A story brimming with magic, riddles and extremely mischievous ink. Wonderful storytelling. -- Abi Elphinstone
Michelle Harrison is a full-time writer. She is a former bookseller and editorial assistant. Originally from Grays in Essex, she has a degree in illustration, and lives in Oxfordshire with her partner. Her debut novel THE THIRTEEN TREASURES won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize in 2009. She has since published two sequels, THE THIRTEEN CURSES and THE THIRTEEN SECRETS, as well as her teen novel UNREST.
A fast-paced, tautly woven story stuffed full of imagination, magic and adventure... a punchy adventure that also delves into the power of imagination -- Julia Eccleshare * lovereading.co.uk * The thrilling intensity of the plot will certainly give you the chills, even on a warm summer's day... a fantastic five star read for me; really engrossing and one of the best books that I've read so far from Michelle Harrison. * Mr Ripley's Enchanted Reads * I've hailed Michelle as the new Enid Blyton and I still stand by my words. She weaves fantasy with ease into a contemporary setting. This book is pure magic! * Serendipity Reviews * A real beauty - with characters who come to life & a girl full of stories. Enthralling. -- Imogen Russell Williams Beautifully written...a true testament to the power of storytelling * The Guardian * An exciting, original, gripping adventure, embroidered with riddles and curses, laced with dry wit, and which gallops along at a terrific pace * Daily Mail *