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Tom Avery - Author

About the Author

Tom Avery was born and raised in London in a very large, very loud family, descendants of the notorious pirate Henry Avery. He trained as a teacher and has worked with children in inner city schools in London and Birmingham.

Tom lives in Amsterdam with his wife and two sons.

Click here to read The English Association's interview with Tom.

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Not As We Know It

Not As We Know It

Author: Tom Avery Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2015

Jamie and Ned are twins. They do everything together: riding their bikes, beachcombing outside their house, watching their favourite episodes of Star Trek. But Ned is sick, and one day, he may leave Jamie behind. When they discover a strange creature on the beach, Ned wants one more adventure and decides to keep him secretly in their garage. But Jamie begins to hope that the creature might bring some miracle, and stop his brother from going where he can no longer follow . . .

My Brother's Shadow

My Brother's Shadow

Author: Tom Avery Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/01/2014

My name is Kaia. I'm frozen because of what happened. I'm trapped because of what I saw. Can someone help me to grow again? Kaia is frozen when her brother dies, but can an unexpected friend help her to grow again?

In Too Deep

In Too Deep

Author: Tom Avery Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/01/2013

It' s Father, my brother said. He' s in trouble. We' ve got to get him. Prince and Emmanuel are stunned to hear that someone who says she' s their mother is looking for them. Can it really be her, after four long years of separation? The boys are scared and suspicious. And then there' s another shock - they learn that their father is trapped in Tanzania, blackmailed by gangsters to pay off an impossible debt. The boys make a big decision - somehow they must find the money to get to Africa, bring their father home and reunite their family. Even if it means going back to stealing...

Too Much Trouble (PDF)

Too Much Trouble (PDF)

Author: Tom Avery Format: eBook Release Date: 01/08/2011

Too Much Trouble

Too Much Trouble

Author: Tom Avery Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/06/2011

Get out, Emmanuel! growled my uncle. Take your brother and go. But where can two boys go when they're on their own, on the run, with little money or food? All 12-year-old Emmanuel knows is that he has to look after Prince. They were his father's last words to him. On the train to London, Em and Prince have no idea where they will end up - but then they meet the mysterious Mr Green and his friends . And that's when things start to spin out of control...

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