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Lynne Reid Banks

  • 5 stars across 33 books

    Since Lynne's first novel for adults, The L-Shaped Room, she has been published here and in the US. Her strong narrative style and ability to create worlds where small people and animals live, is second to none. Her book, The Indian in the Cupboard, shortly to be a Collins Modern Classic, was made into a major feature film - her books in the series sell and sell. Lynne says writing for children comes more easily than writing for adults. "It's not that it is less demanding - I just find it more fun."

    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 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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    1st August 2014

    Stealing Thunder

    Libby wants a horse more than anything in the world. Since she is unable to have one of her own, she's been doing st... More

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    5th August 2014

    Stealing Bradford

    With six teenage girls living under one roof, things are bound to get interesting. Mix six teenaged girls and one '60s... More

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