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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.

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    28th August 2014

    Uprooted - A Canadian War Story

    From the author of The Indian in the Cupboard and The L-Shaped Room comes a fascinating story of a wartime childhood, ... More

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    7th July 2011

    BAD CAT, GOOD CAT

    The stellar partnership who brought you Harry the Poisonous Centipede are back together. This is the funny story of a ... More

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    6th May 2003

    Alice By Accident

    Nine-year-old Alice must write about herself for a school assignment, and in doing so, she sorts out her feelings abou... More

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