M.G. Leonard & Sam Sedgman

All aboard! This masterclass is set on a real steam train!

About The Authors:

M.G. Leonard is the internationally bestselling author of the 'Battle of the Beetles' trilogy and the non-fiction companion, 'The Beetle Collector's Handbook'. 'Beetle Boy' won the Branford Boase award and has been translated into thirty-seven languages worldwide. She is a beetle expert and lives in Brighton with her husband and two sons. Sam Sedgman is a novelist, playwright and award-winning digital producer. His work has been performed internationally and shortlisted for the Courtyard Theatre award. Written with his friend, M.G. Leonard, 'The Highland Falcon Thief' is Sam's first book for children. He lives in London and is a lifelong train and mystery enthusiast.


About The Book:

Adventures on Trains is a major mystery series from the prize-winning M.G. Leonard and Sam Sedgman. First stop, The Highland Falcon Thief, a breathless train journey full of deceptions, puzzles and clues to solve. Harrison Beck is reluctantly joining his travel-writer Uncle Nat for the last journey of the royal train, The Highland Falcon. But as the train makes its way to Scotland, a priceless brooch goes missing, and things are suddenly a lot more interesting. As suspicions and accusations run high among the passengers, Harrison begins to investigate and uncovers a few surprises along the way. Can he solve the mystery of the jewel thief and catch the culprit before they reach the end of the line? Hear whispers in the dining car, find notes in the library, and unknown passengers among the luggage as you help Harrison to solve the mystery aboard one of the world's grandest trains. Fast-paced and packed with illustrations and clues, Adventures on Trains is a stop you won't want to miss!


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Creativity Masterclass and Q&A

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An Introduction to 'Adventures on Trains'

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The Inspiration Behind 'Adventures on Trains'

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A Reading from 'Adventures on Trains'

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M.G. Leonard & Sam Sedgman's Writing Challenge

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