Highly-acclaimed and much-loved children's author Karen McCombie has had more than 90 books published. Her latest novel is 'HOW TO BE A HUMAN', the story of a stranded alien and the two unlikely school friends who discover him (Little Tiger). Coming soon: 'FAGIN'S GIRL', a quick-read novel inspired by Oliver Twist's infamous gang! (Barrington Stoke. March '22). Other recent novels include 'THE GIRL WITH HER HEAD IN THE CLOUDS', a fictionalised account of the early life of the daredevil Dolly Shepherd, a teenage parachutist/aeronaut of the Edwardian era, funny younger read 'GRANNY'S LITTLE MONSTERS' (both Barrington Stoke), plus Carnegie-nominated and 'Sunday Times' and 'Times' Children's Book of the Week 'LITTLE BIRD FLIES' and its partner novel 'LITTLE BIRD LANDS' (Nosy Crow). In a past life, Karen worked as a journalist on teenage girls' magazines such as 'Just 17' and 'Sugar'. Her hobbies include scribbling random observations in notebooks, brushing cat hair from the keyboard of her laptop, walking her scruffy dog and posting nonsense on Instagram.Read more Read less
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