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Berlie Doherty - Author

Berlie Doherty is one of the UK’s favourite children’s authors. She has been writing for over twenty years and is published in more than twenty languages. She is a prolific writer of novels, storybooks, picture books, and plays. Berlie lives in Derbyshire.

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The Girl Who Saw Lions
Berlie Doherty
An eye-opening book, The Girl Who Saw Lions (originally published as Abela) is the touching and profound story of two girls who apparently have nothing in common. The two girls tell their own stories. Abela, growing up in Tanzania, is...
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Format: Paperback | Released 04/01/2018
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Blue John
Berlie Doherty - illustrated by Alexandria Neonakis
Interest Age 5-8 Inspired by the Blue John stone found in the hills around her Derbyshire home, Berlie Doherty has created a myth that already feels as if it has been always been in our memories, just waiting to be...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/02/2017
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Dear Nobody
Berlie Doherty
In a nutshell: Iconic | Outspoken | Big Issues | Difficult Truths The moving and very real story of two teenagers and an unplanned pregnancy. It is told from two viewpoints - that of Helen as she writes her thoughts...
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Format: Paperback | Released 04/08/2016
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Joe and the Dragonosaurus
Berlie Doherty - illustrated by Becka Moor
Interest Age 5-8 Joe is upset: his teacher has asked the class to do a project on their pets but Joe's mum has asthma and anything with fur makes her breath thick and squashy. Joe invents a pet for himself,...
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Format: Paperback | Released 15/07/2015
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The Company of Ghosts
Berlie Doherty
Longlisted for the 2015 CILIP Carnegie Medal Award-winning Berlie Doherty tells a mysterious and romantic ghost story set on a wild and uninhabited island. Grieving Ellie is swept off to a special island belonging to a family she hardly knows at...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/10/2013
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The Famous Adventures of Jack
Berlie Doherty
Berlie Doherty, with her fantastic flare for storytelling, puts a different slant on a familiar fairytale. With beautiful line-drawn chapterheads by illustrator Steven Wood, this quirky set of stories within a story are perfect for children reading on their own,...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2012
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Treason
Berlie Doherty
Prize-winning Berlie Doherty brings the excitement and danger of life at the court of King Henry V111 vividly to life. Young William Montague is plucked from a life of obscurity to become a page boy to the King's son and...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/02/2011
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Street Child
Berlie Doherty
Julia Eccleshare's Pick of the Month June 2016 Twice the winner of the prestigious Carnegie Medal, here Berlie Doherty movingly captures the life of an orphan in Victorian London. Based on the true accounts of children whose lives led the...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/09/2009
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