Tom Pow

7 children’s books by the writer

Tom Pow is a highly regarded Scottish poet. His poetry has won numerous awards and been widely anthologised.

9+ years

Sixteen String Jack & the Garden of Adventure

Tom Pow, Ian Andrew

Sixteen String Jack & the Garden of Adventure

One day, Daisy's grandmother takes her to an overgrown garden. Many, many years before other children had played in that garden - Sixteen String Jack and Dare Devil Dick were shipwrecked there; and often they fought pirates side by side ...

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9-11 years

Scabbit Isle

Tom Pow

Scabbit Isle

The first time Sam sees the mysterious figure of Janet she vanishes into the deserted fields beyond the town where nothing has ever been built. Sam learns that centuries before this was the place to which plague victims were banished ...

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9-11 years

The Pack

Tom Pow

The Pack

'Floris is all that keeps Victor in the human world, the only tenderness he allows in his heart. He will do all he can to find her and, if he doesn't, yes, he will die as a dog ...' Bradley ...

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9-11 years

The Pack

Tom Pow

The Pack

"The Pack" is set in a crumbling and dangerous city, following an economic and political collapse, known as the Dead Time. In the Invisible City, the rich inure themselves from danger and threat by electrified fences and hired guards. The ...

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12+ years

Captives

Tom Pow

Captives

Even in his wildest nightmares, Martin could never have predicted what would happen when his family sign up for two day's trekking in the National Park during their holiday on the beautiful island of Santa Clara. They've barely ...

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When the Rains Come

Tom Pow

When the Rains Come

When the Rains Come is a lively story for children that highlights some of the challenges facing Malawi and how they are being met, simultaneously drawing on the folk tales of the country. It will be a response from the ...

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12-17 years

Captives

Tom Pow

Captives

Even in his wildest nightmares, Martin could never have predicted what would happen when his family sign up for two day's trekking in the National Park during their holiday on the beautiful island of Santa Clara. They've barely ...

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