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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:

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:

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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A Day in the Life of Turpin

February 17, 2016

A Day in the Life of Turpin

The U.S. edition of One Wish hits the book shelves next month, almost two years since the U.K. release. In my next few blogs I’ll be bringing you some background info about the book, as well as some fun content to introduce you to the characters. If yo …

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MY NEXT EVENT IS…

YA Shot Literary Festival

April 18, 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 g …

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My Books