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Abie Longstaff - Author

About the Author

Abie Longstaff grew up in Hong Kong and throughout her childhood her family travelled to various parts of the world. Before becoming an author, Abie was a barrister and still works part time at a charity. She has written The Fairytale Hairdresser series and The Pirate House Swap and The Mummy Shop. Abie lives in North London with her family.

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The Fairytale Hairdresser and Rapunzel New Edition

The Fairytale Hairdresser and Rapunzel New Edition

Author: Abie Longstaff Illustrator: Lauren Beard Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/09/2021

This bestselling picture book has had a gorgeous makeover to celebrate 10 years of The Fairytale Hairdresser! Kittie Lacey is the best hairdresser in all of Fairyland . . . A brave, stylish heroine for whom no tangle is too troublesome and no frizz too fearsome! Join Kittie Lacey, as she faces her most hair-raising challenge - an evil witch, a tall tower, and a girl called Rapunzel who is having a very bad hair day. Will Kittie manage to tame unruly locks that go on for miles, rescue a princess and create a happily ever after? Discover more Fairytale Hairdresser adventures: The Fairytale Hairdressser and the Little Mermaid The Fairytale Hairdresser and Beauty and the Beast The Fairytale Hairdresser and Cinderella The Fairytale Hairdresser and Sleeping Beauty The Fairytale Hairdresser and Snow White The Fairytale Hairdresser and the Sugar Plum Fairy The Fairytale Hairdresser and the Princess and the Pea The Fairytale Hairdresser and Aladdin The Fairytale Hairdresser and the Princess and the Frog The Fairytale Hairdresser and Thumbelina And coming soon . . . The Fairytale Hairdresser and Red Riding Hood

The Fairytale Hairdresser and Beauty and the Beast New Edition

The Fairytale Hairdresser and Beauty and the Beast New Edition

Author: Abie Longstaff Illustrator: Lauren Beard Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/09/2021

Kittie Lacey is the best hairdresser in all of Fairyland . . . A brave, stylish heroine for whom no tangle is too troublesome and no frizz to fearsome! The Beast's heart is melted by the beautiful and artistic Bella - but could she ever love someone so beastly? This bestselling picture book has had a gorgeous makeover to celebrate 10 years of The Fairytale Hairdresser! Discover more Fairytale Hairdresser adventures: *A brand new story for 2021: The Fairytale Hairdresser and Red Riding Hood* The Fairytale Hairdresser and Rapunzel The Fairytale Hairdresser and Beauty and the Beast The Fairytale Hairdresser and Cinderella The Fairytale Hairdresser and Sleeping Beauty The Fairytale Hairdresser and Snow White The Fairytale Hairdresser and the Sugar Plum Fairy The Fairytale Hairdresser and the Princess and the Pea The Fairytale Hairdresser and Aladdin The Fairytale Hairdresser and the Princess and the Frog The Fairytale Hairdresser and Thumbelina

The Fairytale Hairdresser and the Little Mermaid New Edition

The Fairytale Hairdresser and the Little Mermaid New Edition

Author: Abie Longstaff Illustrator: Lauren Beard Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/07/2021

This bestselling picture book has had a gorgeous makeover to celebrate 10 years of The Fairytale Hairdresser! Kittie Lacey is the best hairdresser in all of Fairyland . . . A brave, stylish heroine for whom no tangle is too troublesome and no frizz too fearsome! The little mermaid is all in a lather - the Sea Witch has stolen her beautiful singing voice! Will Kittie Lacey be able to fix this terrible tangle and help her friend find her voice? Discover more Fairytale Hairdresser adventures: *A brand new story for 2021: The Fairytale Hairdresser and Red Riding Hood* The Fairytale Hairdresser and Rapunzel The Fairytale Hairdresser and Beauty and the Beast The Fairytale Hairdresser and Cinderella The Fairytale Hairdresser and Sleeping Beauty The Fairytale Hairdresser and Snow White The Fairytale Hairdresser and the Sugar Plum Fairy The Fairytale Hairdresser and the Princess and the Pea The Fairytale Hairdresser and Aladdin The Fairytale Hairdresser and the Princess and the Frog The Fairytale Hairdresser and Thumbelina

Story Soup

Story Soup

Author: Abie Longstaff Illustrator: Nila Aye Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/07/2021

A picture book about how to brew an unexpected story from the author of the Fairytale Hairdresser series, and the illustrator of Fearless Mirabelle. Ollie and Susie are mixing a story soup in their kitchen. They think it will be easy to brew a story, but every time they throw an item into the soup the story takes an unexpected turn. Ollie wants a skateboarding story; Susie wants one about a princess - so they end up with a twisting turning tale about a skateboarding princess and a pirate who is a reluctant bad guy. But what happens when the story soup gets out of control? Will Ollie and Susie be able to work together to save the day?

The Fairytale Hairdresser and Red Riding Hood

The Fairytale Hairdresser and Red Riding Hood

Author: Abie Longstaff Illustrator: Lauren Beard Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/07/2021

A BRAND NEW STORY IN THIS GORGEOUSLY GLITTERY BESTSELLING SERIES Kittie Lacey is the best hairdresser in all of Fairyland. . . A brave, stylish heroine for whom no tangle is too troublesome and no frizz too fearsome! . . . . . . . The Queen of Hearts is hosting a baking competition and Fairyland is buzzing with excitement! From Rapunzel to the Three Bears, absolutely everyone is busy baking tasty treats and Kittie is just as busy helping her clients look their best for the big event. Red Riding Hood knows her Granny is sure to win first prize - she makes the best cakes - but when Kittie and Red visit her cottage, Granny and her cakes are nowhere to be seen! And there is a mysterious paw-shaped footprint on the ground. A clue! Kittie and Red decide to investigate . . . Will they find out what happened to Granny and save the day before it's too late? Discover more Fairytale Hairdresser adventures: The Fairytale Hairdresser and the Little Mermaid The Fairytale Hairdresser and Beauty and the Beast The Fairytale Hairdresser and Snow White The Fairytale Hairdresser and Sleeping Beauty The Fairytale Hairdresser and the Princess and the Frog The Fairytale Hairdresser and Thumbelina

Rumpelstiltskin Band 09/Gold

Rumpelstiltskin Band 09/Gold

Author: Abie Longstaff Illustrator: Caroline Romanet Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/06/2021

Daisy longs to marry the king, but he wants her to prove herself first. Daisy asks for help from an unlikely friend, but finds herself making promises she can't keep. Gold/Band 9 fiction books offer developing readers literary language and stories with distinctive characters. Text type - A traditional story. A story map on pages 22 and 23 tracks the key events of the plot.

The Fairytale Hairdresser and Thumbelina

The Fairytale Hairdresser and Thumbelina

Author: Abie Longstaff Illustrator: Lauren Beard Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/08/2019

Kittie Lacey is the best hairdresser in all of Fairyland. . . A brave, stylish heroine for whom no tangle is too troublesome and no frizz too fearsome! . . . . . . . It's almost time for the Flower Festival and Kitty Lacey's salon is bursting with people who would like a special floral hairstyle. This is the Flower People's favourite time of year but they have all mysteriously disappeared. All except one: Thumbelina. But when Thumbelina vanishes too, can Kittie save the day with the help of a bluebird, a sprinkle of magic and some fabulous fairytale fashion?

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