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Frank Cottrell-Boyce

UK (1959 - )

Frank Cottrell Boyce is a screenwriter whose films include Welcome to Sarajevo, Hilary and Jackie, 24 Hour Party People, and Millions, which was also his first book. Framed was inspired by a news story he'd read in an old scrapbook: During the Second World War, a collection of valuable paintings from the National Gallery was hidden in a slate mine for safekeeping. He couldn't resist imagining how all of that great art might have affected the people who lived near the mine. Mr. Cottrell Boyce lives with his wife and seven children in Liverpool, England.

Genres: Children's Fiction

Lemistry (2011) (with Brian Aldiss, Annie Clarkson, Jacek Dukaj, Trevor Hoyle, Stanislaw Lem, Toby Litt, Adam Marek, Wojciech Orlinski and Piotr Szulkin)
Chapter Books
Carnegie Medal Best Book winner (2005) : Millions
Carnegie Medal Best Book nominee (2009) : Cosmic
Costa Children's Book Award Best Novel nominee (2011) : The Unforgotten Coat

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