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Lynne Reid Banks

  • 5 stars across 32 books

    Lynne Reid Banks was born in London in 1929. She was an actress in the early 1950s and later became one of the first two women TV News reporters in Britain. She is a best-selling author for both children and adults, and has written over thirty books, including The L-Shaped Room.


    Lynne Reid Banks has three grown-up sons and lives in Dorset and London with her sculptor husband, Chaim Stephenson.

    7th November 2005

    Tiger, Tiger

    Tiger, Tiger is a hugely powerful and epic novel set against the dazzling backdrop of ancient Rome. This compelling an... More

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    2nd April 2009

    The Indian in the Cupboard

    The Indian in the Cupboard is the first of five gripping books about Omri and his plastic North American Indian - Litt... More

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    3rd April 2006

    The Mystery of the Cupboard

    What will Omri find inside the eaves of his new home? Will there be more little figures that come to life? ... More

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    3rd November 2003

    Secret of the Indian

    Who would believe that a plastic toy American Indian and a plastic toy cowboy can come to life? When Omri's friend Pat... More

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    2nd June 2003

    Return of the Indian

    Omri has never forgotten Little Bull though, and finally yields to the temptation to see his tiny blood brother again.... More

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    3rd November 2003

    The Key to the Indian

    The fifth title in this gripping series about Omri and his plastic North American Indian - Little Bull - who comes ali... More

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    3rd August 2009

    Stealing Emerald

    Fourth in the Merryfield Hall Riding School series Amber and her friends are excited to hear that a middle-eastern prin... More

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    1st August 2005

    Harry the Poisonous Centipede

    Harry may be a poisonous centipede, but he's not very brave. He would be quite happy never to venture into the dangerous... More

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    1st August 2005

    Harry the Poisonous Centipede Goes To Sea

    Harry the Poisonous Centipede is now quite brave, but nothing can prepare him for this next adventure! He and best fri... More

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    6th September 2004

    Angela and Diabola

    Angela and Diabola are twins, but from the moment they enter the world - one with a smile and the other with a vengean... More

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