Pete Johnson

59 children’s books by the writer

PETE JOHNSON began work as a film critic for Radio One, then became a teacher. His experiences in the classroom inspired him to write his first book for children, and he still keeps contact with a panel of young readers to gain their viewpoint as he writes. He is the author of over forty books, including the bestselling How To Train Your Parents. Pete's books have won various awards, including the Young Telegraph Award and the Brilliant Book Award, and have been translated into twenty-three languages. He lives in St Albans.

12+ years

Six Hours

Pete Johnson, Jen Collins

Six Hours

Humorous and perceptive tale exploring the pressures of teen life. Dominic has been studying for this history exam for weeks. So when he finds himself faking sick and following Lara, one of the coolest girls in school, off the grounds ...

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9-11 years

My Parents are Out of Control

Pete Johnson

My Parents are Out of Control

Louis doesn't think much of it when his mum and dad ask him for tips on how to be cool. In fact, he thinks it's pretty funny watching them bump fists and use words like 'safe', 'sick' and ...

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7-10 years

Horror from the Deep

Pete Johnson, Tom Percival

Horror from the Deep

Welcome to Spook School...where the pupils have bags of spirit! Charlie is now a fully-fledged member of Spook Squad and as a reward for solving two puzzling missions, he and his friend Lewis are sent to Earth for a ...

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9-11 years

Ghost Trouble

Pete Johnson

Ghost Trouble

Two terrifying tales from the award-winning Pete Johnson The Ghost Dog Daniel's story about a bloodthirsty dog goes down well at a spooky party. But then somehow his imagination comes to life and the howling monster begins to haunt ...

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9-11 years

The Creeper

Pete Johnson

The Creeper

Remember, you may not see me, but I shall be there...watching. You cannot hide from the Creeper...Lucy is delighted when she spots the old audio tape in a second-hand bookshop: a spooky story, perfect for listening to at ...

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9-11 years

The Vampire Bewitched

Pete Johnson

The Vampire Bewitched

Marcus isn't an ordinary thirteen-year-old. He has an amazing secret: he's a half-vampire, with incredible special powers. And together with his friends Tallulah and Gracie, he hunts and fights a totally evil enemy: the deadly vampires, who are ...

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9-11 years

How to Get Famous

Pete Johnson

How to Get Famous

Tobey is determined he will be famous. He's not big-headed, he just knows he's got something special and he's determined that everyone will know it! He even hangs around with the stars, getting autographs at film premieres ...

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9-11 years

The Eyes Of The Alien

Pete Johnson

The Eyes Of The Alien

Sam and Freddie, both fostered with the same family, are best friends. Sam even laughs at Freddie's jokes! But after Sam has an accident and knocks herself unconscious, she begins to have weird nightmares about a sinister figure with ...

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