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Natasha Farrant - Author

Natasha Farrant has worked in children’s publishing for almost twenty years, running her own literary scouting agency for the past ten. She is the author of the Carnegie longlisted and Branford Boase shortlisted YA historical novel The Things We Did For Love, as well as two successful adult novels.

She grew up in London where she still lives with her husband, their two daughters and a large tortoiseshell cat. She is the eldest of four siblings and has never dyed her hair pink.

Photo credit © Sam Armstrong.

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Lydia: The Wild Girl of Pride & Prejudice
Natasha Farrant
In a nutshell: Dances | Dreams | Determination Younger sister of Lizzy and Jane, Lydia Bennet is one of literature's great catalysts. Her actions are fundamental to the story of Pride and Prejudice, but there we never learn exactly...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/09/2016
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Reader ReviewedAll About Pumpkin The Diaries of Bluebell Gadsby
Natasha Farrant
Told in diary form – interspersed every so often with transcripts of her own video films – Bluebell Gadsby's life story continues to provide some of the very best reading for young teens: funny, perceptive and genuinely heartwarming. In this...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/09/2015
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Reader ReviewedAfter Iris The Diaries of Bluebell Gadsby
Natasha Farrant
Longlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Book Award 2014 - One of our Books of the Year 2013 - July 2013 Book of the Month Ebullient, life affirming, witty and utterly convincing and tinged with credible sadness, thirteen year...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/09/2015
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Reader ReviewedFlora in Love The Diaries of Bluebell Gadsby
Natasha Farrant
A welcome return of the large, artistic and somewhat chaotic Gadsby family as they are charmingly and wittily observed by Bluebell Gadsby on video and in her diary. This time Bluebell turns her attention to falling in love. While Bluebell...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/09/2015
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Reader ReviewedFlora in Love
Natasha Farrant
A welcome return of the large, artistic and somewhat chaotic Gadsby family as they are charmingly and wittily observed by Bluebell Gadsby on video and in her diary. This time Bluebell turns her attention to falling in love. While Bluebell...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/06/2014
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Reader ReviewedThe Diaries of Bluebell Gadsby After Iris
Natasha Farrant
Longlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Book Award 2014 - One of our Books of the Year 2013 - July 2013 Book of the Month Ebullient, life affirming, witty and utterly convincing and tinged with credible sadness, thirteen year...
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Format: Paperback | Released 04/07/2013
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The Things We Did for Love
Natasha Farrant
Shortlisted for The Branford Boase Award 2013 A beautiful and bittersweet love story set in the real village of Oradour-sur-Glane which was cruelly and apparently randomly destroyed during the Second World War. Teenagers Luc and Arianne meet and fall in...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/01/2013
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The Things We Did for Love
Natasha Farrant
March 2012 Debut of the Month. A beautiful and bittersweet love story set in the real village of Oradour-sur-Glane which was cruelly and apparently randomly destroyed during the Second World War. Teenagers Luc and Arianne meet and fall in love. Ari...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/03/2012
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