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Valerie Mendes

  • 5 stars across 5 books
    Valerie Mendes was born in Buckinghamshire. After taking a double honours degree in English and Philosophy at Reading University, she moved to Oxford, where she still lives. She is, proudly, the mother of the theatre and film director, Sam Mendes CBE. Valerie started writing stories when she was six.
    1st July 2002

    Girl In The Attic

    Thirteen-year-old Nathan is furious when his mum hauls him off to Cornwall for Christmas and then tells him they are to ... More

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    9th November 2015

    Lost. Found.

    On a cold day, a bear loses his soft red scarf. The wind carries it *whoosh* to a couple of playful raccoons who find it... More

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    1st August 2005

    The Drowning

    Sixteen-year-old Jenna wants to dance - not just in dance class or in her bedroom, but professionally, in London, under ... More

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    7th June 2004

    Coming of Age

    When her mother is killed in a riding accident, nine-year-old Amy is left mute and traumatised. She was there - but she ... More

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