Jon Mayhew

13 children’s books by the writer

Jon Mayhew is a man with a dark imagination, who has always loved writing and storytelling. An English teacher (to children and teenagers) for twenty years, he now works as a specialist teacher for children with autism. He has four children himself and, when neither teaching nor writing, he plays in ceilidh bands and runs marathons. Jon lives between the ancient cities of Chester and Liverpool.

9+ years

Mortlock

Jon Mayhew

Mortlock

The sister is a knife-thrower in a magician's stage act, the brother an undertaker's assistant. Neither orphan knows of the other's existence. Until, that is, three terrible Aunts descend on the girl's house and imprison her ...

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9-11 years

The Curse of the Ice Serpent

Jon Mayhew

The Curse of the Ice Serpent

A new and dangerous mission awaits in the fantastic Monster Odyssey series, where our hero Dakkar must defeat a clan of evil brothers intent on ruling the world, whilst battling terrifying monsters. Inspired by Jules Verne's Twenty Thousand Leagues ...

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The Curse of the Ice Serpent

Jon Mayhew

The Curse of the Ice Serpent

A new and dangerous mission awaits in the fantastic Monster Odyssey series, where our hero Dakkar must defeat a clan of evil brothers intent on ruling the world, whilst battling terrifying monsters. Inspired by Jules Verne's Twenty Thousand Leagues ...

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9-11 years

Monster Odyssey: the Wrath of the Lizard Lord

Jon Mayhew

Monster Odyssey: the Wrath of the Lizard Lord

Prince Dakkar and his mentor Count Oginski discover a plot by arch-enemy Cryptos to kill Napoleon. Arriving on their revolutionary submersible to intercept Cryptos, they glimpse a terrifying monster that seems to escape back into the bowels of the Earth ...

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9+ years

Monster Odyssey: The Wrath of the Lizard Lord

Jon Mayhew

Monster Odyssey: The Wrath of the Lizard Lord

Prince Dakkar and his mentor Count Oginski discover a plot by arch-enemy Cryptos to kill Napoleon. Arriving on their revolutionary submersible to intercept Cryptos, they glimpse a terrifying monster that seems to escape back into the bowels of the Earth ...

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9+ years

Monster Odyssey: The Eye of Neptune

Jon Mayhew

Monster Odyssey: The Eye of Neptune

Prince Dakkar, son of an Indian rajah, has issues with authority. Expelled from the world's finest schools, he is sent to an unconventional educator, Count Oginski. Dakkar plans his escape immediately. But something about the Count intrigues him, including ...

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9+ years

Monster Odyssey: The Eye of Neptune

Jon Mayhew

Monster Odyssey: The Eye of Neptune

Prince Dakkar, son of an Indian rajah, has issues with authority. Expelled from the world's finest schools, he is sent to an unconventional educator, Count Oginski. Dakkar plans his escape immediately. But something about the Count intrigues him, including ...

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9-11 years

The Demon Collector

Jon Mayhew

The Demon Collector

Edgy Taylor sees demons. They walk among us, masquerading as humans, but he can see through their disguises. So when Edgy discovers the Royal Society for Daemonologie, he hopes that at last he will find some clue to the origins ...

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