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Cathy MacPhail

  • 5 stars across 12 books
    Cathy MacPhail is the award-winning author of over thirty children's books including Run Zan Run, Roxy's Baby, Out of the Depths and Grass. Her novel Mosi's War is currently shortlisted for a Scottish Children's Book Award, an award she's won twice before, and a film adaptation of her novel Another Me was released in 2014. Cathy writes spooky thrillers for younger readers and challenging teen novels and is acclaimed for her unique ability to get to the heart of serious, topical issues through the stories of her feisty characters. She was born and brought up in Greenock, Scotland, where she still lives.
    20th April 2017

    Between the Lies

    Judith Tremayne is missing. She hasn't been online, nobody has heard from her. She simply appears to have vanished, unti... More

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    21st November 2011

    Run, Zan, Run: Newly

    Ivy turned on her. `I told you I'd get you, didn't I? Well,' her next words sent shivers through Katie. `Tonight's the n... More

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    1st March 2012

    Underworld: Newly

    A school trip goes disastrously wrong when a visit to local caves turns into something far more sinister. Five school ch... More

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    1st May 2013

    If It Wasn't For Tom: Band 09 Gold/Band 16 Sapphire

    If it wasn't for Tom, one young boy would be much happier at school - he would be able to play football without being ... More

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    21st November 2011

    Another Me: Newly

    It was as I was walking into the drama class that I remembered the girl I had bumped into and the green sweater just lik... More

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    9th May 2013

    Mosi's War

    Patrick is happy living with his mum. She lets him do what he wants, pretty much, and it's only when his granny comes to... More

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    21st November 2011

    Out of The Depths

    'I saw my teacher in the queue at the supermarket last Christmas. Miss Baxter. I was surprised to see her. She'd been de... More

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    19th March 2015

    Devil You Know

    "Baz was the kind of friend I wanted. Everyone seemed a bit afraid of him." Forced to move away from his dad in Aberdeen... More

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    4th January 2012

    The Football Shirt: Band 18/Pearl

    Ross has been saving for a football top of his favourite team for ages, but doesn't think he'll ever afford it. When h... More

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    25th September 2014

    Project X Origins: Dark Red Book Band, Oxford Level 18: Mystery Cove

    Project X Origins is a ground-breaking guided reading programme for the whole school. Action-packed stories, fascinating... More

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