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Kelly Mckain - Author

About the Author

Kelly McKain is a vibrant new voice in children’s fiction. A "Stand Up Babe" herself, Kelly has worked as a teacher and an advertising copywriter. She is now a full-time writer, and lives in Greenwich with a fridge full of chocolate.


Kelly says: "I decided to be a writer at the age of five, when my mum broke it to me that I couldn't be a mermaid. Lucy and I have so much in common: we both love boy-gazing, hanging out with the girls and flicking through fash mags in the bath – although I have never fallen down a manhole. Honestly. Never."

 

 

Thngs you might want to know about Kelly
Star sign: Capricorn (they are meant to be practical).
Fave colour: Purple.
Fave animal: Monkey.
Ideal pet: A purple monkey.
Fave hobbies: Dancing, horse riding, yoga and playing the guitar very badly (though not all at once!).

Featured books by Kelly Mckain

Other books by Kelly Mckain

Charlie and Charm

Charlie and Charm

Author: Kelly Mckain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/06/2019

Saddle up for a week in pony paradise! At Sunnyside Stables, each girl gets her own pony to look after and ride for a week. Charlie is devastated when she has to give up her first horse, Apple, and her parents hope a week at Pony Camp will help cheer her up. But everything reminds Charlie of Apple and she isn't interested in getting to know her new pony, Charm. As the other girls grow tired of Charlie's moods and her instructors with her lack of focus, Charlie will have to work hard if she wants to compete in the cross-country competition. Can Charm live up to his name and win her round? Written in a fun diary format, and jam-packed with pony fact-files, this series is perfect for fans of PONY CLUB SECRETS, THE PONY MAD PRINCESS and THE RACEHORSE WHO WOULDN'T GALLOP.

Sophie and Shine

Sophie and Shine

Author: Kelly Mckain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/03/2019

Saddle up for a week in pony paradise! At Sunnyside Stables, each girl gets her own pony to look after and ride for a week. Sophie is thrilled to arrive at Pony Camp and meet her gorgeous pony, Shine. But her parents have been too busy to take her riding recently and she's disappointed when she is put in the beginners' group. When items start disappearing from the girls' cabin, Sophie is determined to both ride into the advanced group and catch the thief. But what if everyone suspects that she's the one who's been stealing? Written in a fun diary format and jam-packed with pony fact-files, this series is perfect for fans of PONY CLUB SECRETS, THE PONY MAD PRINCESS and THE RACEHORSE WHO WOULDN'T GALLOP.

Chloe and Cracker

Chloe and Cracker

Author: Kelly Mckain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/01/2019

Saddle up for a week in pony paradise! At Sunnyside Stables, each girl gets her own pony to look after and ride for a week. Chloe is so looking forward to making new friends who are as pony-mad as she is. She promised her dad she'll get a clear round in the jumping competition at Pony Camp, so she needs a pony who can really fly over the fences. Will Chloe and her pony manage to work together and make her dad proud?

Poppy and Prince

Poppy and Prince

Author: Kelly Mckain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2018

Saddle up for a week in pony paradise! At Sunnyside Stables, each girl gets her own pony to look after and ride for a week. Poppy hasn't got on a horse since she had a bad fall a few months ago and broke her arm. Her confidence has gone and she's so shaky just thinking about cantering when she used to win all her competitions. Too embarrassed to tell the others girls at Pony Camp the truth, they've all mistaken Poppy for a beginner. Can Poppy overcome her nerves and get back on track?

The Woollies: Join the Parade!

The Woollies: Join the Parade!

Author: Kelly Mckain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/07/2018

With their balls of wool and chunky needles, the Woollies are always ready to . . . imagi-knit! Puzzle, Bling, Zip and Baby Woolly live in a slightly overgrown corner of the local park. Their superpower is knitting anything from their imagination into reality. When Baby Woolly finds some flyaway carnival bunting, he decides it's time for the Woollies to take part in their own parade. It's just the start of a really big adventure full of imagination, fiesta fun, and lots of wool!

Megan and Mischief

Megan and Mischief

Author: Kelly Mckain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/06/2018

Saddle up for a week in pony paradise! At Sunnyside Stables, each girl gets her own pony to look after and ride for a week along with a diary in which to write about her riding adventures. Megan's so excited to be at Pony Camp but can't help feeling a bit nervous too. She wants to be Megan the Brave and when she's given a naughty pony, Mischief, to ride, she is determined to rise to the challenge. But Mischief proves harder to control than she expected, and Megan worries that all the other girls think she's bad at riding! Can she work hard enough to get Mischief under control and impress everyone at the gymkhana?

The Woollies: Flying High

The Woollies: Flying High

Author: Kelly Mckain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/04/2018

With their balls of wool and chunky needles, the Woollies are always ready to . . . imagi-knit! Puzzle, Bling, Zip and Baby Woolly live in a slightly overgrown corner of the local park. Their superpower is knitting anything from their imagination into reality. When Baby Woolly sees a plane flying over the park, he wants to take to the skies, too. It's just the start of a really big adventure full of imagination, amazing flying machines, and lots of wool!

The Woollies: Follow the Footprints

The Woollies: Follow the Footprints

Author: Kelly Mckain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/03/2018

With their balls of wool and chunky needles, the Woollies are always ready to . . . imagi-knit! Puzzle, Bling, Zip and Baby Woolly live in a slightly overgrown corner of the local park. Their superpower is knitting anything from their imagination into reality. When Baby Woolly sees some unfamiliar footprints on the path, he decides to follow them with Zip. It's just the start of a really big adventure full of imagination and awesome contraptions.

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