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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.

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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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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...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 07/08/2003
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