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Anne Fine


UK flag (b.1947)

Anne Fine is a distinguished writer for children of all ages, with over forty books to her credit. As well as being chosen as Children's Laureate in 2001, she is twice winner of the Carnegie Medal, Britain's most coveted children's literature award, and has also won the Guardian Children's Literature Award, the Whitbread Children's Novel Award twice, and a Smarties Prize. She won the Publishing News Children's Author of the Year Award in 1990 and again in 1993.

Her books for older children include the award winning The Tulip Touch and Goggle-Eyes, which was adapted for television by the BBC. Twentieth Century Fox filmed her novel Madame Doubtfire as Mrs Doubtfire, starring Robin Williams. Her books for younger children include Bill's New Frock and How to Write Really Badly. Her work has been translated into twenty-five languages.

Anne Fine has also written for adults. Her novels The Killjoy, Taking the Devil's Advice, In Cold Domain, Telling Liddy and, most recently, All Bones and Lies, have been published to considerable critical acclaim.

Anne Fine has two grown up daughters, and lives in County Durham.
 

Genres: Children's Fiction, Literary Fiction, Young Adult Fantasy
 
Novels
   The Summer House Loon (1978)
   The Other Darker Ned (1979)
   The Stone Menagerie (1980)
   Round Behind the Ice-house (1981)
   The Granny Project (1983)
   Scaredy-Cat (1985)
   Anneli the Art Hater (1986)
   Madame Doubtfire (1987)
   Crummy Mummy and Me (1988)
   A Pack of Liars (1988)
   Bill's New Frock (1989)
   Stranger Danger? (1989)
   Goggle-Eyes (1989)
   The Country Pancake (1989)
   The Book of the Banshee (1991)
   The Worst Child I Ever Had (1991)
   Design A Pram (1991)
   The Angel of Nitshill Road (1992)
   The Chicken Gave It To Me (1992)
   The Same Old Story Every Year (1992)
   The Haunting of Pip Parker (1992)
   Flour Babies (1992)
   Step by Wicked Step (1995)
   Countdown (1995)
   How To Write Really Badly (1996)
   Jennifer's Diary (1996)
   The Tulip Touch (1996)
   Loudmouth Louis (1998)
   Charm School (1999)
   Roll Over Roly (1999)
   Bad Dreams (2000)
   Notso Hotso (2001)
   Up on Cloud Nine (2002)
   How to Cross the Road and Not Turn Into a Pizza (2002)
   The More the Merrier (2003)
   The True Story of Christmas (2003)
   Frozen Billy (2004)
   It Moved! (2006)
   On the Summer-House Steps (2006)
   The Road of Bones (2006)
   Ivan the Terrible (2007)
   Saving Miss Mirabelle (2007)
   Eating Things on Sticks (2009)
   The Devil Walks (2011)
   Trouble in Toadpool (2012)
   Blood Family (2013)
   On Planet Fruitcake (2013)
   Blue Moon Day (2014)
   Battle of Wills (2016)
   Shades of Scarlet (2021)
   Aftershocks (2022)
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Collections
   Very Different (2001)
   A Shame to Miss 1 (poems) (2002)
   A Shame to Miss 2 (poems) (2002)
   A Shame to Miss 3 (poems) (2002)
   Shining on (2006) (with others)
   Three for Tea (2006) (with Michael Morpurgo and Jacqueline Wilson)
   We're Having a Party! (2013) (with others)
   War Girls (2014) (with others)
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Picture Books
   Press Play (1994)
   Ruggles (2001)
   Where is Strawberry Moshi? (2010)
   Big Red Balloon (2012)
   Hole in the Road (2014)
   Under the Bed (2015)
   Magic Ball (2017)
   Let it Snow (2017)
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Chapter Books
   Only A Show (1990)
   Poor Monty (1991)
   Keep It in the Family (1996)
   Care of Henry (1996)
   Nag Club (2004)
   Friday Surprise (2010)
   Under a Silver Moon (2010)
   The Twelve Dancing Princesses (2011)
   How Brave is That? (2013)
   Gnomes Gnomes Gnomes (2013)
   The Only Child Club (2013)
   The Haunting of Uncle Ron (2014)
   The Party Club (2015)
   The Gingerbread Star (2015)
   Out for the Count (2016)
   Tales from Weird Street (2017)
   Back on Weird Street (2018)
   Into the Bin (2019)
   A Remarkable Ear (2020)
   Be Nice to Aunt Emma (2021)
   Next to Alice (2023)
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Non fiction
   Telling Tales (1999)
   Meetings with the Minister (2003) (with others)
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Omnibus editions
   Anne Fine Trilogy (1994)
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Series contributed to
Elsewhere
   1. Here (2012) (with others)
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