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Jim Eldridge - Author

After leaving school, Jim Eldridge embarked on a wide variety of jobs before going to Teacher Training College. His time as a teacher at a Junior School in Luton was the inspiration and basis for his hit Radio 4 series King Street Junior. As his writing career took off, Jim moved from full-time teaching to supply teaching. This included working with physically and mentally handicapped children. In 1987, Jim became a full-time writer.

Most of his writing credits has been in the TV and radio field. And given than Jim's written over thirty books, that's a lot of TV and radio!

Jim's latest TV project is Monster TV, a 26 part sitcom for the BBC, which will debut in late 1999. He created and wrote the BBC TV series Uncle Jack and the award-winning Bad Boyes, also for the BBC. In addition to creating original material, Jim has been a writer on Tv series based on stories by other well-known children's writers, including Whizziwig by Malorie Blackman and Ghost Hunter by Ivan Jones. Other top-rated shows which Jim has worked on include Julia Jekyll and Harriet Hyde, Harry's Mad and Woof. He also adapted The Demon Headmaster and The Headmaster's Brain for BBC Radio.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Jim Eldridge

The Deadly Game The Malichea Quest by Jim Eldridge
The Deadly Game The Malichea Quest
Jim Eldridge
The follow up to the gripping and action-packed historical sleuth thriller The Invisible Assassin is in the vein of The Da Vinci Code, and indeed it will appeal to teens who have grown up with the likes of Young Bond...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/09/2012
The Invisible Assassin : The Malichea Quest by Jim Eldridge
The Invisible Assassin : The Malichea Quest
Jim Eldridge
An action-packed historical sleuth thriller for fans of The Da Vinci Code. A seeming straightforward job turns into a race for survival as a cub reporter stumbles upon information about a secret organisation - but who can be trusted...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/04/2012
Black Ops: Jungle Kill by Jim Eldridge
Black Ops: Jungle Kill
Jim Eldridge
A terrific new series for teen boys who want something that bridges the gap from Anthony Horowitz and Charlie Higson to authors such as Chris Ryan and Andy McNab. This, the first in the series is a high-octane, adrenalin-fuelled combat...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/06/2010

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