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Laura Ellen Anderson

  • 5 stars across 28 books
    Laura Ellen Anderson Biography
    Laura Ellen Anderson is a British author and illustrator who has just published the second book in her new series, Amelia Fang, who she describes as a modern day Wednesday Addams from the Addams Family. Laura has illustrated many children's books including The Witch Wars series, Evil Emperor Penguin and 21 cover illustrations for the relaunch of The Famous Five books to celebrate Enid Blyton's 75th Anniversary. Laura has also worked with CBeebies presenter and author Cerrie Burnell illustrating her Harper series of stories.

    Born in 1988, Laura graduated with a first class degree in illustration before working at an illustration agency and then numerous book publishers in the UK and USA. Her first book as author and illustrator, I Don't Want Curly Hair, was published in March 2017.

    Laura Ellen Anderson Facts
    Laura is the first female illustrator to have designed a Terry Pratchett book, covering the new editions of his Tiffany Aching series.

    In her spare time, Laura loves making 3D models of her book characters.

    Our favourite Laura Ellen Anderson Book Characters
    Harper - from the Harper series
    Luke - from My Gym Teacher is an Alien Overlord
    Fran - from The Witch Wars

    Our favourite Laura Ellen Anderson Book Quotes
    "I hunt down the stickiest tape I can find - this has to help each of the curls to unwind! But no, each strand twizzles and wiggles and tangles and sticks out around me at mad, crazy angles!" (I Don't Want Curly Hair)

    "Welcome to the world of Nocturnia, where darkness reigns supreme, glitter is terrifying, and unicorns are the stuff of nightmares!" (Amelia Fang and the Barbaric Ball)

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    8th March 2018

    Amelia Fang and the Unicorn Lords

    A GORGEOUSLY GOTHIC, WICKEDLY FUNNY NEW SERIES FROM WITCH WARS ILLUSTRATOR LAURA ELLEN ANDERSON ... More

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    5th October 2017

    Amelia Fang and the Barbaric Ball

    A GORGEOUSLY GOTHIC, WICKEDLY FUNNY NEW SERIES FROM WITCH WARS ILLUSTRATOR LAURA ELLEN ANDERSON ... More

    (28 reviews)
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    27th May 2021

    Rainbow Grey

    A magical new series from best-selling author and illustrator, Laura Ellen Anderson! Ten-year-old Ray Gr... More

    (27 reviews)
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    20th February 2020

    Amelia Fang and the Naughty Caticorns

    A brand new title in the bestselling gorgeously gothic and wickedly funny Amelia Fang series - perfect for reade... More

    (26 reviews)
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    27th February 2020

    Amelia Fang and the Bookworm Gang - World Book Day 2020

    MEET AMELIA FANG A plucky little vampire who's just like you and me ... ... More

    (21 reviews)
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    4th October 2018

    Amelia Fang and the Memory Thief

    'The perfect mix of funny, foul and fearful' Metro 'Brilliantly imagined ... laugh-out-loud funny' ... More

    (17 reviews)
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    7th March 2019

    Amelia Fang and the Half-Moon Holiday

    The perfect mix of funny, foul and fearful' - Metro 'Brilliantly imagined ... laugh-out-loud funny' ... More

    (17 reviews)
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    5th March 2020

    I Don't Want to Be Quiet!

    From the excellent Laura Ellen Anderson, this is a very funny picture book about taking notice of the quieter things in ... More

    (14 reviews)
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    3rd October 2019

    Amelia Fang and the Lost Yeti Treasures

    'The perfect mix of funny, foul and fearful' Metro 'Brilliantly imagined ... laugh-out-loud funny' ... More

    (13 reviews)
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    1st October 2020

    Amelia Fang and the Trouble with Toads

    A brand-new adventure in the bestselling and much-loved Amelia Fang series! ... More

    (10 reviews)
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