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Michelle Harrison Michelle Harrison

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I was born in 1979 and grew up in Grays, Essex. Thanks to my two older sisters, stories have always been a big part of my life. As well as reading to me, they invented tales of their own and drew pictures to accompany them. I began writing short stories when I was about fourteen, and by the time I left school it was my ambition to become an author and illustrator.

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MY LATEST BOOK:

The Other Alice

What happens when a tale with real magic, that was supposed to be finished, never was? This is a story about one of thos …

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FROM MY BLOG:

The Other Alice – cover reveal

June 13, 2016

The Other Alice – cover reveal

Here is the beautiful new cover for my next novel, The Other Alice, which publishes on July 28th in the UK. The stunning artwork is by illustrator Chloe Bonfield and was designed by Jenny Richards at Simon & Schuster UK Ltd. Click on the image for …

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Winter Magic

April 18, 2016

Winter Magic

This November will see my first publication in hardback (in the UK), with Winter Magic, an anthology of gorgeous wintery tales by a wonderful selection of children’s writers. I’m more than a little star-struck to be in the company of classic authors su …

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The Other Alice

April 7, 2016

The Other Alice

I’m thrilled to reveal the cover copy (or blurb) for my sixth novel, The Other Alice, which publishes in the UK on July 28th. The cover is still in progress, but I hope to be able to share that with you very soon. In the meantime, here, in a nutshell, …

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MY NEXT EVENT IS…

YA Shot Literary Festival

October 22, 2016

YA Shot Literary Festival

Time: 13.10 – 14.05 A 55 minute workshop in which you will create a strong story opening to instantly grab a reader’s attention. There will also be an opportunity to buy books and get them signed. This is a ticketed event with limited spaces. Tickets go on sale on Friday 29th April. For more information and ticket sales, visit YA Shot.  

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