011

Will Gallows, a young elfling sky cowboy, rides out on a perilous quest to bring the evil snake-bellied troll bandit, Noose Wormworx, to justice. Noose is wanted for the murder of Will's pa - the former deputy sheriff of Oretown. Will's journey takes him deep into the heart of the West-Rock, to the dark underground city of Deadrock, where he soon uncovers a deadly secret that could spell disaster not only for Oretown, but for the whole of the West-Rock.

Magic Beans on Toast

Magic Beans on Toast

Author: Derek Keilty Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2008

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