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Caroline Clough - Author

Caroline Clough was born and raised in Yorkshire but has lived in Scotland for 30 years. She lives with her husband, two children, and a menagerie of pets, in rural Aberdeenshire outside Turrif.

Her first novel for children, Red Fever, won the Kelpies Prize 2010. Caroline came very close to not entering the prize at all. She discovered an advert for the prize in a writing magazine just ten days before the deadline in February. Regretfully Caroline threw out the magazine and spent a sleepless night thinking about what she could have written.

“In the morning I became convinced that I could write 40,000 words in ten days!” says Caroline. “This sounds like sheer madness now — I’m not sure where I got the confidence to do it, but as soon as I had finished my chores I came in and started.”

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Black Tide
Caroline Clough
Shortlisted for the 2013 Scottish Children's Book Award Set in a disturbing dystopian future boys and girls alike will love this story of friendship and family ties set in a post-apocalyptic Scotland. A young boy Toby must find his kidnapped...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 24/05/2012
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Red Fever
Caroline Clough
Winner of the Kelpies Prize 2010 for new Scottish writing for children. A thrilling adventure set at a time of total devastation. Red fever is sweeping the earth. Almost everyone is dead and those that remain are struggling to cope with the...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 11/10/2010
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