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Harriet Castor

  • 4 stars across 32 books
    Harriet is a Cambridge History graduate and had her first book published by Puffin when she was just twelve. She is now an established author of children's books, including several titles in Franklin Watts' Famous People, Famous Lives series.
    1st January 2017

    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

    Lewis Carroll's fantastical tale is an artist's dream. With the complete, unabridged text and glowing full-colour illust... More

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    1st June 2014

    Cinderella

    A beautifully illustrated picture book that brings new life to the classic tale. Meet Cinderella, a young girl with a wi... More

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    27th April 2007

    The Dinosaurs Next Door

    An amusing, original story with easy reading text, speech bubbles and delightful illustrations on every page. The eccent... More

    (3 reviews)
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    5th May 2008

    Hit the Beach!

    The hugely popular Sleepover Club series is back with a gorgeous new look. Meet Frankie, Kenny, Fliss, Rosie and Lyndz... More

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    15th October 2020

    Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

    Chris Riddell's brilliant full-colour illustrated Alice's Adventures in Wonderland in a sumptuous hardback and j... More

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    27th July 2007

    The Incredible Present

    An amusing and original story for children growing in reading confidence. Lily receives an incredible present which gran... More

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    26th October 2001

    Starting Chess

    Lively illustrations of powerful queens, cheeky pawns and stately rooks bring the game of chess to life for complete beg... More

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    3rd March 2011

    How to be a Ballerina

    Pink tights, pink slippers, and a tutu too: it's time to dance! Every little girl dreams of becoming a ballerina, and ba... More

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    5th January 2016

    The Railway Children: Band 16/Sapphire

    Build your child's reading confidence at home with books at the right level A new chance to follow the lives... More

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    5th July 2012

    Winston Churchill: The Story of the Great British Statesman

    One of Britain's most intriguing and celebrated politicians, Winston Churchill was far more than a just successful warti... More

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