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Henrietta Branford

  • 5 stars across 15 books

    Henrietta Branford was born in India and lived with her husband Paul Carter and three children in Southampton. Her books are all based on people she knew. As well as winning the Smarties Prize for Dimanche Diller, she won The Guardian Fiction Award for her longer novel Fire, Bed and Bone [Walker]. Her other books include the picture book Little Pig Figwort ], Ruby Red, Spacebaby, Spacebaby and the Megavolt Monster [all Collins], The Fated Sky [Walker]. Henrietta Branford died in 1999. The Branford Boase award for a first novel is in memory of Henrietta and her editor at Walker, Wendy Boase who both died in the same year.

    21st April 2016

    Six

    Shortlisted for the Essex Book Awards and Stockton Children's Book of the Year Award When Parker Banks moves with his f... More

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    2nd April 2001

    Little Pig Figwort

    Little Pig Figwort just cannot get to sleep, he tosses and turns, but it is just no good. Who can he find to play with... More

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    5th June 2002

    Dimanche Diller in Danger

    More adventures and kidnapping for this plucky young orphan as she outwits the evil Valpurga Vilemile once again. Live... More

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    5th June 2002

    Dimanche Diller at Sea

    The third and final adventure for this plucky young heroine who has an unfortunate habit of getting kidhapped. Lively ... More

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    10th November 2011

    Magic Beans: A Handful of Fairytales from the Storybag

    Magic beans. Sow them. Plant them. Watch children grow. 'If you are a dreamer, come in. If you are a dreamer, a wisher,... More

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    4th March 2010

    Dimanche Diller

    New edition of the Smarties-Prize-winning story of escape and adventure, with wicked guardians, evil plots and a livel... More

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    24th January 2008

    Rollercoasters: Fire, Bed and Bone Reader

    The year is 1381. Rebellion is brewing, and life for man - and dog - is about to change dramatically...Told through the ... More

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    1st October 2004

    The Fated Sky

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    1st October 2004

    The Fated Sky

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