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Kate Thompson
Kate Thompson (b. 1956) is an award-winning British-Irish author of adult and children's fiction. She is best known for her young adult fantasy novels, which include the Switchers Trilogy: Switchers, Midnight's Choice, and Wild Blood. She has won the Whitbread/Costa Children's Book Award and the... show more



Kate Thompson (b. 1956) is an award-winning British-Irish author of adult and children's fiction. She is best known for her young adult fantasy novels, which include the Switchers Trilogy: Switchers, Midnight's Choice, and Wild Blood. She has won the Whitbread/Costa Children's Book Award and the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, and has been awarded the Children's Books Ireland (CBI) Book of the Year Award four times. Thompson lives on the west coast of Ireland.

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Birth date: July 23, 1956
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isanythingopen
isanythingopen rated it 4 years ago
All the lost socks from the dryer end up in the land of fairies/shidh! Now that's a thing you know. LOL Time is being drained through a leak between the two worlds. A young boy is lead on a quest to discover why and fix it. As long as he doesn't forget. Slither up the ladder to space 95. 95....
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it 7 years ago
Interesting modernised take on a traditional folksong. Two teens deal with their issues by throwing themselves into the world of horses and horse jumping. Michael is trying to deal with the loss of his sister and home while his friend Annie has serious home issues. I found it largely unsatisfying, t...
Housewife Blues and Chihuahua Stories
Book InfoKindle Edition, 220 pagesPublished June 18th 2013 by Open Road Media Young Readers (first published September 4th 1997)original title Switchers (Switchers, Book 1)ASIN B00D00WAJQedition language Englishseries Switchers #1other editions (19Source:Kindle version borrowed from Public LibraryBo...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it 9 years ago
An excellent blend of myth and music and Kinvara. Entertaining story with some interesting characters from Irish myth and legend and the type of people you meet in Galway city or county occasionally. I liked the blending of modern and myth in this one, well worth a read. It did take me a while t...
N.T. Embe
N.T. Embe rated it 10 years ago
Wow. I am seriously delighted and impressed with this book. While it has some concepts in it that weren't exactly aligned with my own thought processes, and while it introduced some other concepts that were surprising, even when they made perfect sense once you had them introduced to you, it was a b...
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