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  • 4 stars across 10 books
    Other titles: Follow Me Down, The Merrybegot, Ivy, Hazel
    Follow Me Down was shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award
    The Merrybegot was shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize and the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize

    Julie Hearn has been writing all her life. After training as a journalist, she went to Australia, where she worked on a daily tabloid newspaper. She then lived in Spain for a while before returning to England, where she worked as a features editor and freelance features writer. After her daughter was born she went back to her studies and obtained a BA in English and an MSt in women's studies. She is now a full-time writer.
    7th May 2015

    Follow Me!

    Full of fun and energy, this rhythmic, rhyming story by bright star Ellie Sandall stars some mischievous lemurs. It... More

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    18th April 2019

    The Merrybegot

    The Merrybegot casts a powerful spell over its readers. Utterly bewitching. Abi Elphinstone In a remote west-country vil... More

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    5th January 2017

    Ivy

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    5th October 2010

    The Merrybegot

    In a remote west-country village, all is not as it seems. The minister's daughters have taken to their bed, howling and ... More

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    1st April 2010

    Rowan the Strange

    How does a doctor examine a person's brain? They won't use any knives on me, will they? Rowan knows he is strange. Bu... More

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    2nd May 2013

    Hazel

    Sweet but dull - that's how life has always been for Hazel Louise Mull-Dare. But on the day of the Epsom Derby, June 4t... More

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    20th March 2014

    Dance of the Dark Heart

    Jack Orion is a tormented soul. His childhood companion, and one true love, has been cruelly snatched away from him and ... More

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    1st September 2006

    Rollercoasters The Merrybegot

    This is the story of Nell who lives with her grandmother, the local cunning woman and healer, in seventeenth century Som... More

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    1st January 2005

    The Merrybegot

    This is the story of Nell who lives with her grandmother, the local cunning woman and healer, in a west country village ... More

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    1st February 2011

    Wreckers

    The lid gave, eventually, with surprisingly little noise. Nothing splintered. Nothing broke. No hinges flew, or even ... More

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