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About Ross Welford
Ross Welford was a magazine journalist and television producer in the UK before becoming an author.
Time Travelling With A Hamster was his first book, and won the Awesome Book Award in 2017. It was followed by a second book, What Not To Do If You Turn Invisible.
The 1,000 year Old Boy was published in 2018.
His fourth book, The Dog Who Saved The World was published in January 2019
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The astonishing, beautiful new story for all readers of 10 and over from the bestselling and Costa-shortlisted author of TIME TRAVELLING WITH A HAMSTER.
There are stories about people who want to live forever.
This is not one of those stories.
This is a story about someone who wants to stop…
Alfie Monk is like any other nearly teenage boy – except he’s 1,000 years old and can remember the last Viking invasion of England.
Obviously no one believes him.
So when everything Alfie knows and loves is destroyed in a fire, and the modern world comes crashing in, Alfie embarks on a mission to find friendship, acceptance, and a different way to live…
… which means finding a way to make sure he will eventually die.
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The stunning new 10+ story from the bestselling and award-winning author of TIME TRAVELLING WITH A HAMSTER, for anyone who loved the humour of WALL-E, the action of STAR WARS and the deeply touching emotion of ET.
A small village in the wilds of Northumberland is rocked by the disappearance of twelve-year-old Tammy. Only her twin brother, Ethan, knows she is safe – and the extraordinary truth of where she is. It is a secret he must keep, or risk never seeing her again.
But that doesn’t mean he’s going to give up.
Together with his friend Iggy and the mysterious (and very hairy) Hellyann, Ethan teams up with a spaceship called Philip, and Suzy the trained chicken, for a nail-biting chase to get his sister back… that will take him further than anyone has ever been before.
A remarkable story of sibling connection, friendship and interstellar adventure from the author Kiran Millwood Hargrave called “one of my favourite middle grade writers”.
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For readers who loved Wonder and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time this extraordinary debut will make you laugh and cry.
A story that crosses time and generations, for adventure-loving readers young and old.
“My dad died twice. Once when he was thirty nine and again four years later when he was twelve.”
On Al Chaudhury’s twelfth birthday his beloved Grandpa Byron gives him a letter from Al’s late father. In it Al receives a mission: travel back to 1984 in a secret time machine and save his father’s life.
Al soon discovers that time travel requires daring and imagination. It also requires lies, theft, setting his school on fire and ignoring philosophical advice from Grandpa Byron. All without losing his pet hamster, Alan Shearer…
Time Travelling With a Hamster is a funny, heart-warming race-against-time – and across generations – adventure that you will won’t be able to put down.
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From the author of the unforgettable bestseller TIME TRAVELLING WITH A HAMSTER comes another surprising, beautiful and funny novel about a child who, by disappearing, will write herself into your heart forever…
Turning invisible at will: it’s one way of curing your acne. But far more drastic than 13 year-old Ethel Leatherhead intended when she tried a combination of untested medicines and a sunbed.
It’s fun at first, being invisible. And aided by her friend Boydy, she manages to keep her extraordinary ability secret. Or does she…?
When one day the invisibility fails to wear off, Ethel is thrown into a nightmare of lies and deception as she struggles to keep herself safe, to find the remedy that will make her seen again – and solve the mystery of her own birth…
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The landmark new novel from Ross Welford, one of the fastest-growing and most critically acclaimed middle grade authors in the UK, this funny, moving and brilliant sixth book cements his position as the most exciting storyteller around for readers of 10+.
When eleven-year-old Malky and his younger brother Seb become the owners of a “Dreaminator”, they are thrust into worlds beyond their wildest imagination.
From tree-top flights and Spanish galleons, to thrilling battles and sporting greatness – it seems like nothing is out of reach when you can share a dream with someone else.
But… impossible dreams come with incredible risks, and when Seb won’t wake up and is taken to hospital in a coma, Malky is forced to leave reality behind and undertake a final, terrifying journey to the stone-age to wake his brother…
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The astounding new novel from the bestselling and Costa-shortlisted author of Time Travelling with a Hamster, this is a story for everyone of ten and older who loves adventure, laughs and tears.
“One of my favourite middle-grade writers” Kiran Millwood Hargrave, author of The Girl of Ink and Stars
When eleven-year-old Georgie befriends an eccentric retired scientist, she becomes the test subject for a thrilling new experiment: a virtual-reality 3D version of the future.
But then a deadly disease threatens the life of every dog in the country and Georgie’s beloved dog, Mr Mash, gets sick. And that’s only the start of her troubles.
Soon, Georgie and Mr Mash must embark on a desperate quest: to save every dog on earth, and maybe even all of humanity …
… without actually leaving the room.
An extraordinary quest with the biggest stakes of all, and a huge idea at its heart, this is time travel – but not as you know it.
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The moving, funny, thrilling and adventured-filled new novel for readers of 10 and up from bestselling author Ross Welford.
When twelve-year-olds Willa and Manny hear of a mysterious animal prowling their town, they are determined to prove it is real. Following the creature into a cave one full moon, they are swept into an alternate, ideal, world – one where pollution and conflict have been conquered decades ago and even their own families seem happier.
But when they return, no one believes them. So, with a global war looming in their own world, their quest for proof of the Sideways World becomes ever-more urgent, in a nail-biting race against time.
And Willa and Manny will have to make an impossible decision: because once you find a perfect world, can you ever leave it behind . . .?
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The hilarious, moving and adventure-packed new novel for readers of 9 and up from Ross Welford, the bestselling and Costa-shortlisted author of Time Travelling with a Hamster
The year is 2425. Centuries after a catastrophic meteor collision, nature has retaken the earth. In a small town in what was once England, young Ocean Mooney and the monkey-owning Duke Smiff have just dug up a 400 year-old tablet computer.
Meanwhile, in the present day, Thomas Reeve and his genius cousin Kylie create the Time Tablet – a device which they hope will allow them to communicate with the future.
But when the Time Tablet malfunctions live on television, Thomas and Kylie are sucked into the year 2425 – and have only 24 hours to return home, and save the future of humanity…
Nur ihr Zwillingsbruder Ethan weiß, wo seine Schwester sich in Wirklichkeit befindet und dass sie in Sicherheit ist. Doch er muss dieses Geheimnis für sich bewahren, denn sonst wird er seine Schwester niemals wiedersehen.
In einem Raumschiff macht sich Ethan zusammen mit seinem Freund Iggy, der mysteriösen (und sehr haarigen) Hellyann und dem dressierten Huhn Suzy auf den Weg, um seine Schwester zurückzuholen. Eine außergewöhnliche Suche beginnt, die Ethan weiter bringt, als je ein Mensch gekommen ist.
Calculo que, se me tivessem perguntado antes, teria dito que uma máquina do tempo é um bocadinho parecida com um submarino. Ou será mais com um foguetão? Em vez disso, estou a olhar para um computador portátil e para um alguidar de zinco de um viveiro de plantas.
Isto é a máquina do tempo do meu pai. E está prestes a mudar o mundo, literalmente.
Bom, em todo o caso, pelo menos o meu…
Al Chaudhury tem a possibilidade de salvar a vida do seu pai, – mas para o fazer tem de viajar até 1984.
Este romance assombroso e original vai fazê-lo(a) rir, chorar, maravilhar-se e desejar poder voltar atrás no tempo para começar a ler tudo do princípio outra vez.
Scheinbar zufällig freundet sich die elfjährige Georgie, stets in Begleitung ihres Hundes Mister Masch, mit einer exzentrischen Wissenschaftlerin an, die eine spannende Erfindung gemacht hat: eine Virtual-Reality-Brille, durch die man eine völlig realistische 3D-Version der Zukunft sehen kann. Und Georgie darf sie testen!
Doch plötzlich bricht in der Stadt eine tödliche Krankheit aus und bedroht alle Hunde. Bald wird auch Georgies geliebter Mister Masch krank! Den beiden bleibt nur eine Wahl: Eine Reise in die Zukunft soll alle Hunde der Erde retten. Und vielleicht sogar die gesamte Menschheit …
Nach "Der 1000-jährige Junge" der neue Kinderroman vom britischen Erzähltalent Ross Welford.
Die Wikinger in England? Alfie erinnert sich, als wäre es gestern gewesen. In den letzten tausend Jahren hat er als ewig Elfjähriger so einiges erlebt. Doch als seine Mutter, eine Nimmertote wie er, bei einem tragischen Unfall doch stirbt, muss er sein abgeschottetes Leben aufgeben und sich der modernen Welt stellen – inklusive Smartphones und Schulfieslingen.
Zum Glück kann er sich auf seine neuen Freunde Aidan und Roxy verlassen, denn die Mission, die nun auf ihn wartet, birgt jede Menge Abenteuer: Er muss einen Weg finden, sein ewiges Leben loszuwerden.