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Lisa Thompson

  • 5 stars across 208 books
    Lisa Thompson Biography
    Lisa Thompson worked as a Radio Broadcast Assistant first at the BBC and then for an independent production company making plays and comedy programmes. During this time she got to make tea for lots of famous people. She grew up in Essex and now lives in Suffolk with her family. Her debut, THE GOLDFISH BOY, was a Waterstones Children's Book of the Month pick in January 2017 and is the bestselling debut of the year as of July 2017.

    Our favourite Lisa Thompson Book Characters
    Matthew - from Goldfish Boy
    Nate - from The Light Jar
    5th January 2017

    The Goldfish Boy

    A story about finding friendship when you're lonely -and hope when all you feel is fear. Twelve-year-old Ma... More

    (37 reviews)
    4th January 2018

    The Light Jar

    'I devoured The Light Jar whole and insist you do the same. Pure, breathtaking genius' Maz Evans, bestsellin... More

    (29 reviews)
    3rd June 2019

    Owen and the Soldier

    A crumbling stone soldier sits on a bench in the park. Only Owen understands how important he is. At home, Owen and his ... More

    (25 reviews)
    3rd January 2019

    The Day I Was Erased

    The third read-in-one-sitting mystery from the authorof unforgettable bestseller The Goldfish Boy. Maxwell ... More

    (13 reviews)
    2nd January 2020

    The Boy Who Fooled the World

    Telling a little white lie now and then is harmless, right? But what if it leads to you being a h... More

    (6 reviews)
    12th February 2008

    Clinker Castle Pink Level Fiction: Something in the Lake Single

    This is a series set in the realm of kings and queens, knights and dragons.It contains expertly levelled to Book Bands e... More

    (1 review)
    2nd January 2007

    Inventing the Future

    This paperback addition to our Photobiography series, Inventing the Future, documents the life of Thomas Edison. This pr... More

    (0 reviews)
    1st October 2008

    Funny Face

    (0 reviews)
    20th February 2018

    Spaced Out

    (0 reviews)
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    • The Goldfish Boy

      The Goldfish Boy

      Matthew Corbin is a boy who is afraid of germs. He is afraid to go out. He is afraid to eat meals that are not sterile. He is afraid of anyone coming...

    • The Day I Was Erased

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      An amazing book about a boy named Maxwell who is always getting into trouble and he thinks he is tearing his family apart one day finds something in a...

    • The Light Jar

      The Light Jar

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      Even better than Lisa Thompsons first book (the light jar). It all starts with Nate and his mum running away to a little cottage in the wild bu...