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Kingdom of Kernowland in Erthwurld

 KERNOWLAND is a magical Kingdom in ERTHWURLD created by author and school visitor Jack Trelawny and published by Campion Books

Book 1
Kernowland 1 The Crystal Pool
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Book 2
Kernowland Darkness Day
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Book 3
Kernowland Invasion of Evil
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Book 4
Pigleg's Revenge
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Book 5
Kernowland Slavechildren
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Book 6
Kernowland Colosseum of Dread
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To purchase the Kernowland series of books, and other books by Jack Trelawny, click here

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The Crystal Pool
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Cornwall Map

A modern classic!
Jack Trelawny presented his book to my sons school. The story and interactive introduction inspired both my children to request signed copies. My eldest told me exactly where to go and at what time! Considering he has problems with his memory, this is no mean feat! I might also add that he is a reluctant reader and very few books capture his attention. 

  My 7 year old ASD child who cant read was also taken by the book and even though he usually throws books away in frustration, he really treasures this one. 
  I have read this book with my children and its brilliant. Not just the story which is an adventure set in Cornwall but the text, the layout of the book, the colour of the pages and the length of each chapter. These points may not seem important to some but those parents who have reluctant readers or those with dyslexia, irlen syndrome, ASD etc will appreciate how important these are. 
  If you want to buy a child a gift then make it this one!
   Note the author: Thank you!
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Great Books!
My son won this book in a raffle and was absorbed from the first chapter! He then progressed to haranguing the local bookshop for the second and third books!
  They can be somewhat bloodthirsty, but this does not seem to bother children (in the tradition of Grimm etc!), and there are many good touches that make them think - the slave boat going to "Acirfa" for instance. When he worked out this was Africa, he then started looking for all the other anagrams!
  As we live in Cornwall, he has had fun spotting the place names of places we go and have been to.
Great book for reluctant readers too -  I have recommended to several friends children, who weren't that keen to read, and they have all been engrossed too!
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Jack Trelawny - Free School Talks - School Visit Diary


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        Jack 'edutaining' younger children              Jack 'edutaining' older children


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Jack Trelawny, with his travelling 'edutainment' show, is one of the busiest school visitors in the UK.


The author has now visited over 800 schools.


His visits are currently FREE to the school.


To arrange at Jack Trelawny visit to your school, contact:

Jane Bennett, Events & Promotions Manager

Eml: info@campionpublishing.com   Tel: 01992 714369


Jack can present to a maximum of 350 children at one session. Larger schools normally arrange two or more talks on the same day.


The Kernowland Series and Show is intended to be 'edutainment'; a mix of education with entertainment. Teachers have reported that the books are ideal for encouraging children to learn whilst enjoying the story.


While stocks last, schools can contact us for FREE A2 SIZE KERNOWLAND CLASSROOM POSTERS (1 poster per school).

01 May 2008
Jack visits Theydon Bois Primary School... "Huge success"

Local Children’s Author Jack Trelawny visited Theydon Bois Primary School on May 1st to give a talk to Years 3-6 about his ‘Kernowland’ series of books... Click here for pictures of the visit


Check availability: Jack's Event's Calendar


If you would like to arrange a Jack Trelawny/Kernowland event at your school, please contact us:

Jane Bennett
Events & Promotions Manager
Campion Books
2 Lea Valley House, Stoney Bridge Drive,
Waltham Abbey, Essex EN9 3LY United Kingdom

Eml: info@campionpublishing.com
Tel: 01992 714369
Fax: 08701 126849

Campion Books is an Imprint of Campion Publishing Limited 

The children from Chacewater Community Primary School sent Jack this thank you note after he visited them: 





Reviewed by boy, age 10
This is the first book I read by myself, I loved it and kept wanting to read more. I liked the descriptions of the scenery & the creatures, especially the crabs, I could picture them all in my head. I liked the maps too. The ending was good, I want the other Kernowland books for my birthday.

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Reviewed by girl, age 8
I thought it was a fantastic book and I loved it. I like the fact it has a map and that it is based on real life. My favourite character was Louis because he had lots of different weapons. I especially liked the part when Louis was in Eden Valley.
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