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Cas Lester

  • 5 stars across 23 books
Cas spent many years having a fabulous time, and a great deal of fun, working in children's television drama with CBBC. She developed and executive produced lots of programmes including JACKANORY, MUDDLE EARTH, THE MAGICIAN OF SAMARKAND, BIG KIDS and THE STORY OF TRACY BEAKER.

Now Cas writes books for children (the HARVEY DREW series; WILFRED THE UNWISE; NIXIE THE BAD, BAD FAIRY). As Patron of Reading at a local primary school, Cas is currently setting up and helping run the school library. She loves working with children and especially doing school visits. She has four children, a daft dog called Bramble and she lives in Oxfordshire. Follow Cas on Twitter: @TheCasInTheCat
24th August 2017

Do You Speak Chocolate?: Perfect for fans of Jacqueline Wilson

'I love this book' Jacqueline Wilson 'I just knew we were going to be friends. Don't ask me to explain why. I can't. B... MoreDo You Speak Chocolate?: Perfect for fans of Jacqueline Wilson

(12 reviews) Review
7th May 2015

Nixie the Bad, Bad Fairy

Nixie the bad, bad fairy isn't really that bad . . . at least, she doesn't think she is. But sometimes she has to be a t... MoreNixie the Bad, Bad Fairy

(7 reviews) Review
5th May 2016

Nixie: Splashy Summer Swim

Wonky wand mishaps, froggy fiascos, and water fights! When it's a super hot sunny day, there's only one thing to do with... MoreNixie: Splashy Summer Swim

(1 review) Review
2nd July 2015

Harvey Drew and the Junk Skunks

The Toxic Spew is back, and in even more trouble than usual. WOOP WOOP WOOP! ALARM ALARM ALARM! It's chaos once more on... MoreHarvey Drew and the Junk Skunks

(0 reviews) Review
6th March 2014

Harvey Drew and the Bin Men From Outer Space

A really rubbish adventure... in outer space Harvey Drew is an ordinary eleven-year-old who dreams of great adventures ... MoreHarvey Drew and the Bin Men From Outer Space

(0 reviews) Review
5th November 2015

Nixie: Wonky Winter Wonderland

Snow days are for sledging, skating and snowball battles and no-one is safe from Nixie's expertly aimed snowballs or her... MoreNixie: Wonky Winter Wonderland

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2nd October 2014

Harvey Drew and the Bling Bots

Harvey Drew and the Toxic Spew crew return for another out-of-this-world adventure! Harvey thinks he has the best job i... MoreHarvey Drew and the Bling Bots

(0 reviews) Review
28th January 2016

Wilfred the Unwise

When medieval wizardry meets cool street magic, what could possibly go wrong . . .? Wilfred is a young magical apprent... MoreWilfred the Unwise

(0 reviews) Review
3rd November 2016

Nixie: Fizzy Firework Fun

Whizzing dodgems, spinning teacups, and fizzing fireworks. WHOOPEE! It's the night of the Fairyland Funfair and Nixie th... MoreNixie: Fizzy Firework Fun

(0 reviews) Review
23rd February 2017

Oxford Reading Tree All Stars: Oxford Level 12 : Class Pack of 36 (4)

Oxford Reading Tree All Stars is an engaging chapter fiction series which combines age-appropriate content with imaginat... MoreOxford Reading Tree All Stars: Oxford Level 12 : Class Pack of 36 (4)

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