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Sophie Thompson - Author

Sophie Thompson was the winner of Celebrity Masterchef 2014. She is an Olivier Award-winning actress who was born in London and trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. Her films include Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Gosford Park, Emma, Persuasion and Four Weddings and a Funeral. On stage Sophie has appeared in many plays and musicals at the National Theatre, RSC & London's West End. Television roles have included The Detectorists and Eastenders, for which she won Inside Soap's Best Bitch Award. She's been married to Richard Lumsden since 1995, they have two teenage boys and live in North London. Sophie is currently working on the sequel to her children's fiction debut, Zoo Boy, which will be published in spring 2016.

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Zoo Boy and the Jewel Thieves
Sophie Thompson - illustrated by Rebecca Ashdown
In a nutshell: charming story of boy who can talk and joke with the animals | Lucky Vince – not only is his dad a zoo keeper but Vince has inherited the family trait and can talk to the animals....
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 05/01/2017
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Zoo Boy
Sophie Thompson - illustrated by Rebecca Ashdown
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | Julia Eccleshare's Debut of the Month, February 2016 When Vince turns eight years old he discovers he has the most amazing secret. Although he has always hated animals, which is embarrassing...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 04/02/2016
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