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Valerie Mendes

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 ... MoreGirl In The Attic

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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 ... MoreThe Drowning

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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 ... MoreComing of Age

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3rd 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... MoreLost. Found.

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