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Barbara Mitchelhill

  • 5 stars across 54 books
    Barbara Mitchelhill was born in Rochdale and trained as a teacher. While she was teaching, she began writing for BBC children's TV and went on to write for educational publishers, before writing novels for children. She makes school visits all over the country, and enjoys appearing at literary festivals and talking to teachers and librarians, some as far away as the Caribbean. Her hobbies include reading, theatre, music, gardening and walking her border terrier, Ella. She lives in Staffordshire and has two grown-up daughters.
    1st June 2015

    The Flying Bath

    When everyone has left the house in the morning, the bath toys spring into action and head off on exciting adventures ... More

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    6th June 2019

    Secret Suffragette

    Daisy's hero is Florence Nightingale, and she hopes to one day become a nurse just like her. But as a girl growing up in... More

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    2nd January 2014

    Dinosaur Kisses

    WHOMP! An energetic young dinosaur figures out her own way to give a kiss in the latest from the creator of the award-wi... More

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    17th January 2019

    Eric and the Striped Horror

    Eric is an ordinary boy who loves football, and hates tests. Unluckily, a big test is coming up! Then his Auntie Rose se... More

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    2nd January 2020

    Eric and the Green-Eyed God

    Eric's mum is getting married - to his teacher! If that wasn't bad enough, Auntie Rose has sent a wedding present from h... More

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    1st February 2001

    Eric & The Pimple Potion

    Poor Eric, his life seems to be one embarrassing incident after another. First there's the suit his mum wants him to wea... More

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    6th August 2009

    Damian Drooth, Supersleuth: Gruesome Ghosts

    The new girl at school has long blonde hair and big blue eyes, so naturally Damian is fascinated when she says that her ... More

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    10th September 2013

    Leapfrog Learners: Football

    Read all about the world's favourite game - football - in this new series of non-fiction readers. Leapfrog Learners... More

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    6th September 2016

    Whisper My Name

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    13th June 2013

    Leapfrog Learners: Space Explorers

    Discover the exciting world of space - from stars to spaceships - in this new series of non-fiction readers. Leapfrog Le... More

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