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Kate Saunders


Kate Saunders

Kate Saunders has written lots of books for adults and children. She lives in London with her son and her three cats.

Kate Saunders

Books by Kate Saunders

by Kate Saunders - Children's, Children's 10+, Fantasy, Fiction, Magic, Mystery

Emily and her sister, Holly, were as close as sisters could be. But Holly died three months ago, and Emily's world is shattered. Emily is surprised to find that she misses Holly's teddy bear, Bluey, too. But Bluey was buried with Holly. Then one night, Emily dreams of talking toys, who tell her they have come with a message from Bluey. Emily is convinced she can be reunited with him. But there's something strange about the barrier between the toy world and the real world --- magic is spilling out, and it's wreaking havoc on Emily's world. Is finding Bluey is worth risking the lives of those she loves?

Written by Jeanne Willis, Kate Saunders, Brian Sibley and Paul Bright, with illustrations by Mark Burgess. - Children's 8-12, Fiction

Readers of all ages will love rediscovering old friends and making new ones in this essential new volume of Pooh stories. One story finds Winnie-the-Pooh and Piglet on a quest to discover the "Sauce of the Nile" (they suspect it's apple). And in another, all the animals rally around poor Eeyore when he thinks he sees another donkey eyeing his clover. The winter story features a new penguin character, based on a stuffed toy owned by Christopher Robin Milne himself.

by Kate Saunders - Children's 10+, Family Life, Fantasy, Historical Fiction

The sand fairy, also known as the Psammead, is merely a creature from stories Lamb and Edith have heard their older brothers and sisters tell...until he suddenly reappears. Lamb and Edith are pleased to have something to take their minds off the war but before their adventure ends, all will be changed, and the Lamb and Edith will have seen the Great War from every possible viewpoint --- that of factory workers, soldiers and sailors and nurses. But most of all, the war’s impact will be felt by those left behind, at the very heart of their family.

by Kate Saunders - Children's 10+, Mystery

Oz and Lily have a top-secret mission. Alba the witch has gotten her hands on a magical chocolate phoenix and is plotting to use it for some serious evil. With the help of an army of rats and an unreliable talking cat, the children must pursue her not only across London but through time itself. This might be their toughest adventure yet.

by Kate Saunders - Fantasy, Fiction

Long ago, the shop's famous chocolate-makers, who also happen to be 11-year-old twins Oz and Lily's great uncles, were clever sorcerers. Now evil villians are hunting for the secret of their greatest recipe. The terrifying powers of this magic chocolate have the ability to destroy the world. It's up to the twins to stop the villians and keep the magical chocolate recipe out of harm's way.

by Kate Saunders - Children's, Fairy Tale, Fantasy

Twelve-year-old Flora Fox would do anything not to go to Penrice Hall, the boarding school her parents are shipping her off to because of a family emergency. On the train ride to Penrice, Flora awakens from a nap to find herself transported into the past --- 1935, to be exact. .

by Kate Saunders - Children's, Fairy Tale, Fantasy

Tom is in shock. He's just discovered that his dad is an escaped fairy on the run. And that he must trust his life to three dangerous fairy godmothers he's never met. Two of them are hardened criminals, and one falls out of the window when she tries to fly...Will their mad magic be enough to help Tom rescue his dad from the clutches of some killer fairies?