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Sarah Lean - Author

One of the World Book Day 2014 Authors Sarah Lean grew up in Wells, Somerset but now lives in Dorset with her husband, son and dog. She has worked as a pageplanner for a newspaper, a stencil-maker and a gardener, amongst various other things. She gained a first class English degree and became a primary school teacher before returning to complete an MA in Creative and Critical Writing with University of Winchester.

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The Sand Dog
Sarah Lean
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month May 2018 | Full of hope and wonder but also shot through with deep feelings of sadness this is a beautiful story about the importance of belonging. Azi's home is with his grandfather on...
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Format: Paperback | Released 31/05/2018
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Reader ReviewedThe Midnight Foxes
Sarah Lean - illustrated by Anna Currey
In a nutshell: family and friends and a secret garden | Tiger Days loves her holidays with her grandma. They sleep in a big tent in the garden because the house is being done up, and Tiger has lots of special...
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Format: Paperback | Released 25/08/2016
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Reader ReviewedThe Secret Cat
Sarah Lean
May 2016 Book of the Month This lovely story is about a little girl who finds the courage to go on an adventure and learns about animals, making friends and being brave. Tiger Days is nervous when her mum and...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/05/2016
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Reader ReviewedHarry and Hope
Sarah Lean - illustrated by Gary Blythe
One of our Books of the Year 2015 Any new book by Sarah Lean is a treat, and this is very special indeed. Hope lives in the Pyrenees with her mother, who is an artist, and her mother's boyfriend, Frank....
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Format: Paperback | Released 12/03/2015
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Hero
Sarah Lean
Lonely Leo dreams of being a hero with the crowds cheering him on – like a Roman gladiator. Secretly, what he really wants is to be a hero in real life. But Leo is always seen as an outsider by...
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Format: Paperback | Released 27/02/2014
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The Forever Whale
Sarah Lean
One of our Books of the Year 2013 & July 2013 Book of the Month Full of tenderness, this is a touching story of the bond between Hannah and her Grandfather as he becomes increasing confused. The two share a...
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Format: Paperback | Released 04/07/2013
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A Horse for Angel
Sarah Lean
February 2013 Book of the Month When lonely Nell is sent to stay with her relatives on a farm she takes with her an extra suitcase packed with a secret. Even before she has unpacked it, the suitcase is stolen...
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Format: Paperback | Released 31/01/2013
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A Dog Called Homeless
Sarah Lean
May 2012 Debut of the Month. How a young girl finds hope and a way forward after the death of her mother and the collapse of her familiar life is a deeply touching story. Cally stops talking when no one believes...
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Format: Paperback | Released 26/04/2012
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