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Keren David - Author

Keren David was brought up in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire and went to school in Hatfield. She left school at 18 and got a job as a messenger girl on a newspaper, then took an apprenticeship as a junior reporter. She was freelancing as a reporter on the old Fleet Street by her mid-twenties and, after living and working in Scotland for two years, was appointed as a news editor on The Independent at the age of 27.

Keren worked at The Independent for six years, moving from news to become a commissioning editor on the Comment pages. She and her family then went to live in Amsterdam for eight years where she was editor in chief of a photo-journalism agency. On returning to the UK, she attended a course on writing for children at the City University. When I Was Joe started out as a project for that course. She lives in London with her husband and two children.

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The Liar's Handbook
Keren David
Interest Age Teen Reading Age 8 Raw and compelling drama from the award-winning author of When I Was Joe, this captivating thriller questions the perceptions of identity. A Piece of Passion from Mairi Kidd, MD of Barrington Stoke: “We are...
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Format: Paperback | Released 15/01/2017
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This is Not a Love Story
Keren David
This is not a love story. It's complicated. The brand new novel from the bestselling author of Salvage, set in Amsterdam.
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Format: Paperback | Released 07/05/2015
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Another Life
Keren David
A roller-coaster, first-person teenage thriller tells the third part of Keren David's story about teens caught up in the world of crime. Having been expelled from the boarding school he hates, Archie is delighted to be back in London where...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/09/2012
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Lia's Guide to Winning the Lottery
Keren David
A Lovereading4kids 'Great Read' you may have missed 2011 selection. Teenager Lia is used to dealing with falling in love, arguing with her family and shopping! In fact, her Mum has just kicked her out of the house when her...
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Format: Paperback | Released 04/08/2011
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Almost True
Keren David
A thrilling adventure in which the stakes are dangerously high, Almost True is an emotional roller coaster. When someone is shot dead on the doorstep instead of him, fourteen year old Ty, already under police protection since witnessing a murder,...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/09/2010
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When I Was Joe
Keren David
Shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award 2011. Highly Commended for the Teenage Book Prize 2010. An edgy and contemporary thriller about the life changing dangers of knife crime – and that's just for the witness. When Ty tells the police...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/01/2010
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