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Emma Carroll

  • 5 stars across 16 books
    Emma Carroll is a secondary school English teacher. She has also worked as a news reporter, an avocado picker and the person who punches holes into filofax paper. She recently graduated with distinction from Bath Spa University's MA in Writing For Young People. The Girl Who Walked on Air is Emma's second novel. She lives in the Somerset hills with her husband and two terriers.
    2nd August 2018

    Secrets of a Sun King

    London, 1922. A discovery from ancient Egypt . . . A cursed package . . . The untold story of a young pharaoh . . . W... More

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    1st June 2017

    Letters from the Lighthouse

    We weren't supposed to be going to the pictures that night. We weren't even meant to be outside, not in a blackout, and ... More

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    4th January 2018

    Sky Chasers

    A encounter with a boy dangling from the sky changes pickpocket Magpie's life forever. Like her, the boy dreams of... More

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    7th July 2016

    Strange Star

    They were coming tonight to tell ghost stories. 'A tale to freeze the blood,' was the only rule. Switzerland, 1816. On ... More

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    1st October 2015

    The Snow Sister

    Pearl was putting the first touches to a person made of snow. And that person, with coal for eyes and a turnip for a nos... More

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    3rd October 2013

    Frost Hollow Hall

    The gates to Frost Hollow Hall loomed before us. They were great tall things, the ironwork all twisted leaves and queer... More

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    2nd July 2015

    In Darkling Wood

    'You're telling me there are fairies in this wood?' When Alice's brother gets a longed-for chance for a heart tr... More

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    7th February 2019

    When we were Warriors

    A body washed up on the beach... Evacuation to an old house with forbidden rooms and dark secrets... An animal rescue se... More

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    5th January 2016

    Wuthering Heights: Band 17/Diamond

    Rediscover Emily Bronte's terrifying novel of revenge and hatred set on the wild Yorkshire moors. When an orphaned boy... More

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    2nd November 2017

    The Snow Sister

    Ever since her sister, Agnes, died, Pearl has a tradition every time it snows. She makes a person out of snow. A snow s... More

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    5th September 2019

    The Somerset Tsunami

    'My name is Fortune and I am on trial for my life. They say I did magic that made the sea disappear, then come back agai... More

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    • When we were Warriors

      When we were Warriors

      Another fabulous MG historical fiction book from Emma Carroll, although this time she has written a collection of three inter-connected short stories...

    • Strange Star

      Strange Star

      I've never read a book by Emma Carroll that I've not enjoyed or that hasn't gone down well in class. The atmosphere she creates makes it a wonderful b...

    • Secrets of a Sun King

      Secrets of a Sun King

      This was are class reader last term and I really enjoyed it. As our class topic was Ancient Egyptians my teacher decided to read it to us. I would rec...

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