Books published by Collins
Taran, often through his own well-meaning thoughtless haste, but helped by chance, finds himself embroiled in the struggle to free the land of Prydain from the clutches of the evil Arawn.
Love, friendship and perseverance overcome the wiles and tricks of many enemies, each side striving to turn the ancient magic of their land to its own advantage.
Classic, Fantasy, Friendship, Growing-Up
Bertie grows up in South Africa and befriends a lion cub which must go to a circus when he goes to school in England.
Growing-Up, Spooky, War
Alan McLennan is a clan laird, driven by revenge against the man who had his family taken away or killed in front of him.
Tragic story about a man driven to revenge to the exclusion of all else; the kindness of those who look after Peony, even McLennan albeit unwittingly.
Robert Nobel, class pariah, becomes involved with the elderly and dying Edith Sorrel who persuades him to overcome his fears and to go to the top of Chance House, a derelict building nearby, and to make her a coat of feathers so that she -- like the Firebird in the legend -- might sing again.
Princesses Meryl and Addie live in the land of Barmarre, which is constantly attacked by Gryphons, Ogres, Spectres and Dragons, and where the plague of the Grey Death kills indiscriminately; Meryl is brave and Addie timid, until Meryl contracts the Grey Death, and Addie sets out to look for a cure.
Attitude: Take Care
Like many other English soldiers in WWI, 'Tommo' Peaceful is too young to fight, however he lies about his age.
Historical, Thought-provoking, War
Colin and Susan, brother and sister, who have grown up in a city go to visit friends of their mother in a rural part of Cheshire not far from Macclesfield.
Adventure, Fantasy, Magic