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Ged Maybury

Ged Maybury began his children's writing career with the publication of several science-fiction novels, then the humorous trilogy consisting of: Horse Apples (1998), Crab Apples (2000) and Pig Apples (2002). Outside of writing, Ged has had a few 'weird work' experiences including acting, astrology tutor and potato picker. Ged is also a performance poet.
Selected bibliography:
  • Time Twister (Reed Methuen 1986).
  • Silicone Stew (Ashton Scholastic 1990).
  • Startroopers : The Final Episode (Ashton Scholastic 1991).
  • Triggerstone (Ashton Scholastic1993).
  • Seventh Robe (HarperCollins 1993).
  • Hive of the Starbees: The First StarTroopers (Ashton Scholastic 1995).
  • Rebel Masters (HarperCollins 1995).
  • Horse Apples (Scholastic 1998).
  • Crab Apples (Scholastic 2000).
  • I am Leather-man with Anna Venczel (Cape Catley 2001).
  • Pig Apples (Scholastic 2002).
  • Beware the Glangwoo; Scuttle saves Fridgelon 5 illustrated by Louise Prout (Banana Books 2003).
  • Snowcave Inn (Cape Catley 2005).


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