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Simon Mason - Author

Simon Mason (born Sheffield, England, 1962) is an English author of juvenile and adult fiction. Mason's best-known adult book, The Great English Nude, was nominated for several prizes, but narrowly missed out. His best-known children's work is "The Quigleys" series about a spirited and lovable family.

Mason now lives in Oxford with his wife Eluned Harries and children Gwil and Eleri and is currently writing The Rough Guide to Classic Novels.

After completing the Rough Guide, Mason is expected to continue with his long term book, The High Priestess Of Love at 40.

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Running Girl
Simon Mason
Shortlisted for the Costa Children's Book Award 2014 A brand-new teen crime novel from one of today's great storytellers. The Costa Award Judges said “For older teenagers, this is a fast-paced, gripping detective thriller that keeps you guessing. Unputdownable.”
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Format: Hardback | Released 02/01/2014
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Moon Pie
Simon Mason
April 2012 Book of the Month. As touching a story as its title suggests, Moon Pie is deft and witty in how it tells the story of Martha, who tries to cope with her father's increasingly erratic and unpredictable behaviour after...
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Format: Paperback | Released 29/03/2012
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Moon Pie
Simon Mason
One of the 4 titles longlisted for the Guardian Children's Book Prize 2011. How love is tested, challenged and threatened, but can ultimately hold families together is at the heart of Moon Pie. Martha is used to managing her father's...
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Format: Hardback | Released 07/04/2011
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Quigleys In A Spin
Simon Mason
Perfect for reading aloud with young children or for them to read by themselves. Kids will love the adventures of this accident prone family. This book has five mini stories.
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 02/08/2007
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