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Maudie Smith



Maudie Smith began her career as an actor. She spent years perching on scenery in the back of a van, while touring with a small-scale theatre company. In children's theatre, she played well-known characters such as Piglet and the Snow Queen. She co-devised many of the plays in which she performed and has written lyrics for musicals, cabaret and a libretto. She recently graduated from Bath Spa University with an MA in Writing for Young People. Maudie lives in a village near Bath with her screenwriter husband, two daughters, two cats, two chickens and far too many stick insects.

Visit her website http://www.maudiesmith.co.uk/ and follow her on Twitter @MaudieSmith

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Bird Girl

Maudie Smith
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Maudie Smith
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All the King's Tights

Maudie Smith, Ali Pye
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Maudie Smith, Ali Pye
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The Cake the Wolf and the Witch

Maudie Smith
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Maudie Smith
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Opal Moonbaby and the Summer Secret

Maudie Smith
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Maudie Smith

Originally published as Opal Moonbaby Forever, this is the third book in a funny, warm-hearted series about friendship - and aliens! If you love Jacqueline Wilson, Cathy Cassidy or Liz Kessler, you'll love reading about Opal Moonbaby.Martha's best friend is an alien. Opal Moonbaby can move things with her eyes, make popcorn fountains, and travel all over the world in her very own spaceship. Martha can't imagine life without her.But Opal's time on Earth is almost at an end. They have one final summer together. So why is Opal acting so strangely all of a sudden? Can Martha discover the secret she's hiding - and what will it mean for their friendship?If you love Jacqueline Wilson, Cathy Cassidy or Liz Kessler, you'll love reading about Opal Moonbaby.

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Opal Moonbaby and the Out of this World Adventure

Maudie Smith
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Maudie Smith
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Opal Moonbaby: Opal Moonbaby and the Best Friend Project

Maudie Smith
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Maudie Smith

Originally published as Opal Moonbaby, this is the first in a funny, warm-hearted series about friendship - and aliens! If you love Jacqueline Wilson, Cathy Cassidy or Liz Kessler, you'll love reading about Opal Moonbaby.Martha's decided that friends are stupid. Especially if they're anything like Colette and Chloe. She never wants another friend. Ever.But it's the first day of the summer holidays, and there's not that much to do ... until she spots a strange little furry creature who leads her to Opal Moonbaby. Opal's been sent down from her planet with a special mission: she needs to work out what on earth people are (and my goodness - people are strange) and make a friend. Can Martha help Opal make the Best Friend Project a success?

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Owen and the Onion

Maudie Smith, Becka Moor
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Maudie Smith, Becka Moor

Owen grows onions. He's so very good at it that the people of his village call him Owen the Onion. One day he grows an onion so unusual that it's all he can think about. He ignores his friends in the village - until one day a very angry ogre comes to visit. Can Owen save the day?A warm, funny story for beginner readers from an exciting new author and illustrator team.

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Milly and the Mermaids

Maudie Smith, Antonia Woodward
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Maudie Smith, Antonia Woodward
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Opal Moonbaby: Opal Moonbaby

Maudie Smith
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Maudie Smith