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Eleanor Updale on Eleanor Updale:
"I grew up in Camberwell in South London, half-way up a hill which had my primary school at the top, and my secondary school at the bottom. I had hardly ever been outside London when I left to go to Oxford University, where I studied history. After that I joined the BBC, working on TV and Radio programmes from 1975 to 1990. By that time I had two children, and soon there was a third. At one point they were all under three and a half years old, so I was very busy. I left my job to look after them, and got involved in all sorts of things I hadn’t had time for when I was working. You might be able to see how some of those things have crept into the books. I’ve been on the Clinical Ethics Committee at Great Ormond Street Hospital for some years now. I found lots of ideas for Doctor Farcett’s character there."

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Eleanor Updale
Interest Age Teen Reading Age 8+ Can faith or medicine save Luke's sister's life? Eleanor Updale's roller-coaster story is needle-sharp and thought provoking as it follows events after Anna is knocked down in the terrible car crash. Luke allows Anna...
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Format: Paperback | Released 15/05/2014
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Eleanor Updale - illustrated by Sarah Horne
One of our Dyslexia Friendly Books of the Year 2014 - A Dyslexia Friendly Picture Book for Parent and Child With wit and brio this picture book captures...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/03/2014
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Eleanor Updale
Interest Age 14+ Reading Age 8+. A thrilling story with big issues at the heart of it, Saved tells how Luke makes a choice between life and death when he bravely defies his parents' beliefs after witnessing the terrible...
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Format: Paperback | Released 22/05/2008
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Montmorency's Revenge
Eleanor Updale
This is terrific page-turning fiction, that will give you some vivid images of Victorian life and the extraordinary characters, both good and bad that dwell in it as well as a believable plot and written with great wit. This book...
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Format: Paperback | Released 08/01/2007
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Montmorency and the Assassins
Eleanor Updale
Montmorency, a man with a curious past and a mysterious alter ego, is back for a third adventure.This time the action is in Italy where Montmorency is on tour with his old friends. Some of the party get...
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Format: Paperback | Released 22/05/2006
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Eleanor Updale
9-12 years. An introduction to the loveable Montmorency – an extraordinary character whose double life sometimes as a criminal and sometimes as a gentleman leads him into all kinds of adventures. Dressed in tattered rags and travelling by his own very...
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Format: Paperback | Released 24/10/2005
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