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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 ... MoreThe Flying Bath

(17 reviews) Review
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... MoreSecret Suffragette

(10 reviews) Review
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... MoreDinosaur Kisses

(4 reviews) Review
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... MoreRun Rabbit Run

(1 review) Review
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... MoreEric and the Striped Horror

(1 review) Review
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... MoreEric and the Green-Eyed God

(1 review) Review
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... MoreEric & The Pimple Potion

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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... MoreLeapfrog Learners: Space Explorers

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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 ... MoreDamian Drooth, Supersleuth: Gruesome Ghosts

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