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Katherine Woodfine

  • 5 stars across 16 books
    Katherine Woodfine is a true champion of children's literature. Until 2015 she was Arts Project Manager for Booktrust, where she project-managed the Children's Laureateship and YALC, the UK's first Young Adult Literature Convention, curated by Malorie Blackman.


    She is part of the founding team at Down the Rabbit Hole, a monthly show for Resonance FM discussing children's literature.
    4th September 2019

    Sophie Takes to the Sky

    Scaredy-Cat Sophie is afraid of everything! So when a balloonist comes to the town fair, Sophie is left behind while e... More

    (12 reviews)
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    4th June 2015

    The Clockwork Sparrow

    Katherine Woodfine's bestselling debut novel. A fast-paced historical mystery adventure for readers aged 9+, with gorg... More

    (8 reviews)
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    9th August 2018

    Peril in Paris

    The first in a brand new series by bestselling Sinclair's Mysteries author Katherine Woodfine. ALL ABOAR... More

    (6 reviews)
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    6th April 2018

    Rose's Dress of Dreams

    Young Rose dreams of sewing beautiful dresses for the women of Paris. But when a chance encounter with royalty changes... More

    (5 reviews)
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    5th May 2016

    Mystery & Mayhem

    Enthralling children's fiction for everyone who loves Robin Steven's Murder Most Unladylike Mysteries and Frances Hard... More

    (3 reviews)
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    25th February 2016

    The Jewelled Moth

    A fast-paced historical mystery adventure for readers aged 9+, with gorgeous Edwardian period detail. Perfect for fans... More

    (3 reviews)
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    1st February 2018

    Make More Noise!: New stories in honour of the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage

    "You have to make more noise than anybody else" - Emmeline Pankhurst, leader of the British Suffragette movement An i... More

    (3 reviews)
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    9th February 2017

    The Painted Dragon: The Sinclair's Mysteries

    A fast-paced historical mystery adventure for readers aged 9+ years, with gorgeous Edwardian period detail. Perfect fo... More

    (2 reviews)
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    17th October 2019

    Awesomely Austen - Illustrated and Retold: Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice

    A fresh, funny and accessible retelling of Jane Austen's best-known story, with witty black and white illustrations ... More

    (2 reviews)
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    5th October 2017

    The Midnight Peacock

    A fast-paced historical mystery adventure for readers aged 9+ years, with gorgeous Edwardian period detail. Perfect fo... More

    (1 review)
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      Sophie Takes to the Sky

      A good book, quite short but the story and illustrations are great. I would recommend this book to children 6+. (Reviewed by Elsa)...

    • Rose's Dress of Dreams

      Rose's Dress of Dreams

      I got this due to it being formatted in a way to make it easier to read for children with dyslexia. I have left it with the girls to read but I ended...

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      Sophie works in the hat department of the new Sinclairs Department Store.  She makes a few new friends that we see in the rest of the series - Billy,...