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Paula Harrison - Author

Paula Harrison began inventing stories and writing them down as a child. One of her best was about a magical land inhabited by talking bookworms. After taking an English degree, she became a primary school teacher and is now married with two children. She loves inspiring children's imaginations and believes that day-dreaming can be a really good use of your time (although she hasn't actually said that during a lesson). Over the years, she's shared many different authors' books with children, and now she can't wait to share her own.

Paula says: “The beginnings of the idea for The Rescue Princesses came when I watched my daughters playing. They were racing around the garden pretending to be Princesses who could go anywhere and do anything they liked. That set me thinking: in a world where anything is possible, Princesses won’t be sitting around on thrones. They’ll be out there, proving they’re better than the Princes!”

Paula Harrison is the author of Red Moon Rising (for older readers)and The Rescue Princesses (a younger series). She wanted to be a writer from a young age but spent many happy years being a primary school teacher first. She finds inspiration in lots of things from cloud shapes to snippets of conversation. She loves sandy beaches and eating popcorn. She lives with her husband and children in Buckinghamshire, which is nowhere near the sea. Whenever possible, she packs her family into the car and journeys far and wide to find a sandy beach where she can paddle in the waves.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Paula Harrison

Dark Tree Shining
Paula Harrison
Dark Tree Shining is the re-release of The Wildwood Arrow (part of the Faerie Tribes series). The 3rd book in the series will be out Spring '16. This second book in a sequence of fantastical quests continues twelve-year-old Laney's journey...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/10/2015
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Reader ReviewedRed Moon Rising
Paula Harrison
***Red Moon Rising is the re-release of The Crystal Mirror (part of the Faerie Tribes series). The 3rd book in the series will be out Spring '16. Laney Rivers thinks she's just an ordinary schoolgirl, how wrong she is! On...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 02/04/2015
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The Rescue Princesses: The Snow Jewel
Paula Harrison
The fifth book in the Rescue Princesses series - full of adventure, friendship, cute animals, magic jewels and ninja skills, this is perfect reading for 7 - 9 year old girls.
Lovereading Price: £3.99 - Saving £1.00 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 10/01/2013
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The Rescue Princesses: The Wishing Pearl
Paula Harrison
These are great, fast-moving tales of action and adventure in which four intrepid young ladies pit their wits against all sorts of ne'er-do-wells to save animals in peril everywhere. They have lovely dresses and sparkly tiaras, which they often swap...
Lovereading Price: £3.99 - Saving £1.00 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 07/06/2012
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The Rescue Princesses: The Secret Promise
Paula Harrison
Glamour and guts are finely blended in this right royal adventure. Princess Emily is a modern day princess – and fiesty to boot. At a gathering of royals she and her new friends, all other young princesses, take a break...
Lovereading Price: £3.99 - Saving £1.00 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 05/04/2012
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