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Lissa Evans - Author

Lissa Evans still remembers cracking her first joke, age 7. It involved a hippo. (We’ll say no more.) But the comedy bug was born and, following a medicine degree, Lissa changed careers to become a comedy producer for radio and TV. Eventually, after a decade of running a red pencil through other people’s work, Lissa began to write something of her own. This is Lissa Evans' third book for children. Her first, Small Change for Stuart (published in the USA as Horten’s Miraculous Mechanisms), was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and the Costa Children’s Book Award. She has also written books for adults. She has two teenage daughters, and lives in London.

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Wed Wabbit
Lissa Evans
Wed Wabbit is a tour de force! Lissa Evans's hilarious, madcap adventure is both effervescent and tautly plotted making it impossible to put down. When Fidge furiously kicks her little sister's beloved soft toy, the Wed Wabbit, into the road...
Lovereading Price: £8.79 - Saving £2.20 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 05/01/2017
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Small Change for Stuart
Lissa Evans
Shortlisted for the 2012 Carnegie Medal and the 2012 Branford Boase Award. Shortlisted for the 2011 Costa Children's Book Award. The Carnegie Medal Judges said: A refreshing and plausibly magical novel which joyfully celebrates cleverness and a delight in words. Both...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 26/04/2012
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Small Change for Stuart
Lissa Evans
Shortlisted for the 2012 Carnegie Medal. Shortlisted for the 2012 Branford Boase Award for outstanding Debut novel. The Judges said: A refreshing and plausibly magical novel which joyfully celebrates cleverness and a delight in words. Both the main characters and the...
Lovereading Price: £8.79 - Saving £2.20 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 05/05/2011
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