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Vanessa Curtis - Author

Vanessa Curtis originally trained as a pianist before becoming a freelance journalist and contributing articles to a range of magazines and newspapers. She is the author of two biographies on Virginia Woolf, Virginia Woolf's Women and The Hidden Houses of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell as well as a reviewer of fiction and non-fiction for broadsheet newspapers. She is the co-editor of the Virginia Woolf Bulletin, a literary magazine, and also works as a freelance literary consultant. She lives and works near Chichester Harbour.

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Reader ReviewedThe Earth is Singing
Vanessa Curtis
February 2015 Book of the Month Of the many stories of the Holocaust, that of the Jews of Riga in Latvia is among the less well known. This book tells their story for young people, clearly and honestly, emphasising its...
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Format: Paperback | Released 27/01/2015
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Reader ReviewedThe Baking Life of Amelie Day
Vanessa Curtis - illustrated by Jane Eccles
One of our Books of the Year 2014 - September 2014 Book of the Month Can Amelie win the Britain's Best Teen Baker of the Year competition? She's got through to the quarter-finals and must now go to London in...
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Format: Paperback | Released 11/09/2014
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The Haunting of Tabitha Grey
Vanessa Curtis
From the very first moment she sees it, Tabitha knows there is something unusual about her new home. Used to moving house and school, Tabitha is quite willing to start a new life but, from the beginning, she is mystified...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/04/2012
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Lilah May's Manic Days
Vanessa Curtis
Life is complicated for Lilah. Her family falls apart when her brother Jay disappears. Managing her anger is only possible because of her great friendship with Bindi. Now Jay suddenly returns. All should be well – but it isn't. Lilah...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/01/2012
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The Taming of Lilah May
Vanessa Curtis
This cleverly written novel is told with sensitivity and humour and introduces a new anti-heroine in Lilah May. Clever and sassy Lilah is finding is hard to keep her anger under control but it's only been like this since her...
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Format: Paperback | Released 12/05/2011
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Zelah Green, Queen Of Clean
Vanessa Curtis
Shortlisted for the Young Minds Book Award 2010 Told in an upbeat, teenage first person narrative, this is a moving and insightful story about coping with a compulsive disorder. Zelah Green describes herself as a Cleanaholic. She spends her...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/01/2009
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