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Vanessa Curtis

  • 4 stars across 9 books
Vanessa Curtis originally trained as a pianist before becoming a freelance journalist and contributing articles to a range of magazines and newspapers. She is the author of two biographies on Virginia Woolf, Virginia Woolf's Women and The Hidden Houses of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell as well as a reviewer of fiction and non-fiction for broadsheet newspapers. She is the co-editor of the Virginia Woolf Bulletin, a literary magazine, and also works as a freelance literary consultant. She lives and works near Chichester Harbour.
11th September 2014

The Baking Life of Amelie Day

Amelie Day loves to bake so she's thrilled when she's invited to compete in Britain's Best teen Baker of the Year. But A... MoreThe Baking Life of Amelie Day

(4 reviews) Review
7th February 2019

The Stolen Ones

My name is Inge. I am sixteen. I live with Mama and Papa in Munich. Food is still rationed, though the war ended over ... MoreThe Stolen Ones

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5th January 2009

Zelah Green Queen of Clean

My name is Zelah Green and I am a Cleanaholic. I spend most of my life on Germ Alert. Or Dirt Alert. It's a miracle I ev... MoreZelah Green Queen of Clean

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12th May 2011

The Taming of Lilah May

Lilah's Anger Diary, March 26th Anger levels: 11/10 I'm Lilah May and I'm ANGRY. So angry that I'm about to be ex... MoreThe Taming of Lilah May

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5th January 2012

Lilah May's Manic Days

Lilah May used to be angry. VERY angry. But not any more. She's got her temper - and her life - back under control. ... MoreLilah May's Manic Days

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2nd April 2012

The Haunting of Tabitha Grey

A classic ghost story with a stunning twist from Zelah Green author, Vanessa Curtis. 'I look up at the dark, unblinking ... MoreThe Haunting of Tabitha Grey

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5th July 2010

Zelah Green: One More Little Problem

The wonderful second in Vanessa Curtis's books for teens about one girl and her uncontrollable obsession. Ideal for gi... MoreZelah Green: One More Little Problem

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7th February 2019

The Earth is Singing

Winner of the Young Quills Historical Novel Award. Longlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal. My name is Hanna Michelson.... MoreThe Earth is Singing

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1st August 2013

Voyage to the Volcano

Captain Anstruther and his motley crew of sky-pirates are back for more adventures! Picking up the story where THE GREA... MoreVoyage to the Volcano

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