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Orion Children's Books

A Very Good Chance

Sarah Moore Fitzgerald
Authors:
Sarah Moore Fitzgerald

The third novel from bestselling Waterstones Children's Book Prize shortlisted author Sarah Moore Fitzgerald. Set in Dublin and Siena, with its dizzying, dare-devil Palio horse race, this is a story about taking chances, being brave and learning the best way to see the world. Some people step through a wardrobe to find adventure, but Minty follows the twisty-turny trees into Nettlebog. There she finds Ned Buckley - the moody, mysterious boy who never talks at school. As Minty's world disintegrates around her she searches for refuge in Nettlebog, and she discovers more about Ned: he's able to ride wild horses. And he knows things about the human race that will save her. Or there's a very good chance at least.This book follows Sarah Moore Fitzgerald's debut novel BACK TO BLACKBRICK and Waterstones Prize shortlist THE APPLE TART OF HOPE.

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

04 Emily Sparkes and the Backstage Blunder

Ruth Fitzgerald
Authors:
Ruth Fitzgerald

Join Emily Sparkes for laugh-out-loud observations about life, parents and how to handle the grossest boys in the universe! Perfect for fans of Cathy Cassidy and Dork Diaries, the first Emily book has been shortlisted for the Scholastic Laugh Out Loud Book Award (The Lollies).'Lots of fun and a really cool read!' - Cathy CassidyIt's school play season and Emily Sparkes has landed herself a starring role . . . not. In fact, it's the most humiliating role in the history of all time - even worse than the time she was cast as a duck. (Quack, quack.)Emily's friends Chloe (pretty much a Hollywood-star-to-be, daahling) and Zuzanna are very excited. Partly because, for the first time ever, they'll be performing in a gala at the local theatre like proper actors!But things take a turn for the worse when they meet the other school who'll be performing. The girls from Mag Hall have a history with Chloe that seems a bit mysterious. It's going to take some real Emily Sparkes creativityness to get to the bottom of things!

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

03 Emily Sparkes and the Disco Disaster

Ruth Fitzgerald
Authors:
Ruth Fitzgerald

Join Emily Sparkes for laugh-out-loud observations about life, parents and how to handle the grossest boys in the universe! Perfect for fans of Cathy Cassidy and Dork Diaries. The first Emily book has been shortlisted for the Scholastic Laugh Out Loud Book Award (The Lollies).'Lots of fun and a really cool read!' - Cathy CassidyUnfortunately for Emily Sparkes, life has a way of humiliating her at every turn. Normally through the medium of her mother. But now, probably because he felt left out, her dad has decided to be the ULTIMATE embarrassment. Discovering his old record collection in the attic, he somehow gets the idea that he'd make a great DJ, and volunteers his services for the school disco. He even thinks he might have a go at rapping for everyone's entertainment. Emily has two options:1) Go and live in an igloo in the Arctic where nobody can find her2) Raise enough money at the school fete to pay for a real DJ insteadNeither is straightforward. But with Chloe Clarke and Zuzanna to help, surely nothing can go wrong?

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

02 Emily Sparkes and the Competition Calamity

Ruth Fitzgerald
Authors:
Ruth Fitzgerald

Join Emily Sparkes for laugh-out-loud observations about life, parents and how to handle the grossest boys in the universe! Perfect for fans of Cathy Cassidy and Dork Diaries. The first Emily book has been shortlisted for the Scholastic Laugh Out Loud Book Award (The Lollies).'Lots of fun and a really cool read!' - Cathy CassidyEmily Sparkes might have found herself a new best friend and avoided humiliation at the hands of the grossest boy in the universe, but now her creativityness has landed her in a whole new world of trouble . . .Emily has absolutely accidentally entered her mother into a competition to find the nation's Mum in a Million. So when Mrs Sparkes is shortlisted, Emily is more shocked than anyone! Desperate not to be publicly humiliated on TV, she has to come up with a plan for a mum makeover. Because her eco-warrior, allotment-loving, generally horrendously embarrassing parent can't make her star appearance in a granddad-cap and wellies - can she?Oh. And Chloe Clarke comes back. Need we say more?

Orion Children's Books

The Apple Tart of Hope

Sarah Moore Fitzgerald
Authors:
Sarah Moore Fitzgerald
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Emily Sparkes and the Friendship Fiasco

Ruth Fitzgerald
Authors:
Ruth Fitzgerald
Franklin Watts

Finders Peepers - Photo Puzzle Fun

Ruth And Neil Thomson
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Ruth And Neil Thomson
Orion Children's Books

Back to Blackbrick

Sarah Moore Fitzgerald
Authors:
Sarah Moore Fitzgerald

The stunning debut novel from DUBRAYS No.1 Bestseller and SUNDAY TIMES Children's Book of the Week Winner Sarah Moore Fitzgerald. Partnered with ALZHEIMER'S RESEARCH this is a compassionate, humorous and moving story which tackles some big questions. 'The ghosts in your life don't ever really go away. Every so often they will whisper to you ... Don't worry about it too much.'When Cosmo keeps his promise to his granddad to go to Blackbrick, he finds himself in the forgotten corner of a distant past, one that his granddad has, strangely, never really talked about. Here friendships come to life, there are new beginnings, a lifetime of memories and everything is still possible...An extraordinary debut novel with a fantastic voice perfect for fans of Annabel Pitcher and Siobhan Dowd.

Franklin Watts

Photos First

Ruth Thomson
Authors:
Ruth Thomson

Photos First brings together an inspiring collection of some of the world's most engaging and iconic photographs, spanning the history of photography. Divided into themes of portraits, nature, art and documentary photography, the book tells the stories behind memorable photographs, chosen for the vividness or importance of their subject matter, their pioneering technique or their historic significance. Discover photographs that are shocking, moving, dramatic or manipulative. Find out how the camera can tell a lie but can also reveal extraordinary truths.

Hodder Children's Books

A Witch in Winter

Ruth Warburton
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Ruth Warburton

Anna Winterson doesn't know she's a witch and would probably mock you for believing in magic, but after moving to the small town of Winter with her father, she learns more than she ever wanted to about power. When Anna meets Seth, she is smitten, but when she enchants him to love her, she unwittingly amplifies a deadly conflict between two witch clans and splits her own heart in two. She wants to love Seth, to let him love her - but if it is her magic that's controlling his passion, then she is as monstrous as the witch clan who are trying to use her amazing powers for their own gain.When love is tangled up in magic, how can you be sure what's real?

27 Jun
Geoffrey Manton Building Manchester Metropolitan University Rosamond Street West Off Oxford Road Manchester M15 6LL

Ruth Fitzgerald talks to the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators

3:30pm

SCBWI presents: Ruth Fitzgerald, author of Emily Sparkes!

Ruth Fitzgerald

Ruth Fitzgerald grew up in South Wales but has lived most of her life in Suffolk. She wrote her first story at the age of six and immediately announced she wanted to be a writer. Her teacher immediately told her that being a writer was a hobby and she needed to get a proper job. Ruth tried twenty-three proper jobs before deciding her teacher was wrong. She lives near Ipswich with her family, a tiny dog and five chickens.Find out more about Ruth and her Emily Sparkes series at www.ruthfitzgerald.com

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Hachette Children's are Official Sponsor of Sugarscape Book Club

Hachette Children's Books are delighted to announce that they will be the official sponsor of the Sugarscape Book Club for the whole of 2012!

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19 Feb
Waterstones Ipswich, The Buttermarket, 19 Buttermarket, Ipswich IP1 1BQ

Emily Sparkes Launch at Waterstones Ipswich

2pm - 4pm

Join author Ruth Fitzgerald for the totally brilliant launch of Emily Sparkes at Waterstones Ipswich.