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Brandon Robshaw

Brandon Robshaw has written around twenty books for children, both under his own name and under pen names. He wrote  for Orchard's Sea Quest series under the name of Adam Blade. He has also written a fantasy novel for 9-12 year-olds, The Big Wish, published by Chicken House, which was shortlisted for the Hull Children's Book  Award in 2016. Brandon is also a freelance journalist and a regular book reviewer for the Independent on Sunday. He and his family star in the successful tv series Back In Time For Dinner (see photo below), and are about to start filiming for Further Back In Time For Dinner.  Brandon's series on the history of children’s literature has been commissioned for BBC Radio 4. It’s a 10-part series and will air for 2 weeks daily in July 2018. He lives in London with his wife, three children and dog.  Find out more about Brandon at his website

    Shortlisted for the Hull Children's  

    Book Award 2016



The Amazing Adventures of Raincoat Man 


The Boy with the Eggshell Skull


Georgina and the Dragon



With Joe Chislett, he originated the concept for Melvin Burgess's 2013 novel The Hit

(Chicken House)

Tangshan Tigers, a series published under the pseudonym Dan Lee.

Tangshan Tigers: The Stolen Jade
Tangshan Tigers: The Golden Key
Tangshan Tigers: The Invisible Cloud
Tangshan Tigers: The Silent Enemy
Tangshan Tigers: The Silver Wolf
Tangshan Tigers: The Lightning Sting

Star Fighters, a series published under the pseudonym of Max Chase.

Star Fighters: The Enemy Within
Star Fighters: Lethal Combat

Beast Quest, a series published under the pseudonym Adam Blade.

Beast Quest: Luna the Moon Wolf  
Sea Quest: Cephalox the Cyber Squid
Sea Quest: Manak the Silent Predator
Sea Quest: Shredder the Spider Droid
Sea Quest: Crusher the Creeping Terror
Sea Quest: Stengor the Crab Monster
Sea Quest: Tetrax the Swamp Crocodile
Sea Quest: Finaria the Savage Sea Snake


Robots Rule, a series published under the pseudonym C J Reynolds


The Junkyard Bot

Two more titles to follow

(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, USA - 2014)

The Big Wish

 (Chicken House, 2015)



The Deep (Bloomsbury)

The Wrong Door (Collins Educational)

The Tribe, a novel for 9 - 12 year olds

BBC Radio 4 series on the history of children's literature (commissioned)




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