John Dougherty

21 children’s books by the writer

JOHN DOUGHERTY lives in Gloucestershire. A supply teacher with plenty of experience of classroom activities in primary education, he is also a singer-songwriter with one CD already available - and has appeared on TV when his living room was designed in a Gothic style by Laurence Llewellyn-Bowen. In 2004, he also ran the London Marathon to raise funds for a charity to help children in care. Zeus on the Loose was shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award in 2004 and Jack Slater, Monster Investigator was shortlisted for the Ottaker's Children's Book Prize in 2005

9-11 years

Bansi O'Hara and the Bloodline Prophecy

John Dougherty

Bansi O'Hara and the Bloodline Prophecy

Bansi O'Hara is visiting her granny in Ireland, when very strange things start to happen. First there is the swan that seems to be following them from the ferry, then the strange little man who appears in her bedroom ...

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Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face and the Badness of Badgers

John Dougherty, David Tazzyman

Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face and the Badness of Badgers

Winner of the Great Kerfuffle Best Book of Last Tuesday Hey you! No, not you - the person behind you. No, not him either. Left a bit, left a bit more ...You! Oh for goodness sake ...never mind ...Dear Everyone (including ...

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9-11 years

Bansi O'Hara and the Edges of Halloween

John Dougherty

Bansi O'Hara and the Edges of Halloween

Bansi O'Hara returns in a fast-paced, funny and frightening adventure. She could be excused for wanting a quiet life after the events of The Bloodline Prophecy, where an ancient prophecy from the land of the faeries nearly made her ...

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Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face and the Evilness of Pizza

John Dougherty, David Tazzyman

Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face and the Evilness of Pizza

Psst! Psst! Psssssst!!! OI, YOU!! Do you want to know a secret? Well? Do you? It's a good one ...honest. You'll never believe it. It's so unbelievably unbelievable and soooooo secret. You have to promise not to ...

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7-9 years

Zeus Sorts it Out

John Dougherty

Zeus Sorts it Out

Eric, the school bully, is causing trouble for Alex's best friend Charlie. He's been stealing his crisps and flushing his head down the loo. Alex isn't sure that Zeus, the Greek god, is the best person to ...

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7-9 years

Jack Slater and the Whisper of Doom

John Dougherty

Jack Slater and the Whisper of Doom

Jack Slater is an official Monster Investigator - licensed to hunt out monsters who turn up under beds and terrorize small children. Brave Jack has never met a monster that could scare him...until now. The Dark Depths - home to the ...

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