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Andrew Norriss

Andrew Norriss

  • 5 stars across 9 books
Andrew Norriss is the Whitbread (now Costa) Award-winning author of Aquila. Andrew started his writing career in television, and after writing many brilliant series for adults and children (including dramatising his own books Matt's Million and Aquila) he now writes novels full time. His previous novel, Jessica's Ghost, was also shortlisted for the Costa Children's Book Award.
1st January 2019


Gypsy boy Mike has been in trouble with the law so his dad, George, has taken him up north to work at Uncle Lash's scrap... MoreMike

(3 reviews) Review
2nd October 2015

Archie's Unbelievably Freaky Week

Archie is an accident waiting to happen. He can't help it. In just one week at school, he is accused of murder, gets tra... MoreArchie's Unbelievably Freaky Week

(2 reviews) Review
1st February 2006

The Portal

(1 review) Review
1st July 2010

Aquila 2

Aquila can you take you anywhere. It's getting back that can be tricky . . . Tom and Geoff still ca... MoreAquila 2

(1 review) Review
5th January 2006

The Unluckiest Boy in the World

Nicholas Frith has always considered himself to be about as lucky as the average boy. But while on holiday with his mu... MoreThe Unluckiest Boy in the World

(1 review) Review
5th March 2015

Jessica's Ghost

Francis has never had a friend like Jessica before. She's the first person he's ever met who can make him feel completel... MoreJessica's Ghost

(1 review) Review
5th March 2009


Alex is used to getting unusual birthday presents from his Godfather John - a pair of ferrets, or a Make Your Own Explos... MoreCtrl-Z

(0 reviews) Review
13th February 2014

I Don't Believe It, Archie!

Odd things happen to Archie every day. Some very odd things. On Monday, a piano rolls down the hill and traps his new ... MoreI Don't Believe It, Archie!

(0 reviews) Review
3rd June 2021

Felix Unlimited

Felix is no ordinary boy. With the help of his friends, he's started his own business, and he already has thousands of p... MoreFelix Unlimited

(0 reviews) Review
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