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Geraldine McCaughrean

  • 4 stars across 162 books
    Geraldine McCaughrean is an established author for all age groups. Geraldine has been awarded many prizes for her writing, including the Whitbread Children's Book Award for A Little Lower than the Angels, the Library Association Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Award for a Pack of Lies. Geraldine has also published a number of retellings of traditional stories. She was awarded the Blue Peter Book Award for her retelling of 'A Pilgrim's Progress'. Geraldine lives in Berkshire and has a young daughter. Jason Cockcroft was joint winner of the Blue Blue Peter Book Award with Geraldine. He is a highly-acclaimed illustrator, shorlisted for the English 4-11 award for Billywise, and perhaps most recently known for his Harry Potter cover (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix). He lives in West Yorkshire.
    1st October 2012

    The Snow Queen

    The enchanting fairytale retold through simple and engaging text with stunning original artwork. Gerda and Kay are best ... More

    (5 reviews)
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    11th October 2019

    Myths and Legends of the World

    Bold reader - open your mystical map and get ready to travel through time with 21 dazzling stories of daring and decei... More

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    1st May 2017

    Where the World Ends

    In the summer of 1727, a group of men and boys from St Kilda are put ashore on a remote sea stac to harvest birds for fo... More

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    2nd October 2008

    Peter Pan in Scarlet

    Neverland is calling again...Something is wrong in Neverland. Dreams are leaking out-strangely real dreams, of pirates a... More

    (3 reviews)
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    1st November 2012

    Greek Myths

    This book contains a collection of some of the best-known Greek myths, full of brave heroes, terrifying monsters, powerf... More

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    6th September 2012

    Pittipat's Saucer of Moon

    Pittipat knows that the moon is a saucer of cream and his brothers and sisters mean to drink it all up. So the brave l... More

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    16th November 2015

    The Nutcracker

    A beautiful telling of the Nutcracker fairy tale, with exciting activities, colouring pages and a gorgeous eight-card 3D... More

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    9th April 1998

    It's Not the End of the World

    Karen's parents have always argued, and lately they've been getting worse. But when her father announces that they're go... More

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    1st May 2011

    Pull Out All the Stops!

    There isn't much drama in Olive Town. The highlights of Cissy Sissney's days are the letters from her old schoolteacher,... More

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    12th May 2016

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 15: Animal Tails

    Chickens, foxes, horses, tigers, lions and mice this is a marvellous menagerie of tales about tails. Meet Chanticleer t... More

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