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Catherine Fisher

  • 5 stars across 49 books
    Born in Newport, Catherine Fisher has been a primary school teacher, taught Creative writing and dug up Roman pottery on archaeological digs. Now she spends most of her time writing novels and poems, drawing, fencing, and taking walks in the woodlands of the Wye valley. She lives in Wales with her two cats Jessa and Tam Lin.
    4th October 2018

    The Clockwork Crow

    A magical story of snow and stars by Catherine Fisher. The Clockwork Crow is a mysterious gothic Christmas tale set in a... More

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    1st October 2020

    The Midnight Swan

    With an invisible girl, a parliament of owls and a pen that writes by itself, the journey to the garden of the Midnight ... More

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    8th March 2012

    Cat with Iron Claws, The

    An interpretation of a medieval Welsh tale by Catherine Fisher, recently appointed Wales' first Young Person's Laureate.... More

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    3rd October 2019

    The Velvet Fox

    After rescuing Tomas from enchantment, orphan Seren Rhys is enjoying her first summer at Plas-y-Fran. But as autumn arri... More

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    23rd June 2006

    Japan

    "Freestyle Express" is a new, fully accessible range of books tailored for 11-15 year old pupils with a reading age of 8... More

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    14th June 2012

    The Oracle

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    15th December 2020

    The Oracle

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    3rd October 2013

    Shakespeare Quartet: The Box of Red Brocade: Book 2

    Time travel is sf. Fairies are folklore. What happens when you mix the two? And add a final ingredient, Shakespeare'... More

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