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Lisa Williamson - Author

Lisa Williamson won the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize in 2016 with her debut novel, The Art of Being Normal which won the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize for Older Fiction 2016, and was shortlisted for the YA Book Prize and Branford Boase Award and was the bestselling YA hardback debut of 2015. Lisa was born and grew up in Nottingham. She studied drama at Middlesex University and since graduating has worked as an actor on stage and TV. Between acting jobs Lisa temped in offices across London, typing stories when no one was looking, one of which eventually became The Art of Being Normal. Lisa lives in east London.

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Paper Avalanche
Lisa Williamson
A new novel from YA bestselling sensation Lisa Williamson (The Art of Being Normal, All About Mia). This is a heartbreaking and powerful book about the struggles of living with hoarding.
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Format: Hardback | Released 05/07/2018
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All About Mia
Lisa Williamson
In a nutshell: unmissable, the teenage trials and tribulations of a middle child | In Mia Campbell-Richardson, Lisa Williamson has created one of the stroppiest, most self-absorbed heroines ever to grace the pages of a novel. The middle of three...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/02/2018
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All About Mia
Lisa Williamson
February 2017 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: unmissable, the teenage trials and tribulations of a middle child | In Mia Campbell-Richardson, Lisa Williamson has created one of the stroppiest, most self-absorbed heroines ever to grace the pages...
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Format: Hardback | Released 02/02/2017
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Reader ReviewedThe Art of Being Normal
Lisa Williamson
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | Shortlisted for The Branford Boase Award 2016. Winner of the Older Fiction category of The Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2016. This is a sensitive, often funny and thoroughly engaging story of...
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Format: Paperback | Released 07/01/2016
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Reader ReviewedThe Art of Being Normal
Lisa Williamson
Winner of the Older Fiction category of The Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2016. January 2015 Debut of the Month. This is a sensitive, often funny and thoroughly engaging story of teenagers coming to terms with who they are. It's easy...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/01/2015
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