Mal Peet

15 children’s books by the writer and illustrator

Mal Peet's first novel, Keeper, won the Branford Boase Award and the Bronze Nestle Children's Book Award; Tamar won the Carnegie Medal; and Exposure was the 2009 winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize. A writer and illustrator, Mal has produced many books for children, most of them in collaboration with his wife, Elspeth Graham.

5+ years

Mysterious Traveller

Mal Peet, P. J. Lynch

Mysterious Traveller

This is the second tale in a trilogy from acclaimed storytellers Mal Peet and Elspeth Graham. This one begins with a disgruntled camel, desperately trying to protect a little baby from a violent desert storm whipping up all around him ...

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7+ years

Night Sky Dragons

Mal Peet, Patrick Benson

Night Sky Dragons

Set at a caravanserai along the Silk Road, Night Sky Dragons is Mal Peet and Elspeth Graham's third tale in a trilogy of texts. Yazul, a young boy, spends most of his time with his grandfather in his workshop ...

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14+ years

Life: An Exploded Diagram

Mal Peet

Life: An Exploded Diagram

Clem Ackroyd lives with his parents and grandmother in a claustrophobic home too small to accommodate their larger-than-life characters in the bleak Norlfolk countryside. Clem's life changes irrevocably when he meets Frankie, the daughter of a wealthy farmer, and ...

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12+ years

Keeper

Mal Peet

Keeper

A poor logger's son, learns to become a World Cup-winning goalkeeper so good he is almost unbeatable. And the most remarkable part of this story is the man who teaches him - the mysterious Keeper, who haunts a football pitch ...

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14+ years

Tamar

Mal Peet

Tamar

When her grandfather dies, Tamar inherits a box containing a series of clues and coded messages. Out of the past, another Tamar emerges, a man involved in the terrifying world of resistance fighters in Nazi-occupied Holland half a century earlier ...

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9-11 years

Haunted

Derek Landy

Haunted

Derek Landy, Philip Reeve, Joseph Delaney, Susan Cooper, Eleanor Updale, Jamila Gavin, Mal Peet, Matt Haig, Berlie Doherty, Robin Jarvis and Sam Llewellyn have come together to bring you eleven ghost stories: from a ghost walk around York; to a ...

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12+ years

Exposure

Mal Peet

Exposure

Revered as a national hero, married to the desirable Desmerelda, soccer star, Otello, has it all. But a club transfer sparks a media frenzy, and when he is wrongly implicated in a scandal, his life turns into a tragic spiral ...

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