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Chris Higgins is an ex English and Drama teacher turned award-winning writer. She has written the My Funny Family series for younger readers, but is probably best known for her teen novels, which have gained her two nominations for Queen of Teen. Here she talks to Graham Marks about how she became a writer, tells us some of her writing secrets and talks about her latest novel, The Day I Met Suzie.

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Haunt Me

Liz Kessler
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Liz Kessler
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Jenny the Pony's New Friends

Liz Kessler, Mike Phillips
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Read Me Like A Book

Liz Kessler
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The Tail of Emily Windsnap

Liz Kessler, Sarah Gibb
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Liz Kessler, Sarah Gibb
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Emily Windsnap and the Monster from the Deep

Liz Kessler, Sarah Gibb
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Liz Kessler, Sarah Gibb

Emily Windsnap is thrilled to arrive at her new home - a secret island near the Bermuda Triangle where humans and merfolk live together, and where being a girl who grows a tail as soon as she enters the water isn't a problem. But, being Emily, she can't resist exploring forbidden places, and, as a result, she inadvertently wakes the kraken - the legendary sea monster that has been asleep for two hundred years!Emily tries to undo the damage as the kraken's terrifying tentacles rise from the deep!Mermaid magic and a fabulous adventure focused on the power of friendship make this a real page-turner.

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Emily Windsnap and the Castle in the Mist

Liz Kessler, Natacha Ledwidge
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Liz Kessler, Natacha Ledwidge

The magic ring that Emily Windsnap - half mermaid, half ordinary girl - finds buried in the sand belongs to Neptune, and he wants it back. But the ring, once on, won't come off, and an angry Neptune sends Emily's boat spinning away across the sea. When it comes to rest, she and her best friend, Shona, can see a mysterious castle shimmering in the mist on the horizon... Another magical adventure full of fun and friendship!

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Emily Windsnap and the Siren's Secret

Liz Kessler
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Liz Kessler

Emily is delighted when her family returns to Brightport, but their attempts to follow Neptune's orders to bring humans and merfolk together seem doomed.Thrown out of mermaid school and scorned by her old enemy, Mandy Rushton, Emily goes in search of the lost sirens who were banished by Neptune to a top secret undersea cavern. Only when she uncovers the sirens' true story can she put the pieces of her own life back together.A magical adventure, featuring the power of friendship and told with Liz's characteristic warmth and lightness of touch.

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Emily Windsnap and the Land of the Midnight Sun

Liz Kessler
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Liz Kessler

Emily and Aaron are sent on a top secret mission by King Neptune. The king has been having nightmares he doesn't understand and he knows only that Emily and Aaron must go to the Land of the Midnight Sun to avoid catastrophe. But when the friends arrive in this icy world of mountains and glaciers, they uncover a mystery more dangerous than they ever imagined.A magical adventure about the power of friendship.

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Emily Windsnap and the Ship of Lost Souls

Liz Kessler
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Liz Kessler

Welcome back to the world of Emily Windsnap! A school trip to a beautiful island plunges Emily and her friends into a new adventure. What is the secret of the mysterious ship that sometimes appears on the horizon, and does the answer lie in the lost city of Atlantis?Emily's adventures have been captivating fans for more than ten years, and this is the eagerly awaited sixth book in the bestselling series.

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Has Anyone Seen Jessica Jenkins?

Liz Kessler
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Liz Kessler

Jessica Jenkins is missing . . . Jessica Jenkins has always thought she was a perfectly ordinary girl, until the day that part of her arm vanishes in the middle of a Geography lesson! Her best friend Izzy is determined to help Jessica realise what a great opportunity the power to turn invisible could be, but where has her new ability come from? Does this mean she's a superhero? And, when her friends are threatened, can Jessica use her superpower to help?A wonderful superhero adventure from bestselling author Liz Kessler.

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Poppy the Pirate Dog and the Treasure Keeper

Liz Kessler, Mike Phillips
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Liz Kessler, Mike Phillips
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Emily Windsnap Complete Collection (eBook only)

Liz Kessler
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Liz Kessler

Emily Windsnap lives on a boat, but her mother has always been oddly anxious to keep her out of the water. It is only when Emily has her first school swimming lesson that she discovers why: as soon as she gets into the water, she grows a tail! Soon Emily discovers a glorious underwater world of fishes, coral, shipwrecks and mermaids - and even makes a mermaid best friend, Shona Silkfin! With Shona and her other friends by her side, Emily embarks on a series of exciting and magical adventures, tackling everything from an angry sea god to a monstrous kraken.

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Poppy the Pirate Dog's New Shipmate

Liz Kessler, Mike Phillips
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Liz Kessler, Mike Phillips
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North of Nowhere

Liz Kessler
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Liz Kessler

The sleepy seaside village of Porthaven hides a mystery . . .Mia's grandad has vanished and nobody knows why. When Mia and her mum go to support her grandma, Mia makes friends with local girl, Dee. But why does Dee seem so out of reach? Why does she claim to be facing violent storms when Mia sees only sunny skies? And can Mia solve the mystery and find her grandad before time and tide forever wash away his future?A night of storms. A lifetime of secrets. A week to find the truth.

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Poppy the Pirate Dog

Liz Kessler, Mike Phillips
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Liz Kessler, Mike Phillips

Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.Poppy is very excited to be going on holiday, especially when she is given a skull and crossbones scarf to wear. But life as a pirate dog at the seaside is trickier than she realises...

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A Year without Autumn

Liz Kessler
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Liz Kessler

If you could see into the future - would you look?Jenni Green doesn't have a choice. On her way to visit her best friend, Autumn, Jenni suddenly finds she's been transported exactly one year forward in time.Now she discovers that in the year that's gone by, tragedy has struck and her friendship with Autumn will never be the same again. But what caused the tragedy? How did Jenni skip a year? And can she find her way back to the past to try to change what lies ahead?With humour - and her customary light touch - the author of the EMILYWINDSNAP books plays a fascinating game with time, and explores thechanges that take place in friendships and families in the aftermath of adisaster.

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Philippa Fisher and the Stone Fairy's Promise

Liz Kessler
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Liz Kessler
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Philippa Fisher and the Dream Maker's Daughter

Liz Kessler
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Liz Kessler
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Philippa Fisher's Fairy Godsister

Liz Kessler, Katie May
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Liz Kessler, Katie May
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A Tangle of Tails

Liz Kessler
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Liz Kessler

'Emily Windsnap: A Tangle of Tails' brings together the first three Emily Windsnap books in one volume. In her first adventure Emily discovers that she is a mermaid, she finds her long lost merman father and reunites him with her land-bound mother. In her next adventure she swishes through an underwater world and inadvertently wakes the Kraken - legendary monster from the deep. And in her third adventure Emily finds a ring belonging to Neptune, who decrees in fury that her life as both mermaid and human must end!An enchanting fantasy series with vivid scenes of a brilliantly realised underwater world and a delightful and wholly believable heroine. With a lightness of touch Liz Kessler writes about universal themes for families, friendship, love and luck.