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Ian MacDonald
Ian's first book Mrs Wrelton's Dinosaur was published in 2003 and featured on BBC TV and Radio. Alien Teeth was listed on The School Library Association's Books into Boys scheme in 2007.  Since then Ian has written more than thirty books for schools for publishers including Badger Learning, OUP's Project X series, Rising Stars and Eprint. He specialises in easy-to-read stories for reluctant readers (boys!) along with a number of teacher's resource books. 
Ian left school at 17 and worked in the printing industry before training for teaching.  After teaching in three counties he settled with his family in Kent, becoming deputy- headteacher in a large primary school where he began writing.
NOW... he spends much of his time visiting schools, inspiring young writers in the classroom.
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He has the ability to mesmerise, entertain and inspire... 
Gillian Duke West Borough Primary Maidstone


"If I had a favourite author it would be you!"

Kirsty, aged 8  Oaktrees Community School


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