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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:

A Tangle of Spells

From the bestselling author of A PINCH OF MAGIC and A SPRINKLE OF SORCERY comes a thrilling story of sisters, spells and …

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FROM MY BLOG:

A Tangle of Spells – Cover Reveal!

October 6, 2020

A Tangle of Spells – Cover Reveal!

Jumping jackdaws! I am SO excited to reveal the incredible cover for the third book in the Widdershins Adventures: A Tangle of Spells, illustrated by the phenomenal Melissa Castrillòn. Everyone knows that magic and trouble go hand in hand… A dangerou …

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Midnight Magic – Out Now

October 4, 2020

Midnight Magic – Out Now

Meet Midnight, Trixie and Twiggy the broom in my new book for younger readers, which is out now. Midnight Magic is the first in a series for readers of 6+, with two more on the way. Written in rhyming verse and illustrated throughout by Elissa Elwick, …

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A Sprinkle of Sorcery ~ US Cover Reveal

August 25, 2020

A Sprinkle of Sorcery ~ US Cover Reveal

A Pinch of Magic was released in the US three weeks ago, so it’s now time to unveil the beautiful cover for the Widdershins’ second adventure: A Sprinkle of Sorcery. I think this is even more stunning and magical than the US cover of Pinch. Cover art © …

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MY NEXT EVENT IS…

Halloween Tricks & Treats: From Fact to Fiction that Fizzles

October 31, 2020

Halloween Tricks & Treats: From Fact to Fiction that Fizzles

ONLINE EVENT Time: 11.30am – 12.20pm Bestselling children’s author Michelle Harrison is well-known for her magical worlds and affinity with the number thirteen, black cats, wishes, curses and secrets. Her love of spooky stories continues to inspire her work including the Thirteen Treasures series, One Wish, and her recent series about the Widdershins sisters, A Pinch of Magic, which enchants children (and grown-ups) the world over. But how does she turn her research from real-life locations and …

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