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G. R. Gemin - Author

G. C. Gemin was born in Cardiff, South Wales, of Italian parentage, and lives in London. He spends much of his non-writing time listening to a variety of music, from Jimmy Smith to Giuseppe Verdi, with whom he is particularly obsessed. He speaks enough Italian to order ice cream, cake, or both.

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Sweet Pizza
G. R. Gemin
Longlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize 2016 This is a heart-warming story about bringing a diverse community together and the amazing history of Italian immigrants in Wales. When Joe tasted a mouthful he was amazed how delicious it was...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/06/2016
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Reader ReviewedCowgirl
G. R. Gemin
Shortlisted for The Branford Boase Award 2015 - Shortlisted for the Waterstone's Best Fiction Award 2015 5-12 age category Growing up on the embattled Mawr Estate in South Wales, all Gemma sees are burglaries, muggings, sadness and boredom. With a...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/03/2014
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