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Alan Gibbons is an author of children's books and a Blue Peter Book Award. He currently lives in Liverpool, England, where he used to teach in a primary school. His father was a farm laborer, but was hurt in an accident when Alan was eight years old. The family had to move to Crewe, Cheshire where Alan experienced bullying for the first time. He began to write for his pupils as a teacher, but never tried to get any of his work published.

Gibbons trained to be a teacher in his mid-thirties and starting writing short stories for his students. Later, he began to write professionally. In 2000, he won the Blue Peter Book Award in the category "The Book I Couldn't Put Down" category for Shadow of the Minotaur. He was a judge for the 2001 Blue Peter Book Awards. He was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal in 2001 and 2003 and shortlisted twice for the Booktrust Teenage Prize. He has also won the Leicester Book of the Year, the Stockport Book Award, the Angus Book Award, the Catalyst Award, the Birmingham Chills Award, the Salford Young Adult Book Award, the Hackney Short Novel Prize and the Salford Librarians' Special Award.

In addition to being a full-time writer, he is an educational consultant and speaks at schools across the UK and abroad, including visits to Brazil, China, Japan and the Middle East.He has been a regular speaker at the Edinburgh and London Book Festivals, the Northern Children's Book Festival, Hay on Wye and Children's Books Ireland. His work is published in nineteen languages and he visits many schools internationally.

He has appeared on BBC TV, Channel 4, Radio 4 , and Radio 5 live and has written in the Times Educational Supplement, Junior Education, Carousel, Books For Keeps and other publications.

He organised the Authors Against the SATs Campaign.

He is organiser of the Campaign for the Book and organized a successful 200-strong conference in Birmingham to launch it.

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Total Books: 146
End Game
2016 - End Game (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781780621814
ISBN-10: 1780621817
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Teen & Young Adult
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Hate
2015 - Hate (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781780621784
ISBN-10: 1780621787
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
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An Act of Love
2014 - An Act of Love (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781780620183
ISBN-10: 1780620187
Genre: Children's Books
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Raining Fire
2012 - Raining Fire (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781780620268
ISBN-10: 1780620268
Genre: Children's Books
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The Dying Photo
2012 - The Dying Photo (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781781120200
ISBN-10: 178112020X
Genre: Children's Books
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Lifelines Charles Darwin
2011 - Lifelines Charles Darwin (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780753466759
ISBN-10: 0753466759
Genre: Children's Books
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Act of Love
2011 - Act of Love (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781444002287
ISBN-10: 1444002287
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
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Witch Breed
2011 - Witch Breed [Hell's Underground] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781842557808
ISBN-10: 1842557807
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
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The Demon Assassin
2010 - The Demon Assassin [Hell's Underground] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781444001440
ISBN-10: 1444001442
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Renegade
2010 - Renegade [Hell's Underground] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781444000795
ISBN-10: 1444000799
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Some You Win
2010 - Some You Win [Total Football] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781444001754
ISBN-10: 1444001752
Genre: Children's Books
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Under Pressure
2010 - Under Pressure [Total Football] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781444001761
ISBN-10: 1444001760
Genre: Children's Books
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Divided We Fall
2010 - Divided We Fall [Total Football] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781444001778
ISBN-10: 1444001779
Genre: Children's Books
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Power Play
2010 - Power Play [Total Football] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781444001785
ISBN-10: 1444001787
Genre: Children's Books
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Injury Time
2010 - Injury Time [Total Football] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781444001792
ISBN-10: 1444001795
Genre: Children's Books
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Last Man Standing
2010 - Last Man Standing [Total Football] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781444001808
ISBN-10: 1444001809
Genre: Children's Books
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Twin Strikers
2010 - Twin Strikers [Total Football] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781444001815
ISBN-10: 1444001817
Genre: Children's Books
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Final Countdown
2010 - Final Countdown [Total Football] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781444001822
ISBN-10: 1444001825
Genre: Children's Books
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Julie and Me and Michael Owen Makes Three Red Cards and Romance
2010 - Julie and Me and Michael Owen Makes Three Red Cards and Romance (Paperback)Paperback, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9781444000863
ISBN-10: 1444000861
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Scared to Death
2010 - Scared to Death [Hell's Underground] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781842556665
ISBN-10: 1842556665
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Hybrid Graph Theory and Network Analysis
2009 - Hybrid Graph Theory and Network Analysis [Cambridge Tracts in Theoretical Computer Science] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780521106597
ISBN-10: 0521106591
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2009 - Moving On [FYI: Fiction with Stacks of Facts] (Paperback)
2008 - The Number 7 Shirt [FYI: Fiction with Stacks of Facts] (Paperback)
2007 - Low Power Methodology Manual for System-on-chip Design [Integrated Circuits and Systems] (Hardcover)Paperback
2007 - Deathriders Advanced Level [Heinemann English Readers] (Paperback)
2006 - Hold On (Paperback)
2006 - Ganging Up [Dolphin Books] (Paperback)Hardcover
2006 - Greatest [Fyi: Fiction With Stacks of Facts S.] (Paperback)
2005 - Defender [Hodder Literature] (Hardcover)Paperback, Audio Cassette
2004 - Droit Au But [French Edition] (Paperback)
2002 - Chicken [Dolphin Books] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2002 - Playing with Fire [Dolphin Paperbacks] (Paperback)Hardcover
1998 - When My Ship Came in Big Book [Collins Pathways] (Paperback)Hardcover
1997 - Simply Spooky Ghost Stories [Quids for Kids] (Paperback)
1996 - New Windmills Chicken [New Windmills] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
1996 - Street of Tall People [DOLPHIN BOOKS] (Paperback)Hardcover
1995 - When My Ship Came In [Collins Pathways] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
1995 - The Climbing Boys [Collins Pathways] (Hardcover)
1995 - City of Fire [Collins Pathways] (Hardcover)
1994 - Grandad's Ears [Collins Pathways] (Hardcover)
1994 - Hattie Hates Hats [Collins Pathways] (Hardcover)
1994 - Dagger in the Sky [Dolphin Books] (Paperback)Hardcover
1994 - Whose Side Are You On [Dolphin Books] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1991 - Pig (Paperback)Hardcover
Warriors of the Raven [Legendeer Trilogy] (Paperback)
Vampyr Legion [Legendeer Trilogy] (Paperback)
La Legion De Los Vampiros [Gran Angular - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)