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Wendy Meddour - Author

Wendy Meddour is the author and illustrator of A Hen in the Wardrobe and The Black Cat Detectives in the Cinnamon Grove series for Frances Lincoln. The series has been critically acclaimed, and A Hen in the Wardrobe won the John C Laurence Award for writing that improves relations between races. It was also shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award for an outstanding first novel. She is also the author of the bestselling Wendy Quill books and writes and paints from her home in Wiltshire.

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The Glump and the Peeble
Wendy Meddour - illustrated by Rebecca Ashdown
It can be hard to resist the temptation to classify oneself as Glump or Peeble, but just because you generally prefer to spend time alone in a cave thinking – a la Glump – doesn't mean that you can't also...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/01/2017
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The Glump and the Peeble
Wendy Meddour - illustrated by Rebecca Ashdown
It can be hard to resist the temptation to classify oneself as Glump or Peeble, but just because you generally prefer to spend time alone in a cave thinking – a la Glump – doesn't mean that you can't also...
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Format: Hardback | Released 07/07/2016
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The Secret Railway and the Crystal Caves
Wendy Meddour - illustrated by Sam Usher
In 3: adventure – a secret world – steam trains The follow up to The Secret Railway has arrived right on time! After their adventures in the magical kingdom of Izzambard, sister and brother Ella and Leo are desperate to...
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Format: Paperback | Released 07/07/2016
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The Secret Railway
Wendy Meddour - illustrated by Sam Usher
In three words: secret worlds - adventure – magic There are echoes of Narnia in this exciting adventure which begins with two children finding a door into another world, not in a wardrobe, but in an abandoned workshop full...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/03/2016
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How the Library (Not the Prince) Saved Rapunzel
Wendy Meddour - illustrated by Rebecca Ashdown Petrie
Wendy Meddour and Rebecca Ashdown put a clever twist on the Rapunzel story in this excellent picturebook. Rapunzel sits alone and fed up at the top of her tower block. Her friends urge her to let down her hair but...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/08/2015
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How the Library (Not the Prince) Saved Rapunzel
Wendy Meddour - illustrated by Rebecca Ashdown Petrie
The story of Rapunzel with a modern day twist, for Rapunzel lives unhappily in a city tower block and no one seems able to cheer her up, not even the Prince! Until that is she gets a job in the...
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Format: Hardback | Released 02/10/2014
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Wendy Quill is Full Up of Wrong
Wendy Meddour - illustrated by Mina May
Wendy seems to be a magnet for trouble! Back for a third set of adventures she is now riding a bike – rather dangerously – which is just one of the ways in which she gets full up of wrong!...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/07/2014
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Wendy Quill Tries to Grow a Pet
Wendy Meddour - illustrated by Mina May
Wendy Quill is back for a third suitably entertaining adventure. This time Wendy's predicament will be familiar to many: she is desperate to have a new pet. For Wendy it is especially important as she wants to be a vet....
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/03/2014
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Reader ReviewedWendy Quill is a Crocodile's Bottom
Wendy Meddour - illustrated by Mina May
May 2013 Debut of the Month A new diary novel which will especially make girls laugh a lot! And it is illustrated by an 11 year old! Wendy tells the three stories about herself and her friends catching the...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/05/2013
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A Hen in the Wardrobe
Wendy Meddour
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 Branford Boase Award 2013 and one...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/02/2012
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