Michelle Marie Harrison
1979 (age 39–40)
|Known for||Children's Fiction|
|The 13 Treasures|
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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 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.
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. She now writes full-time and lives in Oxfordshire.
Works and appearances
- 13 Treasures (Thirteen Treasures, #1), Simon & Schuster, 2009
- 13 Curses (Thirteen Treasures, #2), Simon & Schuster, 2010
- 13 Secrets (Thirteen Treasures, #3), Simon & Schuster, 2011
- Unrest by Michelle Harrison, Simon & Schuster, 2012
- One Wish (Thirteen Treasures, #0.5), Simon & Schuster, 2014
- The Other Alice, Simon & Schuster Childrens Books, 2016
- A Pinch of Magic, 2019
- Pauli, Michelle (18 February 2009). "Debut author Michelle Harrison takes Waterstone's children's book prize". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 9 September 2011.
- 13 Treasures by Michelle Harrison. Simon & Schuster UK. 5 January 2009. p. 326. ISBN 9781847384492. Retrieved 14 June 2019.
- 13 Curses by Michelle Harrison. Simon & Schuster UK. 7 January 2010. p. 464. ISBN 9781847384508. Retrieved 14 June 2019.
- 13 Secrets by Michelle Harrison. Simon & Schuster UK. 1 February 2011. p. 400. ISBN 9780857070890. Retrieved 14 June 2019.
- Unrest by Michelle Harrison. Simon & Schuster UK. 26 April 2012. p. 375. ISBN 9780857070913. Retrieved 14 June 2019.
- One Wish by Michelle Harrison. Simon & Schuster UK. 22 May 2014. p. 346. ISBN 9781471121654. Retrieved 14 June 2019.
- The Other Alice by Michelle Harrison. Simon & Schuster UK. 28 July 2016. p. 352. ISBN 9781471124273. Retrieved 14 June 2019.
- The Other Alice by Michelle Harrison. Simon & Schuster UK. 7 February 2019. p. 368. ISBN 9781471124297. Retrieved 14 June 2019.
- Official website
- Harrison at Twitter
- Harrison at Facebook
- Biography and video conversation about Unrest at publisher Simon & Schuster
- Michelle Harrison at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database
- Michelle Harrison at Library of Congress Authorities, with 3 catalogue records
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