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Laura Wood

  • 5 stars across 11 books
    Laura Wood Biography
    Dr Laura Wood is an academic and writer. She is the winner of the Montegrappa Scholastic Prize for New Children's Writing and the author of the Poppy Pym series.
    Laura loves Georgette Heyer novels, Fred Astaire films, travelling to far flung places, recipe books, poetry, cosy woollen jumpers, Edith Nesbit, crisp autumn leaves, new stationery, sensation fiction, salted caramel, feminism, Rufus Sewell's cheek-bones, dogs, and drinking lashings of ginger beer.
    3rd September 2015

    Poppy Pym and the Pharaoh's Curse

    Winner of the Scholastic Montegrappa Prize for New Children's Writing = Poppy Pym has grown up in the circu... More

    (14 reviews)
    1st September 2016

    Poppy Pym and the Double Jinx

    From the Winner of the Scholastic Montegrappa Prize for New Children's Writing It's Halloween at Saint Smit... More

    (11 reviews)
    3rd January 2019

    Vote For Effie

    Shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Awards 2020. Join Effie Kostas as she fights to become Student Cou... More

    (6 reviews)
    5th July 2018

    A Sky Painted Gold

    A gorgeously dreamy coming-of-age romance set against a stunning Gatsby-esque backdrop, this is perfect for fans o... More

    (3 reviews)
    4th May 2017

    Poppy Pym and the Secret of Smuggler's Cove

    Winner of the Scholastic Montegrappa Prize for New Children's Writing = Poppy is thrilled that they're spen... More

    (1 review)
    2nd November 2017

    Poppy Pym and the Beastly Blizzard

    When a mysterious runaway van crashes into St Smithen's on the first day of the new school year, Poppy knows it's ... More

    (1 review)
    4th July 2019

    Under A Dancing Star

    In grey, 1930s England, Bea has grown up kicking against the conventions of the time, all the while knowing that s... More

    (1 review)
    15th March 2021

    The Animals of Madame Malone's Music Hall

    Summer by the seaside with Gran isn't exactly what Callie expected. Instead of sunshine and ice cream, she's stuck helpi... More

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