Alan Durant

44 children’s books by the writer

Alan Durant is the author of books for a wide age-range, from picture books to the teen thrillers. He has three children and spends his time writing, running creative writing workshops and visiting schools where he does wonderful and inspiring talks to kids of all ages.

2-5 years

Daddy, I Can't Sleep

Alan Durant, Judi Abbot

Daddy, I Can't Sleep

When Little Panda can't sleep, Daddy Panda helps him understand that there's nothing to be afraid of. They explore their habitat together and soon they are calm and ready for bed. This is a soothing and reassuring bedtime ...

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4+ years

Dear Father Christmas

Alan Durant, Vanessa Cabban

Dear Father Christmas

When Holly sees a man who looks like Father Christmas, she decides to write him a letter: "Dear Father Christmas - is it snowing in Lapland? Please answer. Love Holly." And so begins the start of a touching penpal friendship with ...

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5-7 years

Angus Rides the Goods Train

Alan Durant, Chris Riddell

Angus Rides the Goods Train

When Angus boards the goods train, laden with milk, honey, and rice, he's full of excitement as the driver speeds across land and sea. But why won't the train stop for those who are hungry and thirsty? What ...

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Goal Machine

Alan Durant

Goal Machine

Naz is nicknamed the "goal machine" because he scores goals for fun. He's the league's top scorer. But then things start to go wrong: fabulous saves, the woodwork, an injury...His confidence wanes and he tries too hard ...

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Tough Tackling

Alan Durant

Tough Tackling

Ledley is a young centre back with a bright future. But when he comes up against seasoned international centre forward Ryan Strong, he's given a rough ride. Now the two teams are to meet again in the cup quarter ...

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12+ years

Flesh and Bones

Alan Durant

Flesh and Bones

From the ruins of an ancient abbey, British archaeologists unearth the skull of a young monk. Using the very latest technology, Liam's dad must attempt to put the flesh back on the bone and give life back to the ...

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7+ years

Game Boy Galactic

Alan Durant, Sue Mason

Game Boy Galactic

Low-reading age version of a fun virtual reality adventure. Muzzy had to leave his home to escape the war. Now he and his dad are starting a new life in a new country. But things aren't easy. The bullies ...

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7+ years

Game Boy Reloaded

Alan Durant, Sue Mason

Game Boy Reloaded

Low-reading age version of a fun virtual reality adventure. Mia and Zak find a strange games console in the canal. When you play it, it sucks you inside the game! But now Zak's vanished. Can Mia save him? Or ...

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