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Sam Sedgman

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Sam Sedgman is the bestselling, award-wining author of 'The Clockwork Conspiracy' and the 'Adventures on Trains' series, co-written with his friend M. G. Leonard. His first novel for younger readers, 'The Highland Falcon Thief', was published in 2020, and was awarded Children's Fiction Book of the Year at the British Book Awards. His work has been translated into more than twenty languages.

Alongside his writing, Sam is an experienced presenter and podcaster, confirmed nerd and enthusiastic ferroequinologist. A lifelong fan of games and puzzles, he once ran a company devising murder mystery treasure hunts. He lives in London, on top of a railway station.

Awards: Nibbies (2021)  see all

Genres: Children's Fiction
New and upcoming books
February 2025

Epic Cities
February 2025

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The Forbidden Atlas
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Sam Sedgman recommends
Impossible Creatures (2023)
Katherine Rundell
"A fierce, fantastic, wild-hearted adventure that roars and bristles with imagination. I devoured it like a hungry dragon."

2021 British Book Award Children's Fiction Book of the Year : The Highland Falcon Thief

Award nominations
2023 Edgar Award for Best Juvenile (nominee) : Murder on the Safari Star
2022 Edgar Award for Best Juvenile (nominee) : Kidnap on the California Comet

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