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Janet Foxley - Author

About the Author

Janet Foxley is the author of Muncle Trogg, winner of the Times/Chicken House Children's Fiction Competition 2010. Since its publication, Muncle Trogg has sold to over 20 territories and was selected as a 2011 Richard and Judy Children’s Book Club title. 

Retired from her role as a university administrator, Janet is thrilled to have achieved publishing success and to be embarking upon a second career in her sixties. Janet now writes full time and is currently working on the next Muncle adventure. She lives in a beautiful old farmhouse in Cumbria with her husband Donald, and has three grown up children.

Muncle Trogg is currently being developed into an animated feature film by Sony Pictures Animation. The second book in the series, Muncle Trogg and the Flying Donkey, will be published by Chicken House in January 2012.

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Other books by Janet Foxley

Project X Origins: Turquoise Book Band, Oxford Level 7: Danger in the Dark

Project X Origins: Turquoise Book Band, Oxford Level 7: Danger in the Dark

Author: Janet Foxley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/02/2018

In this variety fiction story, Grumpy Humphrey the hippo decides to stay behind while his mum goes to find food. Is he brave enough to stay in the lake alone at night? And can he stay safe from the creatures lurking in the water? 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. Each book contains inside cover notes that highlight challenge words, prompt questions and a range of follow-up activities to support children in their reading.

Ruby-Rose Band 14/Ruby

Ruby-Rose Band 14/Ruby

Author: Janet Foxley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/09/2015

Janet Foxley spins a new take on the familiar classic, Little Red Riding Hood. Be prepared for some unexpected twists and turns as Ruby-Rose sets out into the forest with a basket of food for her grandmother, and as the light fades and things get peculiar, this ripping retelling feels more menacing than ever before! * Ruby/Band 14 books give increasing opportunities for children to develop their skills of inference and deduction. * This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.

The House in the Forest Band 12/Copper

The House in the Forest Band 12/Copper

Author: Janet Foxley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/01/2013

Hansel and Gretel are poor, so they have to travel through the forest to find work for their father. On the way, they meet a kind old lady asking for help. But does she have other plans? Marking the 200th anniversary of the Grimm Brothers' first book, Janet Foxley's wonderful retelling of this classic story is beautifully illustrated by Keino. * Copper/Band 12 books provide more complex plots and longer chapters that develop reading stamina. * Text type: A retelling of a traditional tale. * Curriculum links: Citizenship. * This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.

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