Tanya Landman


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Carnegie Medal winning Tanya Landman is the author of more than thirty books for children and young adults.

Born and brought up in Kent, Tanya had no intention of becoming a writer until the idea for Waking Merlin popped into her head. "It came from nowhere. It was completely out of the blue."

Tanya now lives and works in Bideford and the nearby coastline was the inspiration for her Flotsam & Jetsam series.

Tanya's first books were "adventure stories with a sprinkling of magic and spoonful of humour." But then Tanya turned to crime, writing Mondays are Murder (winner of a Red House Book Award) - the first in a series of ten "Agatha-Christie-for-kids" featuring child sleuth Poppy Fields and her friend Graham. Her new highly illustrated books
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Buffalo Soldier

4.06 avg rating — 759 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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I Am Apache

4.03 avg rating — 795 ratings — published 2008 — 6 editions
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The Goldsmith's Daughter

3.72 avg rating — 392 ratings — published 2008 — 5 editions
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Beyond The Wall

3.64 avg rating — 281 ratings — published 2017 — 2 editions
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Mondays Are Murder (Poppy F...

3.88 avg rating — 194 ratings — published 2009 — 3 editions
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Dead Funny (Poppy Fields My...

4.24 avg rating — 140 ratings — published 2009 — 3 editions
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Mary's Penny

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3.96 avg rating — 105 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
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Hell & High Water

3.75 avg rating — 217 ratings — published 2015 — 2 editions
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Dying to Be Famous (Poppy F...

4.04 avg rating — 113 ratings — published 2009 — 3 editions
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One Shot

4.08 avg rating — 92 ratings3 editions
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Mondays Are Murder Dead Funny Dying to Be Famous Head Is Dead The Scent of Blood Certain Death Poison Pen
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Flotsam And Jetsam Flotsam and Jetsam and the ... Flotsam and Jetsam: A Home ... Flotsam And Jetsam And The ...
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Zombie Dawn!!! Tomb of Doom!!!
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