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Helen Cresswell - Author

Helen started writing at the tender age of six years old! At that time her primary interest was in poetry. Now she is an author of wonderful stories, such as The Bongleweed and The Piemakers.

Helen has also written many television scripts, including Five Children and It, The Demon Headmaster and Lizzie Dripping.

Wednesday September 28, 2005: Helen Cresswell has died of cancer at her home in Eakring, Nottinghamshire, at the age of 71.


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Lizzie Dripping
Helen Cresswell
Lizzie is an archetypal twelve-year-old dreamer who wanders around with her head in the clouds. Despite her family's failure to believe her, Lizzie makes friends with a witch with exciting, funny and often charming consequences. Anyone aged seven to nine...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 06/05/2004
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