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Author Brian Falkner is visiting our school September 20, 2016. Browse through his books and learn about the man and his writing through the websites and articles below.

Battlesaurus: Rampage at Waterloo. What if the power to control the most terrifying animals in history fell into the hands of one of the most brilliant and ferocious military leaders of all time?

Battlesaurus: Rampage at Waterloo

Battlesaurus reimagines the 1815 Battle of Waterloo as something other than a crushing defeat for the French emperor Napoléon Bonaparte, when he unleashes a terrible secret weapon—giant carnivorous survivors from pre-history—on his unsuspecting British and Prussian adversaries. In this world, smaller “saurs” are an everyday danger in the forests of Europe, and the Americas are a forbidden zone roamed by the largest and most deadly animals ever to walk the earth. But in his quest for power, Napoléon has found a way to turn these giant dinosaurs into nineteenth-century weapons of mass destruction. Battlesaurus: Clash of Empires. The Project. By Brian Falkner His life could change the world.

The Project

His death could save it. It all started with a book. Northwood. By Brian Falkner Illustrated by Donovan Bixley The dark forest of Northwood has never seen the likes of Cecilia Undergarment before Cecilia Undergarment likes a challenge.

Northwood

Brainjack. By Brian Falkner A thrilling action novel set in the not-too-distant future in which a brilliant young computer hacker fights to prevent the human race from being erased.

Brainjack

It would take a very special person to crack the computer systems of the White House. An expert. A genius. A devil. Recon Team Angel #1: Assault. By Brian Falkner The first in a high octane sci-fi adventure series by best-selling and award-winning author, Brian Falkner.

Recon Team Angel #1: Assault

It is 2030, and the world is at war with an alien race. The Bzadians. Recon Team Angel #2: Task Force. By Brian Falkner The second in a high octane sci-fi adventure series by best-selling and award-winning author, Brian Falkner.

Recon Team Angel #2: Task Force

The fate of the human race hangs in the balance. Recon Team Angel #3: Ice War. By Brian Falkner The third in a high octane sci-fi adventure series by bestselling and award-winning author, Brian Falkner.

Recon Team Angel #3: Ice War

It is February 2033 and Earth forces have their full attention on the Bering Strait. Recon Team Angel #4: Vengeance. The fourth and final book in a high-octane sci-fi adventure series by bestselling and award-winning author, Brian Falkner.

Recon Team Angel #4: Vengeance

In this explosive conclusion to the series, readers will finally get to discover the fate of our planet. Will Earth forces be defeated and the Bzadians rule forever or will humankind be victorious? The Flea Thing. By Brian Falkner Funny, thrilling, action-packed books boys will devour.

The Flea Thing

Daniel wants to play rugby league for the New Zealand Warriors. The problem is he's only twelve years old. The Real Thing. By Brian Falkner Funny, thrilling, action-packed books boys will devour.

The Real Thing

Only three people in the entire world know the secret formula for Coca-Cola. So, when all three are kidnapped, the giant American corporation is in deep trouble. But the kidnappers didn't count on the extraordinary abilities of a boy from Auckland, New Zealand - Fizzer Boyd, who happens to have ESP. Soon Fizzer and his friend Tupai White are in the middle of an exciting adventure, which takes them to Coca-Cola s head office in Atlanta, then to Australia and some mysterious Pacific island as the search for the missing recipe becomes a matter of life and death. The Tomorrow Code. By Brian Falkner Crack the code, or tomorrow is history! Tane and Rebecca aren t sure what to make of a sequence of 1s and 0s, a message that looks like a random collection of alternating digits.

Author website. NZ YA Book of the Year 2016. Interview with Brian Falkner. New Zealand Book Council. Born and raised in Auckland, Brian Falkner is a children's book author and sought-after writing coach. The author of more than thirteen novels for children and young adults, Falkner's first book was Henry and the Flea (2003), the first of many to receive critical praise. Falkner’s 2005 novel Super Freak was nominated in the Junior Fiction category of the 2006 New Zealand Post Book Awards. The Tomorrow Code (2008) was nominated in the Young Adult Fiction category of the 2009 New Zealand Post Book Awards, and the 2009 LIANZA Children's Book Awards.

Most recently, Falkner's Battlesaurus: Rampage at Waterloo (2015) was shortlisted for the 2016 NSW Premier's Awards, and won the Young Adult Fiction category of the 2016 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults. Brian Falkner (1962 –) is a children’s book author and writing coach. How do I sign an ebook? E-Books will never take off, I thought. Until I bought an iPhone. I love books.