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Karen McCombie


Karen McCombie has written more than 90 children’s books and been published worldwide. How To Be A Human (Little Tiger), Granny’s Little Monsters and The Girl With Her Head In The Clouds (both Barrington Stoke) are her titles for 2021.

Other recent books include Carnegie-nominated Little Bird Flies and its partner novel Little Bird Lands, Victorian adventures set in the Scottish Highlands and 1860s America respectively (Nosy Crow).

Her back catalogue consists of series such as St Grizzle’s School for Girls (Stripes), Indie Kidd (Walker), You, Me and Thing (Faber). Her best-selling and much-loved series Ally’s World (Scholastic) celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.

Karen is currently developing new MG and young reader projects, while being pestered by an idiot Westie puppy.

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