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Helen Peters - Author

Helen Peters grew up on an old-fashioned farm in Sussex, surrounded by family, animals and mud. She spent most of her childhood reading stories and putting on plays in a tumbledown shed that she and her friends turned into a theatre. After university, she became an English and Drama teacher. Helen lives with her husband and children in London, and she can hardly believe that she now gets to call herself a writer.

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Reader ReviewedA Kitten Called Holly
Helen Peters - illustrated by Ellie Snowdon
In a nutshell: warm-hearted animal story set on a proper farm These sweet little stories are perfect for animal-mad youngsters and filled with useful information about how to care for pets. When friends Jasmine and Tom find an abandoned...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/10/2017
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Evie's Ghost
Helen Peters
In a nutshell: upstairs downstairs time-slip adventure | Evie is feeling sorry for herself. Her mum has – selfishly in Evie's opinion - gone on honeymoon with her new husband leaving Evie with a godmother she hardly knows. Her godmother...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/04/2017
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Reader ReviewedA Duckling Called Button
Helen Peters - illustrated by Ellie Snowdon
In a nutshell: warm-hearted animal story with realistic farm setting | Jasmine finds a clutch of duck eggs by the river, but their mother has been killed by a dog so she decides to take them home and hatch them...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/03/2017
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Reader ReviewedA Piglet Called Truffle
Helen Peters - illustrated by Ellie Snowdon
With a realistic farming setting this is a warm-hearted story that will delight all those who love Dick King-Smith's animal stories. When Jasmine finds one of the farm's brand new piglets is too weak to feed from its mother she...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/10/2016
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Reader ReviewedThe Farm Beneath the Water
Helen Peters
Chosen as one of the Top Ten Best New Books for Children 2015 by Andrea Reece. The Secret Hen House Theatre, Helen Stephen's debut, was a real treat: a hugely successful mix of animal story, stage school caper...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/02/2015
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The Secret Hen House Theatre
Helen Peters
Shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2013Since the death of her mother, Hannah's family life has been a bit chaotic. Her father works all day on their dilapidated farm, and the four children are pretty much left...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/04/2012
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