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Michelle Harrison Michelle Harrison

Welcome

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:

One Wish

One wish only, understood? There are rules, so listen good . . . The Spinney Wicket Wishing Tree can grant your heart’s …

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FROM MY BLOG:

ONE WISH ~ US Cover Reveal & Competition

March 24, 2015

ONE WISH ~ US Cover Reveal & Competition

I’m very excited and proud to unveil the cover art for the US edition of One Wish, which will be published by Little, Brown & Company in hardback in March 2016. I think it’s stunning! I also received advanced reading copies (ARCS) this week. For th …

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Behind the Scenes

January 20, 2015

Behind the Scenes

People often ask me which of the books I’ve written is my favourite. This is a fairly difficult question to answer, because each story is important to me and it feels somehow disloyal to pick one over the others. What I do say is that Thirteen Treasure …

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On Books and Babies

January 5, 2015

On Books and Babies

Last year I attended the Waterstone’s Children’s Book Prize event in London. Before the winners were announced, the previous year’s winner, Annabel Pitcher, spoke about her experience of the prize and gave an insight into her novel, Ketchup Clouds, on …

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New Beginnings

October 1, 2014

New Beginnings

Welcome to my new-look website which, as many of you will know, I’ve been promising for sometime now. It’s been awhile since I updated with any news, for various reasons (one in particular, but I’ll get to that) . . .   There have been some changes aro …

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MY NEXT EVENT IS…

Niddfest Literary Festival

May 30, 2015

Niddfest Literary Festival

14.00-15.00 Memorial Hall, Pateley Bridge Michelle will be appearing to read from her latest work and talk about her inspirations and writing process, as well as answering your questions. Tickets: £7.00 adults £5.00 children To book and for more inform …

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My Books