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Stephen Cole - Author

About the Author

Steve Cole has now sold close to 2 million books and is one of the most prolific children’s authors in the UK. He writes in a secret cottage not far from his home to avoid the distractions of modern day life. From magazine editor to author, Steve has had a varied career and can talk about juggling it all with a family, he is also space obsessed and is available to write features on Is There Life On Other Worlds? Steve is now the new author for the Young Bond series.

He is married with two children and lives in Buckinghamshire.

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Other books by Stephen Cole

Early Reader: Twit Twoo The Owl Who Was Nearly Magic

Early Reader: Twit Twoo The Owl Who Was Nearly Magic

Author: Stephen Cole Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2015

Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey. Twit, the owl who wasn't wise, is in trouble again. Not only are his brothers always playing tricks on him but now a lion called Chomp and a crocodile called Snippy are after him too! This is the second charming, heart-warming Early Reader story in the series from Steve Cole, author of the ASTROSAURS books, the YOUNG BOND series and the MONSTAR Early Readers.

Go to Sleep or I Let Loose the Leopard

Go to Sleep or I Let Loose the Leopard

Author: Stephen Cole Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/01/2014

It was Joe and Ellie's bedtime. But Joe and Ellie were not in bed. The New Babysitter tries all kinds of tactics, but to no avail. However the New Babysitter has one last trick up her sleeve: Go to sleep or I let loose the leopard! But she couldn't, she wouldn't. Would she?

Bloodline Cipher

Bloodline Cipher

Author: Stephen Cole Format: eBook Release Date: 02/08/2012

Jonah and the rest of the elite team of teenage thieves have been sent on a mission by Coldhardt to retrieve an ancient grimoire. He believes it to be a magical book of the law of the dead. Something like that could fetch a very good price in the right market. But when they go in to get it, they discover another team of thieves has beaten them to it. Even more disturbingly, this team is better trained, and better informed. It seems Coldhardt's old mentor, a man he thought was dead, is not only very alive, but has a highly efficient rival organisation, and a devilish plan to wipe out Coldhardt. Only the best will make it.In a thrilling adventure with brilliant plotting and fiendish twists, Jonah faces his toughest challenge yet - but will it be his last?

Z. Apocalypse

Z. Apocalypse

Author: Stephen Cole Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/08/2012

Prehistoric beasts merge with nightmare visions of the future in this thrilling conclusion to the Z. Rex trilogy. Reunited with the savage unpredictable T.Rex, Zed, fourteen-year-old Adam must team up with some unlikely allies to battle against villainous scientists and their killer creations. If they do not win, the ultimate apocalypse will be unleashed upon humanity . . .

Z-Raptor

Z-Raptor

Author: Stephen Cole Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/01/2011

A sensational thriller about hyper-evolved dinosaurs, battling for supremacy on a small Pacific island - with fourteen-year-old Adam and a few friends struggling to survive in their midst. Who should Adam trust, and where can he turn for help when his dad disappears and every moment feels like it could be his last? The second title in the brand-new, fast-paced, thrilling Z REX trilogy that takes bestselling Astrosaurs author, Steve Cole, to an older audience!

Z-Rex

Z-Rex

Author: Stephen Cole Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2010

Adam Adlar is alone in an isolated apartment building wondering why his scientist dad hasn't been able to get home for over a week . . . Even he doesn't want to play computer games alone for ever. Z Rex is a living, breathing, man-eating dinosaur who has been brought to life by Adam's dad. He can talk, think - and kill. And, he has no idea why he's here. Zed wants answers, and Adam's dad has them . . . When Adam encounters Z Rex his first thought is to flee. But Z Rex is actually the closest Adam has to a friend in this new and terrifying reality. Can boy and dinosaur work together to defeat the evil forces ranged against them? A fast-paced, exciting thriller that will take bestselling Astrosaurs author, Steve Cole, to an older audience. Jurassic Park meets Alex Rider!

The Bloodline Cipher

The Bloodline Cipher

Author: Stephen Cole Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/03/2008

Jonah and the rest of the elite team of teenage thieves have been sent on a mission by Coldhardt to retrieve an ancient grimoire. He believes it to be a magical book of the law of the dead. Something like that could fetch a very good price in the right market. But when they go in to get it, the discover another team of thieves has beaten them to it. Even more disturbingly, this team is better trained, and better informed. It seems Coldhardt's old mentor, a man he thought was dead, is not only very alive, but has a highly efficient rival organisation, and a devilish plan to wipe out Coldhardt. Only the best will make it. In a thrilling adventure with brilliant plotting and fiendish twists, join Jonah faces his toughest challenge yet - but will it be his last?

Astrosaurs 9: The Planet of Peril

Astrosaurs 9: The Planet of Peril

Author: Stephen Cole Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/04/2007

Meet Captain Teggs Stegosaur and the crew of the amazing spaceship DSS Sauropod as the Astrosaurs fight evil across the galaxy! The world of Aggadon is a dangerous place. Meteors crash down from its skies and strange monsters prowl its dark forests. The triceratops trapped there call on Arx for help - and when the astrosaurs arrive they find old enemies at work...Includes free collector cards inside & special astrosaurs puzzles!

The Aztec Code

The Aztec Code

Author: Stephen Cole Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2007

Jonah Wish is in an elite team of teenage thieves lead by master criminal Nathaniel Coldhardt. Coldhardt plans every mission with absolute precision. So when Jonah and the rest of the team break into a highly secure compound to steal a precious sword, they can't quite beleive it when they discover that someone has beaten them to it. Is Coldhardt losing his touch? But there's worse to come. A member of the team is kidnapped - from their secret base, no less. Who has taken her and why? And is her abduction linked to the missing sword? There have been rumours in the underworld about a shadowy organisation called the Sixth Sun, who have shown in terest in the sword, and now it's time for Jonah to do what he's best at: put the pieces together and decode the mystery. Literally. In a mission which takes him from Guatemala to the jungles of Mexico, Jonah must rely on his unusual talent for codebreaking to try and decipher the connection before it's too late.

Astrosaurs Day of the Dino-droids

Astrosaurs Day of the Dino-droids

Author: Stephen Cole Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2006

Captain Teggs is no ordinary dinosaur - he's an astrosaur! On the incredible spaceship DSS Sauropod, along with his faithful crew, Gypsy, Arx and Iggy, Teggs rights wrongs, fights evil and eats a lot of grass! The crew of the Sauropod hit trouble when their ship is pulled into a strange, tiny black hole. Spat out in the DSS HQ, they meet up with their boss, Admiral Rosso, who is behaving a little oddly. And when the rest of the astrosaurs begin to show signs of weirdness, Teggs decides to investigate. The clues seem to point to some kind of dino-droid! Can the astrosaurs work out what's really going on?

The Space Ghosts

The Space Ghosts

Author: Stephen Cole Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/03/2006

Captain Teggs is no ordinary dinosaur - he's an astrosaur! On the incredible spaceship DSS Sauropod, along with his faithful crew, Gypsy, Arx and Iggy, Teggs rights wrongs, fights evil and eats a lot of grass! The Sauropod crew are sent on a mission to a planet where a team of diplodocus are mining for a very valuable space mineral. But their work is being disrupted - by space ghosts! The mysterious spectres keep appearing and scaring their workers off. Are they the ghosts of a team of miners who disappeared fifty years ago? Teggs and his crew begin to investigate but then strange things begin to happen to them too...

Thieves Like Us

Thieves Like Us

Author: Stephen Cole Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/02/2006

Arrested and put in a young offender's institute for using his precocious code-solving skills to steal money, things are looking bleak for Jonah Wish. Then, in the dead of night, a gang of four teenagers break him out. They work for Nathaniel Coldhardt, debonair master criminal and leader of a team of highly trained teen-thieves. Kids with amazing skills but no one who will miss them. Jonah, a genius at cryptology, is their newest recruit. His talents are perfect for the next assignment Coldhardt has in mind - his most daring yet. But before Jonah can turn his thoughts to deciphering the complex Egyption symbols and the treasures - or secrets - they hide, he has to decide if this is what he wants for himself. Coldhardt may have chosen him, but will he choose Coldhardt? And does he have any choice

The Adventures of Mr.Bean Bean's Bounty

The Adventures of Mr.Bean Bean's Bounty

Author: Stephen Cole Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/09/2002

Adapted from the popular British television series, this book presents two hilarious Mr. Bean stories in a fun, kid-friendly format.

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