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Joan Aiken

Rob Delroy

Joan Aiken is the author of more than 35 distinguished children’s books, including the classic The Wolves of Willoughby Chase.


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A Creepy Company

By: Joan Aiken

A Fit of Shivers

By: Joan Aiken

A Necklace of Raindrops

By: Joan Aiken
illustrated by: Kevin Hawkes

Here are eight gloriously imaginative stories for eight satisfying sessions of bedtime reading. There’s a flying apple pie, a cat that’s bigger than an elephant, a house that lays an egg, storybook...


Arabel And Mortimer

By: Joan, Aiken

A Touch of Chill

By: Joan Aiken

Black Hearts in Battersea: Wolves of Willoughby Chase, #2

By: Joan Aiken

"Simon paid off the driver and turned to follow Mrs Twite. But she seemed to have locked the door behind her and, as he rattled the latch unavailingly and then rapped the locker, something dark and suffocating...


COLD SHOULDER ROAD

By: Joan Aiken

Cold Shoulder Road: Wolves of Willoughby Chase, #9

By: Joan Aiken

Having freed the children enslaved in the northern mines, Is Twite and her cousin Arun return to Folkestone to find Arun's mother. But she has disappeared without a trace. There's plenty of evidence of strange goings-on...

CUCKOO TREE

By: Joan Aiken


Dangerous Games

By: Joan Aiken

This eagerly awaited addition to Joan Aiken's award-winning Wolves series takes us on Dido's most imaginative adventure yet!

Dido Twite has been sailing the high seas, chasing after Lord Herodsfoot, who...

Dido and Pa: Wolves of Willoughby Chase, #7

By: Joan Aiken

Dido Twite is waylaid by her father, the shady Abednego Twite, acting on instructions from his evil patron. Why is Dido so urgently needed in Wapping? Why are King Richard's friends all accidentally drowning...

GIVE YOURSELF A FRIGHT

By: Joan Aiken

Readers beware! Mischievous ghosts, ancient curses, and monstrous spirits inhabit these thirteen spine-tingling tales. Enter a world of fantasy where a blast of a whistle brings a boy from the past, where...


IS UNDERGROUND

By: Joan Aiken

The Children Of London Are Vanishing

No one knows why, so Is Twite, younger sister of Dido Twite (from Dido and Pa and Nightbirds on Nantucket), sets out to discover the whereabouts of Arun, her cousin, and Davie, the king's...

Limbo Lodge: Wolves of Willoughby Chase, #5

By: Joan Aiken

Dido Twite is aboard the Thrush, trying to return to England after her adventures in America. But orders have been sent to find Lord Herodsfoot, said to be on Aratu, the Pacific 'Island of the Pearl Snakes'....


Midnight Is A Place

By: Joan, Aiken

Midwinter Nightingale

By: Joan Aiken

Dido and Simon are in danger in this new addition to the Wolves Chronicles. Dido, back in England from America, is almost instantly kidnapped and taken to a derelict mansion surrounded by a deadly moat. The evil baron...

Moons Revenge

By: Joan, Aiken


A Necklace of Raindrops

By: Joan Aiken

Here are eight gloriously imaginative stories for eight satisfying sessions of bedtime reading. There’s a flying apple pie, a cat that’s bigger than an elephant, a house that lays an egg, storybook animals...

NIGHTBIRDS ON NANTUCKET

By: Joan Aiken

Nightbirds on Nantucket: Wolves of Willoughby Chase, #3

By: Joan Aiken

Shipwrecked Dido Twite, picked up by a whaling ship, finds herself many miles from home and facing deep troubles. Sinister Miss Slighcarp, the governess from Willoughby Chase, makes a reappearance, this...


The Cuckoo Tree: Wolves of Willoughby Chase, #6

By: Joan Aiken

While her friend Capt Hughes recovers from a carriage accident, Dido is marooned with the odd inhabitants of the Tegleaze estate. Soon suspicious things happen; a priceless possession is stolen, a boy...

THE MOON'S REVENGE

By: Joan Aiken


The Stolen Lake

By: Joan Aiken

The Winter Sleepwalker

By: Joan Aiken

The Witch of Clatteringshaws

By: Joan Aiken

Dido Twite’s sharp wits are put to the test in this new adventure in the Wolves Chronicles. After King Richard dies, Dido’s good pal Simon is put on the English throne, but he hates being cooped up...


The Wolves of Willoughby Chase

By: Joan Aiken

After braving a treacherous journey, Sylvia joins her cousin Bonnie at Willoughby Chase where they narrowly avoid a gory lupine death. But with Bonnie’s parents overseas, and the evil governess,...

WILLOUGHBY CHASE

By: Joan Aiken

Winter Sleepwalker

By: Joan, Aiken

Joan Aiken's touch is, as always deft, witty and amusing and these spell-binding and sometimes haunting stories will delight the reader. In Quentin Blake's profuse colour illustrations he has found a style...


Black Hearts in Battersea

By: Joan Aiken

'Wait, wait! Save us! What'll we do?'

     Simon is determined to become a painter when he grows up so he sets off to London to make his fortune. But the city is plagued...

Castle Barebane

By: Joan Aiken

Far Forests

By: Joan Aiken


Mooncusser's Daughter

By: Joan Aiken

Street

By: Joan Aiken

Tale of a One-Way Street

By: Joan Aiken
Illustrated by: Jan Pienkowski


The Kingdom under the Sea and Other Stories

By: Joan Aiken
Illustrated by: Jan Pienkowski

A Foot in the Grave

By: Joan Aiken

Midnight Is a Place

By: Joan Aiken


The Skin Spinners

By: Joan Aiken

Past Eight P'clock

By: Joan Aiken
Illustrated by: Jan Pienkowski

Stolen Lake

By: Joan Aiken


Last Slice Of Rainbow

By: Joan Aiken

Snow Horse

By: Joan Aiken