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Sue Hampton

Sue Hampton is the author of more than twenty novels for children, teens and adults, writing across different genres. Michael Morpurgo has praised her work as "terrific" (Just For One Day) "enthralling" (Spirit and Fire) and "Beautifully written... insightful [and] poignant" regarding The Waterhouse Girl. Traces made the top three in The People's Book Prize 2012 and Frank won Bronze in The Wishing Shelf Awards 2013. Sue lost her hair in 1981 but it was creating Daisy Waterhouse that began to change the way she lived with Alopecia. Now, she's delighted to be an ambassador for Alopecia UK.

PUBLISHED WORK


  • Crazy Daise

    audioBook

    Rowan is fifteen, and likes what the mirror shows her. Life is messy but she's not the kind to talk about it. When her hair begins to fall out, her French granny, Sylvie, takes her to Paris clinics and salons, but her new chic style soon falls apart.

  • Hail Neil and The Headcases

    £7.99

    HAIL NEIL: Was Neil a noodle, a nitwit or a pudding? Or a brand new kind of hero in disguise? HEADCASES: Every time Bighead boasted, his enormous head grew bigger...

  • Alas And Alack & The Troglin

    £7.99

    At the ruined castle, Freya meets two court jesters and a monkey called Vagabond. They may be left over from another time, but they’re interfering in Freya’s life and they don’t obey orders!

  • Hue and Cry

    £7.99

    An adventure full of secrets, deception and betrayal, HUE AND CRY will take you deep into the dark and dangerous world of Tudor England.

  • The Judas Deer

    £7.99

    There are pictures in Jeth’s head and they make his world different. Dark memories and cartoon fantasies, they make him special – or strange. After his mum has her “trouble” he finds himself staying with posh relatives so distant he didn’t know they existed.

  • The Snowgran And Ongalonging

    £7.99

    ONGALONGING: In the strange world of ONGALONGING there are greedy volcanoes and flowers with big ideas. THE SNOWGRAN: A new year starts with a funeral – but bursts into a very special kind of life as Hattie, James and Beth meet a great-gran they hardly knew.

  • Traces

    £7.99

    Poppy's future may be full of promise, but there's a hole in her past and it's getting in the way. On her family tree there's a grandma called Sorrel Golding, but is she alive or dead?

  • Twinside Out

    £7.99

    Max and Sophie Keeper are twins, but they couldn’t be more different. Teasing, squabbling and competing, they find it hard to share. When they discover a strange book at the school fair, their lives are no longer their own.

  • The Waterhouse Girl

    £7.99

    With her ‘bird’s nest’ hair, Daisy Waterhouse has never been as pretty as her favourite pictures. But when that hair starts to fall out by the handful, she has no idea how difficult life will become. Starting afresh in a new town is hard enough without her dad.

  • The Lincoln Imp

    £6.99

    Dropped by the wind in Jake's garden, the Lincoln Imp causes havoc. He's small but wild, a magical trickster and practical joker. For Jake, whose life has changed since his baby brother arrived, the Imp is a secret friend and a righter of wrongs.

  • Just For One Day

    £7.99

    Joe Wright has a great dad, a fat hamster but no mum. Life has already been turned upside down, but the new rhythm is about to be broken. His problem is Wayne, the crazy friend he never chose.

  • Shutdown

    £8.99

    It is the middle of the 21st century and in New Britain the behaviour and feelings of children are being controlled by drugs and education without soul.

  • Voice Of The Aspen

    £7.99

    Motherless Grace Rutherford grows up in Victorian Hertfordshire with servants for friends, and a loving lawyer father who makes powerful enemies by fighting injustice.

  • Crazy Daise

    £7.99

    Rowan is fifteen, and likes what the mirror shows her. Life is messy but she's not the kind to talk about it. When her hair begins to fall out, her French granny, Sylvie, takes her to Paris clinics and salons, but her new chic style soon falls apart.

  • Start

    £8.99

    An eco-thriller and love story, START is a novel that stands alone. But it’s also the sequel that readers of SHUTDOWN have been asking for, and takes Sam, Lia and Rory six years further into the future - into a world that’s more controlling but also more at risk.

  • Lap of The Gods

    £7.99

    Dark but inspiring, LAP OF THE GODS will take you into an ancient world of cruelty, fine culture, superstition and injustice.

  • Frank and Zoo and the Wannabe

    £7.99

    Frank wants to be a monster. When a leftover piece of red dough is struck by lightning, it becomes his only friend – or enemy. Because Splat may be small, but he’s a monster too, and he’s out of control...

  • Spirit and Fire

    £6.99

    It is AD90 and a young Celtic girl is caught in the crossfire of Roman Britain at war. Aifa is a thinker whose quietness and fears inspire her warrior father to call her Mouse.

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