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Anna Carey - Author

Anna Carey is a freelance journalist from Drumcondra living in Dublin who has written for the Irish Times, Irish Independent and many other publications. Anna joined her first band when she was fifteen and went on to sing and play with several bands over the next fifteen years. Her last band, El Diablo, released two albums and toured all over the country. Her first book, The Real Rebecca, was published in 2011, and, to her great surprise, it went on to win the Senior Children’s Book prize at the Irish Book Awards. To the delight of many readers, Rebecca returned in the critically acclaimed Rebecca’s Rules, which was shortlisted for the same prize in 2012 (she didn’t win this time, though).

Read a Q&A regarding The Making of Mollie here.

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Mollie On The March
Anna Carey
In a nutshell: vivid, lively and inspiring suffragette story Mollie Carberry is one of the liveliest characters you will read: a vivacious, intelligent young girl growing up in a comfortably-off family Dublin in 1912, and a suffragette. The book...
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Format: Paperback | Released 23/02/2018
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The Making of Mollie
Anna Carey
In a nutshell: Suffragettes rule! A girl's eye view of early feminism | In Anna Carey's lively new novel, it's the portioning out of a roast chicken that sets Mollie thinking about women's rights (her brother always gets the best bits)!...
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Format: Paperback | Released 17/10/2016
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Rebecca Rocks
Anna Carey
The third in the award-winning series about Rebecca Rafferty following The Real Rebecca, winner of the Irish Children's Book of the Year 2011, and Rebecca's Rules. This novel is even stronger than the first two featuring Rebecca - it's full...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/08/2013
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Rebecca's Rules
Anna Carey
This book is amusing from the first page and hilariously identifies with a girl's first steps into the teenage world of boys, friendships, school and musical productions. Anna Carey's easy style will resonate with any young girl for whom friendships...
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Format: Paperback | Released 24/09/2012
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The Real Rebecca
Anna Carey
There's a touch of the Adrian Mole in this amusing tale of the cringing embarrassment suffered by Rebecca, a Dublin schoolgirl, at the hands of her well intentioned parents. Poor Rebecca has to try and convince everyone that her mother's...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/02/2011
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