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Anne Cassidy

  • 5 stars across 62 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

    The classic fairy tale, specially retold for young children and illustrated with fresh, bright pictures. Poor Cinderella... 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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    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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    25th August 2014

    Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

    The much-loved story of Snow White, specially retold for beginner readers and illustrated with fresh, colourful pictures... 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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    13th March 2003

    Blood Money

    Jaz and Jack have a secret they're hiding from Bobby - they have fallen in love - or so Jaz likes to believe. But this... More

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    10th October 2013

    EDGE: Slipstream Short Fiction Level 1: Robbed!

    Lizzie's brother Tommy is late. She is told that Big Alex is taking him to the cash machine. Lizzie guesses Tommy is b... More

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    27th August 2015

    Forget Me Not

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