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Sita Brahmachari - Author

Sita Brahmachari was born in Derby in 1966 to an Indian doctor from Kolkata and an English nurse from the Lake District. She has a BA in English Literature and an MA in Arts Education. Her many projects and writing commissions have been produced in theatres, universities, schools and community groups throughout Britain and America. Sita lives and works in North London with her husband and three children. Sita's debut novel, ARTICHOKE HEARTS, won the 2011 Waterstone's Children's Book Prize , was nominated for the Carnegie Medal no less than three times and selected for the Booked Up Scheme. She has published six books for children and the most recent, RED LEAVES, was endorsed by Amnesty International. Sita lives in London.

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Car Wash Wish
Sita Brahmachari
Interest Age Teen Reading Age 8 Sita Brahmachari writes about family lives and family relationships with real sensitivity and insight. Hudson, the teen narrator of her new novel, is well aware of his own tendency to misunderstand or misread what...
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Format: Paperback | Released 15/01/2016
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Red Leaves
Sita Brahmachari
One of our Books of the Year 2014 - October 2014 Book of the Month Award-winning Sita Brahmachari has a great gift of understanding for the confusions and loneliness of adoloescents and their need to be gently nurtured and cherished....
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Format: Paperback | Released 25/09/2014
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Brace Mouth, False Teeth
Sita Brahmachari
Interest Age Teen Reading Age 8+ A warm and funny novel that girls in particular who lack confidence will resonate with. Abi is not looking forward to her work experience week at a care home, particularly when she's just had...
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Format: Paperback | Released 13/08/2014
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Jasmine Skies
Sita Brahmachari
This is a novel that really pulls at the heart strings and is beautifully told. It is the second breathtaking novel from the winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. For Mira on her first visit to India to stay with her aunt...
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Format: Paperback | Released 29/03/2012
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Artichoke Hearts
Sita Brahmachari
Selected by a distinguished independent panel of experts including our editorial expert, Julia Eccleshare, for Diverse Voices - 50 of the best Children's Books celebrating cultural diversity in the UK. Shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2011 A welter...
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Format: Paperback | Released 07/01/2011
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