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Anna Branford

  • 5 stars across 18 books
    Anna Branford was born on the Isle of Man, but spent her childhood in Sudan, Papua New Guinea
    and Australia. Once, when she was very itchy with the chicken pox, her dad read her The Very Hungry Caterpillar thirty times in a row. Anna lectures in Sociology at Victoria University, Australia, and spends her evenings writing stories, kept company by a furry black cat called Florence. Visit Anna's website at www.annabranford.com.

    Sam Wilson graduated from Kingston University in 1999. The Violet Mackerel books are the first titles she has illustrated for children. She says, "It has been such fun drawing Violet, she is a gorgeous character with such an adventurous spirit." Sam lives in the Gloucestershire countryside. Visit Sam's website at www.samwilsonillustration.com.
    1st August 2013

    Violet Mackerel's Personal Space

    Meet Violet Mackerel - a girl with a mission to think outside the box. Violet invents her "Theory of Leaving Small Thin... More

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    5th February 2015

    Violet Mackerel's Pocket Protest

    The sixth delightful story about Violet Mackerel, lovable girl-next-door! Sixth book in the Violet Mackerel series, for... More

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    3rd January 2013

    Violet Mackerel's Natural Habitat

    A character series for 6-9s featuring the funny, quirky Violet Mackerel - a girl with a mission to think outside the box... More

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    3rd April 2014

    Lilli-Pilli's Sister

    An irresistible new-baby story set in the fairy world ... and with a delightful twist. Lilli-Pilli's mother is having a... More

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    3rd May 2012

    Violet Mackerel's Remarkable Recovery

    A new character series for 6-9s featuring the funny, quirky Violet Mackerel - a girl with a mission to think outside the... More

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    3rd May 2012

    Violet Mackerel's Brilliant Plot

    A new character series for 6-9s featuring the funny, quirky Violet Mackerel - a girl with a mission to think outside the... More

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    2nd January 2014

    Violet Mackerel's Possible Friend

    Violet Mackerel is moving house - and using her theories to help make friends! Violet Mackerel has just moved house. Sh... More

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