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Linda Bailey - Author

About the Author

Linda Bailey (Author) Linda Bailey is the author of more than two dozen books for children, including the Stevie Diamond mystery series, the Good Times Travel Agency graphic novels, and an eclectic assortment of picture books including If You Happen to Have a Dinosaur and the acclaimed Stanley's Party. She has won many awards such as the California Young Readers' Medal, the Georgia Storybook Award, the Ontario Blue Spruce and Silver Birch Awards, the Oregon SMART Award and the Arthur Ellis Award from the Crime Writers of Canada. Born in Winnipeg, Linda has travelled the world, and so have her books. She has two grown daughters, Lia and Tess, and lives in Vancouver within strolling distance of the sea. Julia Sarda (Illustrator) Julia Sarda is an illustrator from Barcelona. After her studies, Julia started working as colorist in a studio which made the editorial merchandising for Disney/Pixar and then moved on to freelancing two years later. Now focusing on children's illustration, Julia has had the chance to illustrate some incredible debut fiction and everlasting classics.

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Princesses Versus Dinosaurs

Princesses Versus Dinosaurs

Author: Linda Bailey, Joy Ang Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/09/2020

Game On In Ancient Greece

Game On In Ancient Greece

Author: Linda Bailey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2019

The Binkerton children return to the Good Times Travel Agency - but this time, with a plan to travel to the future, to the next Olympic Games. But the owner of the shop misunderstands and sends the children to the ancient Olympic Games instead - in fifth-century BCE Greece! After discovering some eye-opening facts about the ancient Games, causing a pile-up at the chariot races and having to run for their lives to escape the upset locals, the trio find themselves perilously close to disaster aboard a warship! Can the children finish reading the guidebook that will transport them back to the present before it's too late?

On The Run In Ancient China

On The Run In Ancient China

Author: Linda Bailey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/05/2019

Mary and Frankenstein The true story of Mary Shelley

Mary and Frankenstein The true story of Mary Shelley

Author: Linda Bailey Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/10/2018

It began with a girl named Mary. She liked to daydream and imagine. And she grew up to write Frankenstein. The inspirational true story of the great writer Mary Shelley, brought to life for children in this stunning picture book by multi-award winning author Linda Bailey and with beautiful illustrations from Julia Sarda. Mary loves stories, but the stories in her daydreams are far more thrilling than those in any book. After a troubled childhood, eighteen-year-old Mary runs away to Switzerland with the famous poet Percy Bysse Shelley, her step-sister in tow. One dark and stormy night at his house by the lake, they huddle around the fire, telling ghost stories. But Mary can imagine better than those! After learning about electricity that can make dead frogs twitch, she has a nightmare that triggers the birth of one of the greatest scary stories of all time: Frankenstein... A perfect read for the very youngest aspiring writers, and for fans of Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell's The Sleeper and the Spindle. Praise for the illustrator: Julia Sarda's illustrations are dark, dream-like, detailed THE TIMES

If You Happen To Have A Dinosaur

If You Happen To Have A Dinosaur

Author: Linda Bailey, Colin Jack Format: Board book Release Date: 09/03/2017

When Santa Was A Baby

When Santa Was A Baby

Author: Linda Bailey Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/10/2015

Seven Dead Pirates

Seven Dead Pirates

Author: Linda Bailey Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/09/2015

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