Michelle Harrison was born in 1979 and lives in Essex. She has a son, Jack, and three cats: Marmite, Sorsha and Widdershins. Before she was published she had various jobs including working in a bar, a bakery and an art gallery, later becoming a children's bookseller at Waterstones. Prior to being a full-time writer, she worked in children's fiction at Oxford University Press. Michelle is the author of twelve books for children and young adults, and her work has been translated into nineteen languages. Her first, The Thirteen Treasures, won the Waterstones' Children's Book Prize. The Other Alice, won the Calderdale Book of the Year Award. Michelle is keen to promote reading for pleasure and has delivered talks and workshops in many schools, as well as speaking at high profile literary events including the Edinburgh and Hay festivals. Website: www.michelleharrisonbooks.com Twitter: @MHarrison13 Instagram: @elvesdenRead more Read less
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