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A. L. Kennedy - Author

About the Author

A.L. Kennedy is the author of three works of non-fiction, and five short story collections including All The Rage. Her seventh novel Serious Sweet will appear this year. She won the Costa Book of the Year for her novel Day, has twice been selected as one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists and is a Fellow of both the Royal Society of Arts and the Royal Society of Literature. She is also a dramatist and broadcaster and she has a regular blog with The Guardian Online. She lives in London.

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Uncle Shawn and Bill and the Great Big Purple Underwater Underpants Adventure

Uncle Shawn and Bill and the Great Big Purple Underwater Underpants Adventure

Author: A. L. Kennedy Illustrator: Gemma Correll Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2021

The fourth book in a hilarious, heart-warming series for children from Costa Award-winning author A.L. Kennedy, illustrated by celebrated cartoonist Gemma Correll. Hold onto your underpants - there's a mysterious purple bottom explosion problem plaguing the world, and no one knows what to do! No one, that is, apart from Uncle Shawn. He knows he and his best friend, Badger Bill, can fix everything by visiting the Living Fish Tree at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean. As long as there is no dastardly villain with an army of evil clockwork clones on the loose, everything will be fine. And how likely is that...?

Uncle Shawn and Bill and the Great Big Purple Underwater Underpants Adventure

Uncle Shawn and Bill and the Great Big Purple Underwater Underpants Adventure

Author: A. L. Kennedy Illustrator: Gemma Correll Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/06/2020

The fourth book in a hilarious, heart-warming series for children from Costa Award-winning author A.L. Kennedy, illustrated by celebrated cartoonist Gemma Correll. Hold onto your underpants - there's a mysterious purple bottom explosion problem plaguing the world, and no one knows what to do! No one, that is, apart from Uncle Shawn. He knows he and his best friend, Badger Bill, can fix everything by visiting the Living Fish Tree at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean. As long as there is no dastardly villain with an army of evil clockwork clones on the loose, everything will be fine. And how likely is that...?

Uncle Shawn and Bill and the Not One Tiny Bit Lovey-Dovey Moon Adventure

Uncle Shawn and Bill and the Not One Tiny Bit Lovey-Dovey Moon Adventure

Author: A. L. Kennedy Illustrator: Gemma Correll Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/05/2020

The third book in a hilarious, heart-warming series for children from Costa Award-winning author A.L. Kennedy, illustrated by celebrated cartoonist Gemma Correll. Uncle Shawn and his best friend Badger Bill are back for another brilliantly bonkers adventure. They've seen off the nasty Dr P'Klawz with the help of their trusty llama pals, and now everything on their farm up on the sunny side of Scotland is just about perfect. Apart from the moon needing rescuing and a suspicious lady badger setting her sights on Bill... What could possibly go wrong?

The Little Snake

The Little Snake

Author: A. L. Kennedy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2019

'Charming lessons in life, death and kindness . . . Hugely moving' Observer This is the story of Mary, a young girl born in a beautiful city full of rose gardens and fluttering kites. When she is still very small, Mary meets Lanmo, a shining golden snake, who becomes her very best friend. The snake visits Mary many times, he sees her grow and her city change, as bombs drop and war creeps in. Lanmo wonders, can having a friend possibly be worth the pain of knowing you will lose them?

Uncle Shawn and Bill and the Not One Tiny Bit Lovey-Dovey Moon Adventure

Uncle Shawn and Bill and the Not One Tiny Bit Lovey-Dovey Moon Adventure

Author: A. L. Kennedy Illustrator: Gemma Correll Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/06/2019

The third book in a hilarious, heart-warming series for children from Costa Award-winning author A.L. Kennedy, illustrated by Gemma Correll. Uncle Shawn and his best friend Badger Bill are back for another brilliantly bonkers adventure. They've seen off the nasty Dr P'Klawz with the help of their trusty llama pals, and now everything on their farm up on the sunny side of Scotland is just about perfect. Apart from the moon needing rescuing and a suspicious lady badger setting her sights on Bill... What could possibly go wrong?

Uncle Shawn and Bill and the Pajimminy-Crimminy Unusual Adventure

Uncle Shawn and Bill and the Pajimminy-Crimminy Unusual Adventure

Author: A. L. Kennedy Illustrator: Gemma Correll Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/04/2019

The second book in a hilarious, heart-warming series for children from Costa Award-winning author A.L. Kennedy, illustrated by Gemma Correll. Badger Bill loves his best friend Uncle Shawn. But he has started to notice that Uncle Shawn is a bit unusual. Dr P'Klawz hates Uncle Shawn. He has also noticed that Uncle Shawn is a bit unusual - pajimminy crimminy unusual, in fact. It looks like Badger Bill is going to need a plan, or Uncle Shawn might be sent to the Institution for Maximum Security and Unusualness Curing for ever. But all Bill has to help him are four bickering llamas, one pirate boy and one invisible girl. What could possibly go wrong?

Uncle Shawn and Bill and the Pajimminy-Crimminy Unusual Adventure

Uncle Shawn and Bill and the Pajimminy-Crimminy Unusual Adventure

Author: A. L. Kennedy Illustrator: 0 Format: eBook Release Date: 05/04/2018

The second book in a hilarious, heart-warming series for children from Costa Award-winning author A.L. Kennedy, illustrated by Gemma Correll.Badger Bill loves his best friend Uncle Shawn. But he has started to notice that Uncle Shawn is a bit unusual.Dr P'Klawz hates Uncle Shawn. He has also noticed that Uncle Shawn is a bit unusual - pajimminy crimminy unusual, in fact.It looks like Badger Bill is going to need a plan, or Uncle Shawn might be sent to the Institution for Maximum Security and Unusualness Curing for ever. But all Bill has to help him are four bickering llamas, one pirate boy and one invisible girl. What could possibly go wrong?

Uncle Shawn and Bill and the Pajimminy-Crimminy Unusual Adventure

Uncle Shawn and Bill and the Pajimminy-Crimminy Unusual Adventure

Author: A. L. Kennedy Illustrator: 0 Format: eBook Release Date: 05/04/2018

The second book in a hilarious, heart-warming series for children from Costa Award-winning author A.L. Kennedy, illustrated by Gemma Correll.Badger Bill loves his best friend Uncle Shawn. But he has started to notice that Uncle Shawn is a bit unusual.Dr P'Klawz hates Uncle Shawn. He has also noticed that Uncle Shawn is a bit unusual - pajimminy crimminy unusual, in fact.It looks like Badger Bill is going to need a plan, or Uncle Shawn might be sent to the Institution for Maximum Security and Unusualness Curing for ever. But all Bill has to help him are four bickering llamas, one pirate boy and one invisible girl. What could possibly go wrong?

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