Maria Farrer - Author

About the Author

Maria Farrer lives in a house in the middle of a field in Somerset with her husband and her very spoilt dog. She used to live on a small farm in New Zealand with a flock of sheep, a herd of cows, two badly-behaved pigs and a budgie that sat on her head while she wrote. She trained as a speech therapist and teacher and later she completed an MA in Writing for Young people. Maria loves language and enjoys reading and writing books for children of all ages, she is the author of two Young Adult novels including the well-received Broken Strings, She likes to ride her bike to the top of steep hills so she can hurtle back down again as fast as possible. She also loves mountains, snow and adventure and one day she dreams of going to the Arctic to see polar bears in the wild.

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Me and Mister P: Joe's New World

Me and Mister P: Joe's New World

Author: Maria Farrer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/02/2019

There are times when only a polar bear will do . . . So Mum and Dad have decided we're moving house, but not just down the road, not even in the same town . . . not even in the same COUNTRY! Not only that, but now they expect me to try and fit in and make new friends. Don't they understand that I just want my old friends who love and accept me the way I am - bad jokes and all. It would seem that the only friend I CAN make is this enormous POLAR BEAR who has come to stay. I didn't ask for him, but I ended up with him at the airport instead of my missing suitcase . . . Meet Joe as he tries to adapt to his new life. And meet Mister P, the world's most helpful(ish) polar bear. Packed with gorgeous illustrations throughout, readers will love this fun and heartwarming story.

Me and Mister P: Ruby's Star

Me and Mister P: Ruby's Star

Author: Maria Farrer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/07/2018

There are times when only a polar bear will do . . . Our flat isn't big, but at least it's high up. I can stand on the balcony and look up at the stars. I reckon Dad's out there somewhere looking up too. And I bet he's thinking about me. I do love Mum and Leo but it's hard work looking after both of them and sometimes I wish things were a bit easier. What's NOT easy is a ridiculous, annoying, in-your-face, POLAR BEAR moving in! I mean, what use is HE going to be? I've tried to get rid of him, but he seems very determined to stay . . . Meet Ruby, and her new (kind of) friend, Mister P . . . the world's most helpful(ish) polar bear! Packed with gorgeous illustrations throughout, this is a story full of humour and heart which will appeal to readers everywhere.

Me and Mister P.

Me and Mister P.

Author: Maria Farrer Format: eBook Release Date: 13/11/2017

Mister P. is the coolest friend a kid could wish for!Arthur is fed up with his younger brother Liam getting all the attention from their parents just because he's a little bit different from other kids. Arthur just wants a normal family and a normal life, where he can play soccer and hang out with friends -- without Liam always being so embarrassing. Just when Arthur can't take it anymore, Mister P. -- a polar bear with a suitcase -- shows up. He doesn't talk, and Arthur is scared of him at first. (He is a polar bear, after all!) But he isn't dangerous. In fact, Mister P. is lots of fun, and even gets along with Liam. He comes with Arthur to school and soccer, and makes life an adventure! Still, Mister P. can't stay forever. But before he goes, he helps as only a polar bear can... leading Arthur to see his brother in a whole new way.

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