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Catherine Forde - Author

Catherine Forde is one of Egmont's new star authors. Her first Egmont book, Fat Boy Swim, received critical acclaim for its honest portrayal of growing up in today's world: 'Fat Boy Swim should be force-fed to every secondary chool child in the country', said Dinah Hall (Sunday Telegraph).

Before turning to writing full time, she worked as a lexicographer for Collins and taught in secondary schools. She currently lives in Glasgow with her husband and two sons. Catherine's next novel, Skarrs, is published this August.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Catherine Forde

Firestarter
Catherine Forde
Keith's new next-door neighbour Reece is strange and obsessed with fire. Reeesss who pronounces his name like gas leaking. Reece who makes 3-year-old Annie laugh. Then burns her favourite rag doll. Keith knows he should ignore Reece but Reece is...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 07/04/2008
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Sugarcoated
Catherine Forde
A gripping read about the power and danger of a new relationship. This hard hitting teen novel charts the roller coaster ride of a new and powerful love affair. Claudia finds the boy of her dreams; she'll do anything for...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/04/2008
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Fat Boy Swim
Catherine Forde
It's a deal with the devil. Jimmy "Fat Boy Fat" Kelly, a 14-year-old boy mercilessly teased at school and completely inept at sports, has been commissioned by Father "GI Joe" Joseph, the unforgiving sports coach, to make food for a...
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Format: Paperback | Released 07/08/2003
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