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Anne Cassidy

  • 5 stars across 61 books

    Anne Cassidy has an established reputation in the world of young adult fiction. She has published several titles for Scholastic, including the East End Murders series for Point Crime as well as her stand alone novels, Talking to Strangers and the Hidden Child, which was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal in 1998. Looking for JJ, published in 2004 has received great acclaim and been shortlisted for many of the major awards, The Guardian Fiction Prize and the Carnegie Medal included, and was winner of the 2004 Booktrust Teenage Prize Award. Anne draws closely on her background and adolesence growing up in East London for her novels, and always writes about issues and characters that are close to her heart. She lives in London with her husband and son.

    16th February 2017

    Butterfly Beach

    A brand-new story starring the unlikely best friends of The Butterfly Club, published specially for World Book Day 2017,... More

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    1st June 2014

    Cinderella

    A beautifully illustrated picture book that brings new life to the classic tale. Meet Cinderella, a young girl with a wi... More

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    3rd November 2016

    No Virgin

    Prequel to No Shame, which has been nominated for the CILIP CARNEGIE MEDAL 2019 From the author of the critically accla... More

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    10th May 2012

    Dead Time: The Murder Notebooks

    Rose and Joshua first met when Joshua and his dad came to live with Rose and her mum. Then their world turns upside down... More

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    1st September 2014

    Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs

    One of the world's most famous fairy tales, beautifully illustrated and charmingly retold for little children. Snow Whit... More

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    22nd April 2008

    Puss in Boots

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    21st September 2017

    No Shame

    Nominated for the CILIP CARNEGIE MEDAL 2019 The powerful companion to NO VIRGIN. From the author of the critically acc... More

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    1st January 2012

    Naughty Nancy

    Here are the Mini Monster Mates, who live in the same monster-land as the award winning Boris, Sid, Wendy and friends. ... More

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    10th March 2016

    The Dead House

    Chilling, creepy and compelling, THE DEAD HOUSE is a psychological thriller like no other from a stunning YA talent,... More

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    1st May 2013

    Sammy and the Starman

    When Sammy finds a tiny space rocket in the park, he quite naturally assumes it's a toy. Then he meets the spaceman wh... More

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