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Annie Dalton - Author

About the Author

Annie Dalton was inspired to write by a father who told fantastic stories, often casting Annie as the main character. She has been nominated for the Carnegie Medal twice and her titles for Barrington Stoke have sold over 35,000 copies. She lives in Norfolk.

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Other books by Annie Dalton

Cherry Green Story Queen (4u2read)

Cherry Green Story Queen (4u2read)

Author: Annie Dalton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/02/2018

Mia, Juno, Kyle and Billy all long for a different life. They're stuck in a foster home and feel like they're in the wrong story. But when the mysterious Cherry turns up with her crazy patchwork bag and magic book, she opens up a whole new world to them. Will they all get a happy ending after all? Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+

How to Save a Dragon A World Nine Adventure

How to Save a Dragon A World Nine Adventure

Author: Annie Dalton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/09/2015

Oscar can't believe his ears when Ferris Fleet tells him that dragons aren't just fairy-tales, but it's true: dragons are really real, and hundreds once called World Nine home. But that was before the Dragon-Chasers came; before they hunted down almost every dragon alive to steal their eggs and their gleaming rainbow skin. Now Fleet and his friends are doing everything they can to protect what few remain. Oscar wants to help - and he may just get his chance. Because a stranger's arrived in Lonelyheart - a man who gives Oscar the creeps. A man they say is a hunter and a poacher, a man who wears a coat of gleaming rainbows . . .

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Fiction: Level 15: Paradise High

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Fiction: Level 15: Paradise High

Author: Annie Dalton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2014

In Paradise High Karen and Lizzy rush home from school every Thursday to watch their favourite TV soap. It is an escape from the dead-end town of Greybridge to the beautiful Paradise Bay. When the writer of the soap visits their school, he leaves behind a rather special pen and life is never the same again. TreeTops Fiction contains a wide range of quality stories enabling children to explore and develop their own reading tastes and interests. It contains stories from a variety of genres including humour, sci-fi, adventure, mystery and historical fiction. These exciting stories are ideal for introducing children to a wide selection of authors and illustrators. There is huge variety to ensure every reader finds books they will enjoy and can read. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with children's reading development also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk. The books are finely levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Fiction: Level 15 More Pack A: Aliens at Paradise High

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Fiction: Level 15 More Pack A: Aliens at Paradise High

Author: Annie Dalton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2014

Lizzy feels sure that there must be more to life than dull old Greybridge in Aliens at Paradise High. Since she fell out with bossy Karen, she hasn't found a new group of friends and now he teacher has made her sit next to Jonah, the new boy with a phobia about aliens. Could things get any worse? TreeTops Fiction contains a wide range of quality stories enabling children to explore and develop their own reading tastes and interests. It contains stories from a variety of genres including humour, sci-fi, adventure, mystery and historical fiction. These exciting stories are ideal for introducing children to a wide selection of authors and illustrators. There is huge variety to ensure every reader finds books they will enjoy and can read. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with children's reading development also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk. The books are finely levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.

Invisible Threads

Invisible Threads

Author: Annie Dalton, Maria Dalton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/06/2013

At the age of sixteen, shy introverted Naomi makes a harrowing adult decision about the future of her baby daughter. Sixteen years later, Carrie faces painful challenges of her own. These two very different girls from two different generations, are linked only by the invisible threads of DNA, but as their stories unfold, moving parallels as well as differences between their experiences emerge, lending unusual honesty and force to this compelling novel.

Bc Blue (KS2) B/4a E. Nesbit's the Railway Children BC Blue (KS2) B/4A E. Nesbit's The Railway Children Blue (KS2) B/4A E.

Bc Blue (KS2) B/4a E. Nesbit's the Railway Children BC Blue (KS2) B/4A E. Nesbit's The Railway Children Blue (KS2) B/4A E.

Author: Annie Dalton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/05/2013

Part of the Bug Club whole school reading programme for Reception, KS1 and KS2 that transforms young readers into life-long readers. Children are instantly engaged by the characters they know and love and want to read more and more.

Cherry Green Story Queen

Cherry Green Story Queen

Author: Annie Dalton, Charlie Alder Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2013

Mia, Juno, Kyle and Billy all long for a different life. They're stuck in a foster home and feel like they're in the wrong story. But when the mysterious Cherry turns up with her crazy patchwork bag and magic book, she opens up a whole new world to them. Will they all get a happy ending after all? A clever modern day version of the Arabian Nights stories. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers of 8+

Magical Moon Cat Moonbeans and the Dream Cafe

Magical Moon Cat Moonbeans and the Dream Cafe

Author: Annie Dalton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2012

Hopes, dreams and Moonbeans - meet Jax and her magical moon cat! Space-mad Jax has just moved to a new town and is finding it difficult to get settled. Her Mum is so busy struggling to open her dream-business - a yummy new cafe - that she doesn't seem to have realized that Jax feels lonely, and is desperately missing her dad, who died four years ago. But when a pink lightning bolt delivers a sparkly kitten to Jax's door, everything changes! Jax's magical moon cat, Moonbeans, seems to bring Jax luck wherever she goes. Is it all down to Moonbeans, or do Jax and her mum have a special kind of magic of their own? Join cool and quirky Jax and her magical moon cat, Moonbeans, in this touching, out-of-this-world series of fun and friendship that will delight readers!

Magical Moon Cat Moonbeans and The Shining Star

Magical Moon Cat Moonbeans and The Shining Star

Author: Annie Dalton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2012

Hopes, dreams and Moonbeans - meet Jax and her magical moon cat! Jax can't wait to get started on her first mission with her magical moon cat Moonbeans, but just imagine her horror when she realizes that it involves nothing less than helping the snooty Ruby-Rose. Ever since she became the girl in the Sparkle Fluff advert, Ruby-Rose has thought she's better than everyone else, so Jax cannot even begin to figure out why she needs a little moon magic. But when Ruby-Rose's dog, Betty Boo, asks Jax and Moonbeans for help, Jax springs into action, determined to make friends with Ruby-Rose. Soon, she realizes that things are not always as they seem, and it takes more than a burst of fame to make someone a shining star...Join cool and quirky Jax and her magical moon cat, Moonbeans, for a second sparkling story in this touching, out-of-this-world series of fun and friendship that will delight readers!

Noah's Ark

Noah's Ark

Author: Annie Dalton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/07/2012

A lone boy and his puppy join Noah and his family in their crazy scheme. Can Noah build his ship in time? Will the animals come? Will the world really end? A powerful and emotive retelling of the classic tale for above-average readers at KS1, with stunning illustrations by Laura Clark and Kris Stoddart. Book band: Gold Ideal for ages: 5+

How to Save a Dragon A World Nine Adventure

How to Save a Dragon A World Nine Adventure

Author: Annie Dalton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2011

Oscar can't believe his ears when Ferris Fleet tells him that dragons aren't just fairy-tales, but it's true: dragons are really real, and hundreds once called World Nine home. But that was before the Dragon-Chasers came; before they hunted down almost every dragon alive to steal their eggs and their gleaming rainbow skin. Now Fleet and his friends are doing everything they can to protect what few remain. Oscar wants to help - and he may just get his chance. Because a stranger's arrived in Lonelyheart - a man who gives Oscar the creeps. A man they say is a hunter and a poacher, a man who wears a coat of gleaming rainbows . . .

The Hut that Grew

The Hut that Grew

Author: Annie Dalton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2011

When Princess Zima discovers she must move from her spacious, luxurious palace to live in the tiny gatekeeper's hut, she is devastated. Then a wise old man offers her some help - every day, the princess is told to fill the house with more and more animals. Soon she is sharing her bed with chickens and monkeys and a goat and a camel, and things aren't getting better, they're getting worse! But when they all leave, has the princess finally got what she wanted? The Hut that Grew is a retelling of an Ethiopian folk tale. Book band: Gold Ideal for ages: 5+

Friday Forever

Friday Forever

Author: Annie Dalton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/10/2010

Lenny wakes up one morning to find his favourite day, Friday, repeating itself over and over again. A sharp comedy with a subtle message. Barrington Stoke specialise in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

Zack Black and the Magic Dads

Zack Black and the Magic Dads

Author: Annie Dalton, Ross Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/09/2007

Zack's mum wants him to have a dad. So Zack and a teenage wizard download some perfect dads from the Magic Dads website...with hilarious results. Warm and funny.

The Divine Collection

The Divine Collection

Author: Annie Dalton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/11/2005

Mel Beeby, the fun-loving, troubleshooting Agent Angel, is back in this third sparkling bumper collection of three stories. Join her adventures in: Making Waves, Budding Star and Keeping it Real. MAKING WAVES Mission: Foil the pirates! Bad-boy Brice has been behaving himself lately. So when Mel is asked to join Brice on a mission to the seventeenth-century Caribbean, she happily zooms off to pack her bikini. But the lush paradise of the New World soon shows its dark side, and Brice abandons his mates in Port Royal, the wicked Jamaican city where pirates rule like kings. Has Brice blown it for good this time? BUDDING STAR Mission: Rescue a pop princess! When a young Japanese pop idol gets into trouble, Mel and Reuben volunteer for a spot of soul-retrieval. But chasing Tsubomi's soul through another dimension is not as easy as it looks. Castles, ninjas, mysterious hermits and magicians aside, someone is playing a very dark game, and Mel thinks she knows who. KEEPING IT REAL Mission: Save my best friends! Mel gets the surprise of her life when she's sent on an urgent angelic mission -- back to her old school. When Mel arrives she's shocked to find her school is now a nightmarish hellhole and her best friends are in deep trouble. Worst of all, it could all be Mel's fault!

Fogging Over

Fogging Over

Author: Annie Dalton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/09/2005

Australian secrets and Jack the Ripper's London keep Mel the time-travelling angel on her toes in her fifth adventure! New-look cover for an angelic series rebirth! Rather to Mel's horror, she is teamed up for her new assignment in the nineteenth century with her best mate Lola - and her worst enemy Brice! But tensions are put aside as they all witness a scene in the Australian outback, where an old convict lies dying, burdened with a terrible secret. Then suddenly they are transported to Victorian London - and Jack the Ripper is on the prowl. Foggy streets, phoney mediums, gin shops and workhouses - Mel's really got her work cut out this time. The angels' new mission is to watch over little Georgie and his sister Charlotte, caught up in poverty and being duped by a wicked uncle with an eye to their inheritance. Could the old convict they saw be the key to saving Georgie and his family from ruin? On top of all this, working with Brice is getting harder for Mel. Because there's something more than friendship developing between him and Lola...

Winging It

Winging It

Author: Annie Dalton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/07/2005

Meet Melanie Beeby! Mel is a trainee time-travelling angel. She's feisty, witty, streetwise and! dead! New-look cover for an angelic series rebirth! The hilarious, fast-moving, other-worldly adventure that started it all!

Ferris Fleet the Wheelchair Wizard A World Nine Adventure

Ferris Fleet the Wheelchair Wizard A World Nine Adventure

Author: Annie Dalton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2005

Oscar's mum moves the family to Planet Nine hoping for a quiet life. But it's not to be... Mum is soon called back to her very important job at the Cosmic Peace Police and needs to find a baby-sitter for Oscar and baby Ruby. They choose Ferris Fleet, the coolest, funkiest young magician ever seen, and his magical wheelchair, Wonderwheels. An exciting futuristic adventure story, featuring an enterprising young boy and his good friend, the magician in a wheelchair.

The Cosmic Collection

The Cosmic Collection

Author: Annie Dalton Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 04/05/2004

Mel Beeby is back in her second bind-up! Three books in one comprising `Calling the Shots', `Fogging Over' and `Fighting Fit'. Mel Beeby is the time-travelling angel who is growing in confidence which each new adventure. In `Calling the Shots', Mel travels to 1920s Hollywood and helps a family in trouble. In `Fogging Over', Mel and her mates go to Victorian London to help save a young lad from the terrors of his wicked uncle, and his sister from the streets where Jack the Ripper roams. In `Fighting Fit', Mel and Co go to Ancient Rome to reunite triplets, separated at birth. Scintillating time-travel with a thirteen-year-old angel with a divine wardrobe! Cosmic, or what?

The Heavenly Collection

The Heavenly Collection

Author: Annie Dalton Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 04/11/2002

Meet Mel Beeby, the feisty, trouble-shooting, trouble-making angel - in this sparkling 3-in-1 edition of her first three adventures! WINGING IT Melanie Beeby, just thirteen, has been permanently removed from the late 20th Century by a speeding joy rider. She is elevated to another place, where she attends the Angel Academy. When she is asked to join an elite trouble-shooting group, Angels Unlimited, she is sent on a trial mission to London during the Blitz... LOSING THE PLOT Mel has now passed her exams to become a full member of the Agency. When she, Lola - her best-angel friend - and Reuben are sent on a mission to Shakespearean England, she realises that she must be fully alert and on the ball, if England is not to miss out on the greatest play-writing talent the earth will ever know! FLYING HIGH Even angels need to chill out, and Mel's been looking forward to Lola's birthday beach party for weeks. So she's not impressed when Michael volunteers her and her angel mates for a medieval field trip. But when they get there, they stumble upon a time scam which could have serious repercussions for the FUTURE!

Friday Forever

Friday Forever

Author: Annie Dalton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/09/2001

Lenny wakes up one morning to find his favourite day, Friday, repeating itself over and over again. A sharp comedy with a subtle message Barrington Stoke specialise in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

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