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Patrice Lawrence

  • 5 stars across 13 books
    Patrice Lawrence is a half-Trinidadian writer born in Brighton. Her first published story, Duck, Duck Goose was included in the Decibel Penguin Prize Anthology. She is currently working on a longer novel for children, and we are looking forward to reading more from this talented young writer.
    28th February 2019

    Snap: World Book Day 2019

    From the award-winning author of Orangeboy and Indigo Donut , a new short story written especially for World ... More

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    23rd July 2019

    Rose, Interrupted

    'Enthralling, resonant, unusual and thought-provoking' The Guardian 'Lawrence is a fine writer' TheTimes... More

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    2nd May 2019

    Diver's Daughter: A Tudor Story (Voices #2)

    A gripping heart-in-your-mouth adventure told by Eve, a Tudor girl who sets out on a dangerous journey to change h... More

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    1st February 2009

    Granny Ting Ting

    Nine-year-old Michael is coming from London to Trinidad to visit his grandmother, who is recovering from a difficult ope... More

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    2nd June 2016

    Orangeboy

    WINNER OF THE WATERSTONES CHILDREN'S BOOK PRIZE FOR OLDER READERS, SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA CHILDREN'S BOOK AWA... More

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    22nd May 2013

    BC Red (KS2) B/5B Wild Papa Woods

    Story 1: When Cyril and Liani stay with their uncle, they save a stag from hunters and meet Papa Bois, the forest prot... More

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    13th July 2017

    Indigo Donut

    The breathtaking second book from the author of Orangeboy , winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize for O... More

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