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    July 17, 2014
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    All you need to know: Tregarthur's Series. An exciting new teen fiction adventure series.
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    Tregarthur's Revenge
    July 17, 2014
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    Tregarthur's RevengeSecond in the Tregarthur's SeriesThe Tregarthur's Series, was inspired by the Ten Tors Challenge, a two day annual event organised by the Army, for 2,400 teenagers to visit...
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    Tregarthur's Promise
    July 17, 2014
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    First in an exciting new young adult fiction adventure following a group of teenagers who find themselves cut off from the adult world in an unfamiliar environment.
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    Writing Best Sellers
    November 24, 2015
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    Writing Best SellersA few tips from author Alex MellanbyWriting Best Sellers can’t be done unless you read a lot. There are so many books I want to have read....
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    School Visits
    December 4, 2015
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    Looking for an Author to appear at your school or library?Alex Mellanby, author of The Tregarthur's Series is available to come to your school for talks and workshops.These can...
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    Black Death
    December 4, 2015
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    The Black Death was one of the most devastating pandemics in human history, resulting in the deaths of an estimated 75 to 200 million people and peaking in Europe...
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    Rats
    December 4, 2015
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    RatsWe have a thatched roof. They don’t last forever. So you need a thatcher. Or more than one, more than two. And they drink tea – with sugar. You...
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    Cillian Press Fiction
    January 22, 2016
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    Get the world's best publisher
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    The Empty Seat
    January 25, 2016
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    Benches of dead people - how??
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    Amazing books
    February 4, 2016
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    Just an amazing list of books Year 7 told me they were reading during my school visit: . . . Divergent, insurgent Wonder series 3 Louise Rennison series Ruby Redfort series Ketchup clouds Dogs of winter and more more...
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    School Visit
    February 9, 2016
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    "Meeting Alex has definitely inspired me to write more."
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    Submarines??
    February 11, 2016
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    Getting to the library is crucial
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    The student story
    February 24, 2016
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    The wonderful students at Bassingbourn Village College surround me with incisive questions then came up with the weirdest ideas for a short story which still needs an ending: The Catflap...
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    First Submarine Attack!
    March 3, 2016
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    American submarine attacks British Warships. In 1775 Americans tried to sink British Warships in New York Harbour but the Turtle submarine drifted off-course and blew up it’s explosive device –...
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    Hot Bath?
    March 14, 2016
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    ‘I want a hot bath,’ Ivy whinged and Jenna told her to shut up.
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    Dartmoor Stones
    March 22, 2016
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    The Tolmen Stone of Dartmoor - good, bad or something much worse?
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    Cottenham Village College
    April 20, 2016
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    Wonderful School Visit
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    School Librarians are wonderful
    April 22, 2016
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    School Librarians are wonderful
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    Bassingbourn Village College
    April 26, 2016
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    School Librarians are Great
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    Comberton Village College
    June 14, 2016
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    Great school visit to Comberton Village College
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    Alvin arrives
    June 14, 2016
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    Food, we need food, but any food?
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    Swavesey Village College
    June 30, 2016
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    250 Year 7
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    More from Swavesey VC
    June 30, 2016
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    Wonderful Resource Centre Manager
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    Melbourn Village College
    July 13, 2016
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    Another really great school visit
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    It's wild out there
    October 24, 2017
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    Has the rain stopped?
    October 24, 2017
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    Oke Tor
    October 24, 2017
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    Probably pointing to a bog
    October 24, 2017
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    About the Author
    July 17, 2014
    Meet the AuthorAlex Mellanby tells about his past and gives us insight into the inspiration for the Tregarthur's Series.I was a doctor, a nice safe career helping people...
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Misc
General Post
Featured Post
  • READ MORE
    The Series
    July 17, 2014
    Featured Post
    All you need to know: Tregarthur's Series. An exciting new teen fiction adventure series.
  • READ MORE
    Tregarthur's Revenge
    July 17, 2014
    Misc
    Tregarthur's RevengeSecond in the Tregarthur's SeriesThe Tregarthur's Series, was inspired by the Ten Tors Challenge, a two day annual event organised by the Army, for 2,400 teenagers to visit...
  • READ MORE
    Tregarthur's Promise
    July 17, 2014
    General Post
    First in an exciting new young adult fiction adventure following a group of teenagers who find themselves cut off from the adult world in an unfamiliar environment.
  • READ MORE
    Writing Best Sellers
    November 24, 2015
    Featured Post
    Writing Best SellersA few tips from author Alex MellanbyWriting Best Sellers can’t be done unless you read a lot. There are so many books I want to have read....
  • READ MORE
    School Visits
    December 4, 2015
    Featured Post
    Looking for an Author to appear at your school or library?Alex Mellanby, author of The Tregarthur's Series is available to come to your school for talks and workshops.These can...
  • READ MORE
    Black Death
    December 4, 2015
    Misc
    The Black Death was one of the most devastating pandemics in human history, resulting in the deaths of an estimated 75 to 200 million people and peaking in Europe...
  • READ MORE
    Rats
    December 4, 2015
    General Post, Misc
    RatsWe have a thatched roof. They don’t last forever. So you need a thatcher. Or more than one, more than two. And they drink tea – with sugar. You...
  • READ MORE
    Cillian Press Fiction
    January 22, 2016
    Misc
    Get the world's best publisher
  • READ MORE
    The Empty Seat
    January 25, 2016
    Misc
    Benches of dead people - how??
  • READ MORE
    Amazing books
    February 4, 2016
    Misc
    Just an amazing list of books Year 7 told me they were reading during my school visit: . . . Divergent, insurgent Wonder series 3 Louise Rennison series Ruby Redfort series Ketchup clouds Dogs of winter and more more...
  • READ MORE
    School Visit
    February 9, 2016
    Misc
    "Meeting Alex has definitely inspired me to write more."
  • READ MORE
    Submarines??
    February 11, 2016
    General Post, Misc, weird stuff
    Getting to the library is crucial
  • READ MORE
    The student story
    February 24, 2016
    Misc
    The wonderful students at Bassingbourn Village College surround me with incisive questions then came up with the weirdest ideas for a short story which still needs an ending: The Catflap...
  • READ MORE
    First Submarine Attack!
    March 3, 2016
    Misc
    American submarine attacks British Warships. In 1775 Americans tried to sink British Warships in New York Harbour but the Turtle submarine drifted off-course and blew up it’s explosive device –...
  • READ MORE
    Hot Bath?
    March 14, 2016
    Misc
    ‘I want a hot bath,’ Ivy whinged and Jenna told her to shut up.
  • READ MORE
    Dartmoor Stones
    March 22, 2016
    Misc
    The Tolmen Stone of Dartmoor - good, bad or something much worse?
  • READ MORE
    Cottenham Village College
    April 20, 2016
    Misc
    Wonderful School Visit
  • READ MORE
    School Librarians are wonderful
    April 22, 2016
    Misc
    School Librarians are wonderful
  • READ MORE
    Bassingbourn Village College
    April 26, 2016
    Misc
    School Librarians are Great
  • READ MORE
    Comberton Village College
    June 14, 2016
    Misc
    Great school visit to Comberton Village College
  • READ MORE
    Alvin arrives
    June 14, 2016
    Misc
    Food, we need food, but any food?
  • READ MORE
    Swavesey Village College
    June 30, 2016
    Misc
    250 Year 7
  • READ MORE
    More from Swavesey VC
    June 30, 2016
    Misc
    Wonderful Resource Centre Manager
  • READ MORE
    Melbourn Village College
    July 13, 2016
    Misc
    Another really great school visit
  • READ MORE
    It's wild out there
    October 24, 2017
    Misc
     
  • READ MORE
    Has the rain stopped?
    October 24, 2017
    Misc
  • READ MORE
    Oke Tor
    October 24, 2017
    Misc
  • READ MORE
    Probably pointing to a bog
    October 24, 2017
    Misc
  • READ MORE
    About the Author
    July 17, 2014
    Meet the AuthorAlex Mellanby tells about his past and gives us insight into the inspiration for the Tregarthur's Series.I was a doctor, a nice safe career helping people...