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Michelle Marie Harrison (born 21 December 1979) is a British writer whose debut novel, The 13 Treasures, won the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize[1] and has been sold for translation in 17 countries. The 13 Treasures is the first part of a trilogy, which has continued with The 13 Curses and The 13 Secrets. Her fourth novel and first book for young adults is Unrest, a ghost story published by Simon & Schuster in 2012.

Michelle Harrison
Michelle Harrison
Born
Michelle Marie Harrison

1979 (age 39–40)
Grays, Essex, England
Nationality British
OccupationAuthor
Years active2007-present
Known forChildren's Fiction
Notable work
The 13 Treasures
Websitewww.michelleharrisonbooks.com

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BiographyEdit

Harrison was born and raised in Grays, Essex, England. After studying illustration at Staffordshire University, Harrison worked as a barmaid, in an art gallery, as a children's bookseller, and as an assistant editor for a children's book publisher.[citation needed] She now writes full-time and lives in Oxfordshire.[citation needed]

Works and appearancesEdit

FictionEdit

  • 13 Treasures (Thirteen Treasures, #1), Simon & Schuster, 2009[2]
  • 13 Curses (Thirteen Treasures, #2), Simon & Schuster, 2010[3]
  • 13 Secrets (Thirteen Treasures, #3), Simon & Schuster, 2011[4]
  • Unrest by Michelle Harrison, Simon & Schuster, 2012[5]
  • One Wish (Thirteen Treasures, #0.5), Simon & Schuster, 2014[6]
  • The Other Alice, Simon & Schuster Childrens Books, 2016[7]
  • A Pinch of Magic, 2019[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pauli, Michelle (18 February 2009). "Debut author Michelle Harrison takes Waterstone's children's book prize". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 9 September 2011.
  2. ^ 13 Treasures by Michelle Harrison. Simon & Schuster UK. 5 January 2009. p. 326. ISBN 9781847384492. Retrieved 14 June 2019.
  3. ^ 13 Curses by Michelle Harrison. Simon & Schuster UK. 7 January 2010. p. 464. ISBN 9781847384508. Retrieved 14 June 2019.
  4. ^ 13 Secrets by Michelle Harrison. Simon & Schuster UK. 1 February 2011. p. 400. ISBN 9780857070890. Retrieved 14 June 2019.
  5. ^ Unrest by Michelle Harrison. Simon & Schuster UK. 26 April 2012. p. 375. ISBN 9780857070913. Retrieved 14 June 2019.
  6. ^ One Wish by Michelle Harrison. Simon & Schuster UK. 22 May 2014. p. 346. ISBN 9781471121654. Retrieved 14 June 2019.
  7. ^ The Other Alice by Michelle Harrison. Simon & Schuster UK. 28 July 2016. p. 352. ISBN 9781471124273. Retrieved 14 June 2019.
  8. ^ The Other Alice by Michelle Harrison. Simon & Schuster UK. 7 February 2019. p. 368. ISBN 9781471124297. Retrieved 14 June 2019.

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