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Sian Pattenden - Author

Siân Pattenden is an illustrator, author and journalist who lives in London.

She has written for publications such as Smash Hits, NME, The Face, the Guardian, Independent and many more. She is also the author of How to Make it in the Music Business (Virgin Books). She has appeared on national radio and TV as a so-called pop pundit.

Earlier in her life, as a child, she did some acting (see ‘other stuff’) and wrote a play which went to Edinburgh called Steven Newman Doesn’t Eat Quiche. At 16, she was the fringe’s youngest playwright ever. That was in the ’80s.

She has just illustrated the playing cards for “Unhappy Families” by Portobello Games (see Portfolio for examples), as featured in the Daily Telegraph and London Evening Standard.

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Paris Match: Agatha goes to France
Sian Pattenden
In this gripping third book in the Agatha Bilke series, our jeune fille terrible finds herself back in all kinds of trouble – she launches a plague of frogs' legs; trashes the Ritz; halts a vicious email virus and shoplifts...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 05/06/2008
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Operation Ward Ten
Sian Pattenden
Agatha Bilke's first adventure, The Awful Tale of Agatha Bilke was shortlisted for numerous awards and girls in particular from 7 upwards will be thrilled to hear that another adventure is now out. Operation Ward 10 is totally original,...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 02/07/2007
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The Awful Tale of Agatha Bilke
Sian Pattenden
Shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award 2007. What the judges' said:Full of dark humour, eccentric metaphors and satirical touches. A marvel' This is a hair-raising story of the truly terrible Agatha Bilke, a girl who...
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Format: Paperback | Released 13/04/2006
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