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Richard Platt is an award-winning author and pirate expert. His Pirate Diary won the Kate Greenaway Medal 2002, the Silver Smarties Award 2002, and the ‘Best Book With Facts’ prize in the Blue Peter Book Awards 2003. Castle Diary was also shortlisted for several awards. Richard has written numerous books for Kingfisher including Eureka! (longlisted for the Aventis Prize) Kingfisher Knowledge: Communication; Forensics (shortlisted for the Aventis Prize) Through Time: Pompeii; Beijing; London
Steve Stone is an accomplished illustrator. He has worked on hundreds of book covers, most notable Stephen King’s DARK TOWER series and Terry Brooks’ epic fantasy series SHANNARA. He has produced many commissions in the advertising sector for clients as diverse as General Electric, Sony and Mars. His most recent book with Kingfisher is Versus: Warriors
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