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Barbara Mitchelhill

  • 5 stars across 44 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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    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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    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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    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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    5th April 2012

    Road to London

    Thomas is desperate to join 'the players', he'll do anything to watch them perform, even skip school and risk a caning. ... More

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    5th January 2008

    Damian Drooth, Supersleuth: Dog Snatchers

    When a neighbour's dog goes missing, Damian and his gang of detective apprentices are called in to help find it. First t... More

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    4th March 2011

    Run Rabbit Run

    When Lizzie's dad refuses to fight in the Second World War, the police come looking to arrest him. Desperate to stay tog... More

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