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Laura Ellen Anderson

  • 5 stars across 16 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 Adams from the Adams 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)
    8th March 2018

    Amelia Fang and the Unicorn Lords

    A GORGEOUSLY GOTHIC, WICKEDLY FUNNY NEW SERIES FROM WITCH WARS ILLUSTRATOR LAURA ELLEN ANDERSON Amelia Fang is the big... 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 Welcome to the world o... More

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    1st October 2015

    Evil Emperor Penguin

    Far away in the icy wastes of Antarctica lives a warm and cuddly, kind-hearted penguin who only wants to do good in the ... More

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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' Sunday Express ... More

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    1st March 2016

    I Don't Want Curly Hair!

    NO! I do not want this BIG CURLY HAIR! It's messy and silly and just plain unfair. All Curly Haired Girl has ever wante... More

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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' - Sunday Express... More

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    1st February 2014

    Kittens

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    5th February 2015

    Bunnies

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    5th February 2015

    Chicks

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    2nd March 2017

    Evil Emperor Penguin Strikes Back!

    Evil Emperor Penguin Strikes Back! At the very bottom of the Earth lives an extremely evil emperor penguin who is trying... More

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    1st October 2018

    Snow Babies

    Time to meet the snow babies! This is the perfect seasonal gift to introduce all those wide-eyed, soft, fluffy, cuddly ... More

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    7th March 2019

    Evil Emperor Penguin (Almost) Takes Over the World

    Evil Emperor Penguin has a plan. (Another one! He's a very persistent penguin.) A plan to TAKE OVER THE WORLD! Nothing w... More

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    2nd May 2019

    I Don't Want to be Small

    NO! I do NOT want to be so small! I wish I'd keep growing so I can be tall. This little boy is fed up with being so li... More

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    2nd May 2019

    I Don't Want to be Small

    NO! I do NOT want to be so small! I wish I'd keep growing so I can be tall. This little boy is fed up with being so li... More

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    6th October 2014

    Snow Babies

    Come and explore the ice and snow with the most adorable animal babies. Which animal grows a brown coat in the summer bu... More

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    28th April 2013

    Puppies

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