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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:

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…

Banbury Literary Live

August 23, 2014

Banbury Literary Live

Forget fairy dust and any notions of sprites being sweet and sparkly; the most you’ll get from Michelle Harrison’s tooth fairy is a chewed up toffee. The award-winning author of the Thirteen Treasures series reads from her latest novel, One Wish, in wh …

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My Books