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Fleur Hitchcock - Author

Born in Chobham, by an airfield, and raised outside Winchester on the banks of the river Itchen, Fleur Hitchcock grew up as the youngest child of three. She spent her smallest years reading Tintin and Batman under her brother’s bed, and searching for King Alfred’s treasure in the river. She grew up a little, went away to school near Farnham, studied English in Wales, and, for the next twenty years, sold Applied Art in the city of Bath. When her younger child was seven, she embarked on the Writing for Young People MA at Bath Spa and graduated with a distinction.

Now living outside Bath, between parenting and writing, Fleur Hitchcock works with her husband, a toymaker, looks after other people’s gardens and tries to grow vegetables.

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Murder in Midwinter
Fleur Hitchcock
Shortlisted for Best Crime Novel for Children aged 8-12, CrimeFest Gala Awards 2017 | A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month November 2016 A roller-coaster adventure packed full of action and mystery unravels at a breakneck pace after Maya takes...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/10/2016
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Reader ReviewedThe Yoghurt Plot
Fleur Hitchcock
June 2014 Book of the Month This is a completely hair-brained family-friendly adventure in which the combination of Bugg and Dilan, two brothers together with time-travel, yoghurts and gerbils...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/07/2014
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Reader ReviewedSaving Sophia
Fleur Hitchcock
July 2014 Book of the Month An utterly absorbing, hilarious, mysterious and brilliantly told new novel, that will make you both laugh and cry, from the author of Dear Scarlett. Lottie, who yearns for adventure but never gets it and...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/07/2014
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SHRUNK!: Mayhem and Meteorites
Fleur Hitchcock
This title is uniquely written with the help of 2300 children as part of the The Story Adventure. The author posted a chapter a week online which incorporated the...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/01/2014
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Reader ReviewedDear Scarlett
Fleur Hitchcock
February 2013 Book of the Month This refreshingly original story unravels an intriguing mystery surrounding a girl's father. When she turns eleven, Scarlett receives a box of ‘tools' – the kind used for picking locks - from her dead father,...
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Format: Paperback | Released 07/02/2013
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Shrunk!
Fleur Hitchcock
September 2012 Debut of the Month. With Jupiter in one pocket and a meteorite in the other, both shrunk by him, Tom knows he has a strange power...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/09/2012
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