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Berlie Doherty - Author

Berlie Doherty is one of the UK’s favourite children’s authors. She has been writing for over twenty years and is published in more than twenty languages. She is a prolific writer of novels, storybooks, picture books, and plays. Berlie lives in Derbyshire

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The Oxford Book of Bible Stories
Berlie Doherty
Lyrically told this is a wonderful collection of the best-loved stories from the Old Testament including the fight between brothers Cain and Abel, how Noah saved the animals by building an Ark when the floods came and the epic fight...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/09/2009
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Abela
Berlie Doherty
An eye-opening book, Abela is the touching and profound story of two girls who apparently have nothing in common. The two girls tell their own stories. Abela, growing up in Tanzania, is surrounded by suffering. Her father has already died...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/06/2008
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Granny Was A Buffer Girl
Berlie Doherty
The lives of three generations of a Sheffield family are cleverly interwoven in this Carnegie Prize winning novel. Eighteen year old Jess is about to leave home for the first time and, with the family gathered, she hears the lives...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/04/2007
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Children Of Winter
Berlie Doherty
This book will capture your imagination right from the beginning as you go back in time – you’re sure to feel right there with them throughout all their time-travel experiences. By a double Carnegie Medal winning author (I think only...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/04/2007
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Jinnie Ghost
Berlie Doherty
Shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal. What the judges said: It employs sumptuous colour, and layers of exquisite decorative detail to really draw you into the story. You can feel the presence of the ghost; there is a...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/10/2006
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Fairy Tales
Berlie Doherty
Berlie Doherty with her unique style manages to bring classic Fairy Tales such as Cinderella, Rumpelstiltskin, Aladdin and Sleeping Beauty to life once more in this truly gorgeous picture book. Inside are some surreal, elegant and always exquisite illustrations from...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/09/2002
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www.berliedoherty.com/

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