Mimi Thebo

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Mimi Thebo is an American author who lives and works in the United Kingdom.[1] Her most recent and most successful books have been for children. Dreaming the Bear has been nominated for the 2017 Carnegie Medal[2] named as a 'future classic' by Booktrust [3] and long listed for the 2017 UKLA award.[4] Dreaming the Bear was published by Oxford University Press [5] in the UK in 2016 and will be published by Wendy Lamb in the USA in 2017.

Previous books have included Wipe Out, which was Sunday Times Book of the Week [6] and was adapted for the BBC into a BAFTA Award-Winning film by Barabara Cox. Wipe Out was published in 2002 by Harper Collins, and has been recommended for children suffering from grief by the Marie Curie Trust.[7]


  1. ^ mimithebo.net
  2. ^ "The CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Awards". carnegiegreenaway.org.uk. Retrieved 26 December 2016.
  3. ^ "School Library Pack". booktrust.org.uk. Retrieved 26 December 2016.
  4. ^ "UKLA Book Awards 2017 Longlists". ukla.org. Retrieved 26 December 2016.
  5. ^ https://global.oup.com/education/product/9780192745880/?region=uk
  6. ^ "Children's book of the week - The Sunday Times". thesundaytimes.co.uk. Retrieved 26 December 2016.
  7. ^ "Books about grief for teens". mariecurie.org.uk. Retrieved 26 December 2016.