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Chris Higgins

  • 5 stars across 31 books
    Chris Higgins started her author career writing for teenagers and young adults. She has won a number of awards including Young Minds, the Lancashire Book Award, the Lincolnshire Young People's Book Award and the KYBA, and she has been shortlisted twice for Queen of Teen. Her My Funny Family series was published with great success with the first book being selected for BookTrust's Bookbuzz scheme. Chris has four daughters and is rapidly acquiring a whole bunch of grandchildren even though she feels far too young to be a granny. She has travelled the world extensively and now lives in West Cornwall with her husband.

    Emily MacKenzie is an acclaimed illustrator and graphic designer who graduated from Edinburgh College of Art. Working mainly with ink, digital collage and screen print, Emily's illustrative work draws from childhood memories, an inquisitive nature and a vivid imagination. Her picture book Wanted! Ralfy Rabbit, Book Burglar was nominated for the Scottish BookTrust Children's Book Award, and the follow-up, Stanley the Amazing Knitting Cat, won the IBW Book Award 2016 in the Children's Picture Book category. Emily lives in Edinburgh.
    14th June 2018

    A Boy Called Ocean

    One boy stranded at sea. One girl back on land. One ocean between them. The only thing willing him to survive ... More

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    3rd July 2014

    My Funny Family Moves House

    It's a tight squeeze as usual in the Butterfield house, and with baby Will's stuff taking up all the room it's getting e... More

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    7th June 2012

    The Secrets Club: Alice in the Spotlight

    Join Alice, Tash, Dani and Lissa, the girls in The Secrets Club, as they begin their new lives at secondary school. Th... More

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    7th March 2013

    The Day I Met Suzie

    'My boyfriend could get into trouble if he gets caught. He could go to jail.' I moan softly. 'So could I.' 'Anything ... More

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    6th June 2013

    My Funny Family Gets Bigger

    It's the new school term and, as the baby inside Mum's tummy gets bigger and bigger, the family begins to plan for Chris... More

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    4th February 2010

    Pride and Penalties

    Charlotte doesn't want a lot - just to play rugby and for her dad to be proud of her. But her brother Will is the rugb... More

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    4th February 2010

    It's a 50/50 Thing

    Starting all over again in a new town can be hard enough but with Dad not around anymore, her Mum on the verge of a br... More

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    4th February 2010

    A Perfect 10

    Perfection. That's the key aim in Eva's life. She works hard to be the girl all the other girls wish they could be: pr... More

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    4th February 2010

    Love Ya, Babe

    Caught between family life and school, Gabby's trials never seem to end ... If she's not dealing with her outrageou... More

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    3rd January 2013

    My Funny Family On Holiday

    It's the summer holidays and the Butterfield family is going away to Cornwall. As usual, Mattie has plenty to worry abou... More

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