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Kirsty McKay - Author

Kirsty McKay is the author of Undead, a wickedly funny zombie-comedy for teens
Now a full time writer, Kirsty originally started out as an actress. She went on to write for the theatre and has written extensively for commercial theatre both in the UK and North America.

Kirsty recently turned her hand to writing children’s fiction. In 2008, Kirsty’s work was included in SCBWI's Undiscovered Voices anthology as part of their annual competition to find new writers. Kirsty was born in the North East of England, but now lives with her husband and small daughter in the United States.

Kirsty appears in this video, the Undead zombie survival guide.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Kirsty McKay

Killer Game
Kirsty McKay
The pupils of Umfraville School are super-bright, super privileged but pretty well cut-off from the outside world, stuck on a windy Welsh island with no internet connection. Who can blame them then for spicing up their life by devising a...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 02/07/2015
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Ogres Don't Dance
Kirsty McKay - illustrated by Chris Judge
Big, green and ugly, Ogden the Ogre doesn't look like a likely person to find on the dance floor. But despite his size and dodgy coordination, Ogden loves to dance. When Ogden meets a young girl in the woods and...
Lovereading Price: £3.99 - Saving £1.00 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/05/2014
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Kirsty McKay
Hold on tight for a rollercoaster, white knuckle ride. It opens with a nightmare bus crash from hell that leaves Bobby alive but his best mate missing. Does she dare risk everything and set foot not just in enemy zombie...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 06/09/2012
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Reader ReviewedUndead
Kirsty McKay
'A kick-ass teen-action zombie-fest. Fast, furious, freaky, funny and seriously sick. Oh, and did I mention it kicks ass ?' Charlie Higson, bestselling author of The Enemy and The Dead. This was the book that every publisher was trying to...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/09/2011
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