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  • 5 stars across 54 books
    Adele Geras (Author) ADELE GERAS was born in Jerusalem and travelled widely as a child. She started writing over twenty-five years ago and has published more than 80 titles. Ithaka was shortlisted for the Guardian Fiction Prize and the Whitbread Chirldren's Book Award. She lives in Manchester with her husband and has two grown-up daughters and two grandchildren.Melvin Burgess (Author) Melvin Burgess was born in London and brought up in Surrey and Sussex. He has had a variety of jobs before becoming a full-time writer. Before his first novel, he had short stories published and a play broadcast on Radio 4. He is now regarded as one of the best writers in contemporary children's literature, having won the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize for his acclaimed novel Junk.Berlie Doherty (Author) Berlie Doherty began writing for children in 1983, after teaching and working in radio. She has written more than 35 books for children, as well as for the theatre, radio and television. Berlie has won the Carnegie Medal twice: in 1987 for GRANNY WAS A BUFFER GIRL and in 1992 for DEAR NOBODY. She has also won the Writer's Guild Children's Fiction Award for DAUGHTER OF THE SEA. Her work is published all over the world, and many of her books have been televised.Mary Hooper (Author) Mary has been writing professionally for over twenty years and has published nearly eighty books for children and young people. She has written funny books, 'issue' books and spooky books, and has now settled into doing what she loves best: writing historical novels centering around real situations (The Great Plague in 1665, for example) and real people (Anne Green, who was hanged for infanticide in Oxford, 1650).Anne Fine (Author) Anne Fine is one of our most distinguished writers for children. She has written over fifty highly acclaimed books and has won numerous awards, including the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize and both the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year and the Carnegie Medal twice over. Anne was appointed the Children's Laureate from 2001-3, and her work has been translated into over forty languages. In 2003 she became a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and was awarded an OBE. Anne lives in County Durham.Theresa Breslin (Author) THERESA BRESLIN is the Carnegie Medal winning author of over forty books for children & young adults whose work has appeared on stage, radio and TV. Her books are hugely popular with young people, librarians and teachers. Remembrance, her top selling YA novel of youth in WW1, has now been reissued to include Book Notes. The Dream Master was shortlisted for the Children's Book Award. Divided City was shortlisted for ten book awards, winning two outright.Sally Nicholls (Author) Sally Nicholls grew up in Stockton-on-Tees, and after school, travelled the world, working for a period at a Red Cross hospital in Japan. Sally's first novel, Ways to Live Forever, won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize and she has been shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize and the Costa Children's Book Award. She lives in Oxford.Rowena House (Author) Debut author Rowena House experienced war first-hand as a Reuters' foreign correspondent in Africa. Her War Girls story won a competition run by Andersen Press for creative writing Masters students at Bath Spa University.
    6th August 2007

    At the House of the Magician

    Lucy has been forced to run away from home as she fears for her safety from her drunken father. She is taken on as a mai... More

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    1st March 2009

    Megan

    It is Jack's , Megan's son, first birthday party and the atmosphere is very tense. But Megan is being distracted by the ... More

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    26th February 2015

    Thirteen Hours

    Your home was the one place you felt safe. Now it's your prison. You were invisible. Now your every move is monitored by... More

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    21st January 2008

    Down to Earth: Two Naughty Angels

    A freak accident suddenly plummets two young, accident-prone angels back to earth. Their strange habits and even strange... More

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    1st December 2008

    Time Flies

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    6th February 2014

    The New Girl

    Welcome to Heartside Bay - for life, love and everything in between... Lila Murray is desperate for a fresh star... More

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    21st January 2008

    Round the Rainbow: Two Naughty Angels

    The angels are shooting back to Heaven on a rescue mission to snatch back Sister Bertha, who was spirited away before he... More

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    21st January 2008

    The Ghoul at School: Two Naughty Angels

    A ghost appears to be on the loose in the school where our two flighty angels are still pretending to be ordinary pupils... More

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    15th January 1998

    Two Sides of the Story

    Astra is thoughtful, a bit of a hippy, interested in astrology, and is best friends with Beth who is much more street-wi... More

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    5th May 2008

    Revolting Holiday

    Holidays are supposed to be fun, but a week in a holiday camp with Mrs Bayleaf? Torture! Out of desperation, Katie seeks... More

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