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About Kate Saunders

Kate Saunders has been writing children’s books for two decades and her backlist includes classics such as Beswitched, Magicalamity, The Whizz Pop Chocolate Shop and The Curse of the Chocolate Phoenix, with her 10th book for children, The Great Reindeer Disaster, publishing this Christmas. She began with the Belfry Witches series, packed with humour and magic, themes that have remained throughout her stories. Kate was a contributor to the 2016 Winnie the Pooh official sequel. Her latest two novels, Five Children on the Western Front and The Land of Neverendings have received rave reviews and awards accolades. Five Children won the Costa and was shortlisted for the Guardian Prize. Both were shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal and heralded again and again as the best books of the year by fellow authors and national publications alike. Living in London, Kate is a true storyteller and her magical, wickedly hilarious novels allow young readers to escape their everyday lives into wonderful worlds where they are empowered to explore and enjoy themselves. She is a national treasure.

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Refugee Week

There’s no place like it... Five Children on the Western Front by Kate Saunders from Faber & Faber

3 days ago

Children's Art Week

A book to get creative with Five Children on the Western Front by Kate Saunders from Faber & Faber 

11 days ago

Hug your cat day

Why not celebrate cats with Cat and the Stinkwater Warby Kate Saunders from Macmillan Children's Books.

19 days ago

National Share-a-Story Month

Who doesn't love storytime. Curl up with your kids and The Little Secret. The perfect read for storytime! Kate Saunders from Macmillan Children's Books.

1 month ago

National Share-a-Story Month

Who doesn't love storytime. Curl up with your kids and Five Children on the Western Front. The perfect read for storytime! Kate Saunders from Faber & Faber.

1 month ago

International Day of Families

Trouble on Planet Christmas is a great book by Kate Saunders from Faber & Faber

1 month ago

National Tourist Appreciation Day

If you could go on holiday, where would you go? Discover The Little Secret by Kate Saunders. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.

1 month ago

World Penguin Day

Discover something you didn't know or haven't heard before... The Land of Neverendings by Kate Saunders from Faber & Faber 

1 month ago

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