All books by Anne Cassidy:

No Through Road

No Through Road

The Browns are not like other storybook characters--they're bored with their story! So off they go to visit the Writer, demanding more excitement.
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Looking for JJ

Looking for JJ

. Alice Tully knows exactly what happened that spring day six years ago, though it's still hard for her to believe it.
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Jasper And Jess (Read It! Readers) (Read It! Readers)

Jasper And Jess (Read It! Readers) (Read It! Readers)

Help children practice early reading skills with this delightful collection of brightly-illustrated stories.
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Missing Judy

Missing Judy

Eight years ago, Kim Hockney's little sister Judy disappeared. The family have never been able to stop hoping that she's still alive.
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Hidden Child

Hidden Child

Fake? Lou and her mum Anna are best friends.
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A Family Affair

A Family Affair

Her uncle's the detective, and she's just the office clerk. But when Judy West goes missing, Patsy is sure she knows how to find her.
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Tough Love

Tough Love

Tony is lovely - always beautifully dressed, and he has his own car. It's nice to be bought presents and fussed over - instead of knowing that your boyfriend's only after one thing.
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Dead Quiet

Dead Quiet

And if it wasn't Alice - who was it? And who will they be after next.
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Blood Money

Blood Money

In a storyline that echoes Shallow Grave, this atmospheric crime thriller follows three listless teenagers and childhood friends, Jaz, Bobby and Jack as they contemplate a baking hot summer holiday, hanging around on the estate where they live...Jaz and Jack have a secret they're hiding from...
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Talking To Strangers

Talking To Strangers

Maggie, caught up in the mystery, sees menace everywhere - her new neighbour owns a black car and she sees him bury a child's belongings in his back garden. Maggie must find out the truth.
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The Cheeky Monkey (Leapfrog)

The Cheeky Monkey (Leapfrog)

Brightly illustrated early reading books by top authors and illustrators, perfect for newly independent readers.
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Love Letters

Love Letters

It's always nice to have an admirer - to feel like you're special. But there's a difference between sweet, flattering notes and full-on obsession.
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Careless

Careless

Chloe is her mother's daughter, and finds herself wanting to help Nicky find his real mother, the one who abandoned him at birth. Ironically, the clues she pieces together about what happened lead her back to her mother's home town, and to her childhood friend, Sonia, who is keeping a painful...
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Birthday Blues

Birthday Blues

And how could she leave him like this? Police are desperate to reunite them, but no one is coming forward...
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The Story Of My Life

The Story Of My Life

Kenny's not a bad guy. So where did it all go wrong?
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Wizard Woof

Wizard Woof

'Start Reading' is a reader development series for Key Stage 1 that closely follows the national curriculum & literacy strategy.
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Naughty Nancy (Hopscotch)

Naughty Nancy (Hopscotch)

Norman has his hands full when his mother tells him to take care of his little sister Nancy as they take a walk on their farm.
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Innocent

Innocent

When Charlie starts doing some investigating of her own she unearths a bigger, much worse secret, as well as discovering things about her brother, his best mate Denny, and her long-lost mother that turn her world upside down. In trying to prove her brother is not guilty, Charlie has lost her own...
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Driven to Death (Point Crime)

Driven to Death (Point Crime)

A young girl's dreams are shattered by suicide as Jessie and Bobby have to find out the truth about why their friend Laurie died.
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Looking for JJ

Looking for JJ

A gripping and emotionally searing novel from a talented author, Looking for JJ explores the circumstances and motives behind the murder of a child - by her friend. Six years later, JJ has now been released, and has a new identity.
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Collaborating Community Health

Collaborating Community Health

It takes you through the Seven Core Processes, a synthesis of interrelated activities and events in which all collaborative efforts engage. Will help communities * Gain insight into the collaborative process * Jump-start community efforts with new strategies and initiatives ...
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Talking To Strangers

Talking To Strangers

Caroline, aged 10, is missing and was last seen climbing into a black car with a stranger. Maggie consequently sees menace everywhere.
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Forget Me Not

Forget Me Not

Stella Parfitt watches the police investigation unfold, and begins to ask her own questions. Where was her mother that night?
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Looking for JJ

Looking for JJ

But Alice’s past is dangerous, and violent, and sad... and it’s about to rip her new life apart. A gripping and emotionally searing novel by accomplished British author Anne Cassidy, Looking for JJ infuses a terrifying subject with humanity and hope.
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Witness

Witness

He witnesses a vicious robbery—and recognizes the attacker. Todd knows exactly what he must do, but events conspire against him.
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No Through Road

No Through Road

The Browns are not like other storybook characters--they're bored with their story! So off they go to visit the Writer, demanding more excitement.
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End of the Line

End of the Line

Patsy is desperate for some more proper work at her uncle's agency, but she's stuck behind a typewriter. Then a series of frightening murders take place and Patsy knows something no one else does.
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Hidden Child

Hidden Child

It's always just been the two of them, so Lou doesn't mind that Anna steals things - well not much, anyway. But what if Anna is a liar as well as a thief?
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Cinderella (Hopscotch Fairytales)

Cinderella (Hopscotch Fairytales)

Written in consultation with Dr Barrie Wade, this series presents retellings of classic stories by top authors and illustrators, in keeping with the National Literacy Strategy.
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Sammy And The Starman

Sammy And The Starman

Sammy is thrilled when he finds a tiny space rocket in the park. And even more thrilled when he discovers its owner, Jax, a very small and very irritable 300-year-old spaceman.
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Accidental Death

Accidental Death

It's been three years since Billy's parents were killed, and Patsy isn't sure how time has healed him. The boy who did it is released from prison, but he soon ends up dead.
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Killing Time

Killing Time

Kelly Ford was being stalked. Now she's dead.
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Wizard Wig

Wizard Wig

'Start Reading' is a reader development series for Key Stage 1 that closely follows the national curriculum & literacy strategy.
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Brotherly Love

Brotherly Love

Everyone knows that a witness is a dangerous thing to be. Louise Palmer saw her boyfriend get stabbed to death and now she's dead - a person under a train, just an annoying delay for commuters.
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Innocent

Innocent

When Charlie starts doing some investigating of her own she unearths a bigger, much worse secret, as well as discovering things about her brother, his best mate Denny, and her long-lost mother that turn her world upside down. In trying to prove her brother is not guilty, Charlie has lost her own...
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Death By Drowning

Death By Drowning

No one paid any attention to the river Lea which ran through North London, until the body of a young homeless girl was pulled out. When a second body was found, Patsy Kelly was called in to discover the river's secrets.
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Missing Judy

Missing Judy

Eight years ago, Kim Hockney's little sister Judy disappeared. The family have never been able to stop hoping that she's still alive.
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Naughty Nancy

Naughty Nancy

Norman has his hands full when his mother tells him to take care of his little sister Nancy as they take a walk on their farm.
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Looking For JJ

Looking For JJ

Six years later, JJ has now been released, and has a new identity. But is there any way that she can lead a normal life?
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La Coartada

La Coartada

Kiernan's stepmother has a motive too and Kiernan suspects her. Is her alibi strong enough?
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Cleo Y Leo (Read-It! Readers En Espanol)

Cleo Y Leo (Read-It! Readers En Espanol)

When Ben and Mom watch Grandma's dog Cleo, they need to find her quick when she is lost. But what can they do when they can't find her?
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Missing Judy

Missing Judy

Her parents have always been careful not to blame her but she knows they look at her and wonder what her little sister would have been like, if Kim hadn't let her run off that dark afternoon. Then one day some new evidence turns up...
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Toby's Trousers

Toby's Trousers

Titles within the grade 1 series are divided into three levels by increasing word counts; level 1 stories contain 50 words, level 2 stories contain 70 words, and level 3 stories contain 100 words. Comprised of both fiction and nonfiction titles, this collection of first reading books promises...
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The Crying Princess

The Crying Princess

No one can stop Princess Alice from crying, until Prince Tom arrives with a good solution.
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A Family Affair

A Family Affair

Working at a detective agency sounds exciting, but Patsy Kelly's bored stiff. Her uncle's the detective, and she's just the office clerk.
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Accidental Death

Accidental Death

It's been three years since Billy's parents were killed, and Patsy isn't sure how time has healed him. The boy who did it is released from prison, but he soon ends up dead.
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Crying Princess (Leapfrog)

Crying Princess (Leapfrog)

Brightly illustrated early reading books by top authors and illustrators, perfect for newly independent readers.
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No Through Road

No Through Road

The Browns are not like other storybook characters--they're bored with their story! So off they go to visit the Writer, demanding more excitement.
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Looking for JJ

Looking for JJ

But Alice's past is dangerous, and violent, and sad... and it's about to rip her new life apart. A gripping and emotionally searing novel by accomplished British author Anne Cassidy, Looking for JJ infuses a terrifying subject with humanity and hope.
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Snow White

Snow White

The First Fairy Tales series pairs texts of fewer than 180 words with appealing full-color illustrations to retell popular fairy tales in a way that is accessible to very young readers. The large, clear text and illustrations work together to support new readers.
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Cleo And Leo (Read It! Readers)

Cleo And Leo (Read It! Readers)

Ben and Mom lose Grandma's dog Cleo but come up with a possible solution.
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The Story of My Life

The Story of My Life

So where did it all go wrong? This is going to be the longest night of Kenny's life.
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Talking to Strangers (Point)

Talking to Strangers (Point)

Ten year-old Caroline has disappeared, she was last seen climbing into a black car with a strange man. Maggie, caught up in the mystery, sees menace everywhere - her new neighbour owns a black car and she sees him bury a child's belongings in his back garden.
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Bone Room

Bone Room

Noises under the floor. Jack and Lulu want to find the truth - but it puts them in danger.
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Jumping Josie

Jumping Josie

Designed for independent readers, books in the Reading Corner series are compiled in consultation with literacy and reading experts. Titles within the grade 1 series are divided into three levels by increasing word counts; level 1 stories contain 50 words, level 2 stories contain 70 words, and...
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Birthday Blues

Birthday Blues

And how could she leave him like this? Police are desperate to reunite them, but no one is coming forward...
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Tough Love

Tough Love

Tony's money, which he loves to spend on Gina, is distinctly dirty. A brutal crime forces her to face up to Tony's dark side.
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Birthday Blues

Birthday Blues

A gripping story focusing on an abandoned baby. A day-old child has been left in the street in a cardboard pet carrier - but who is little Bobby's mother?
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Jasper and Jess

Jasper and Jess

Brightly illustrated early reading books by top authors and illustrators, perfect for newly independent readers.
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Wizard Gold

Wizard Gold

'Start Reading' is a reader development series for Key Stage 1 that closely follows the national curriculum and literacy strategy.
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Hopscotch: Queen's Dragon

Hopscotch: Queen's Dragon

Brightly illustrated, exciting stories by top authors and illustrators to help build reading confidence.
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Love Letters (Point)

Love Letters (Point)

Vicky's never been interested in immature lads who are only after one thing. And now that her best mate Jen has a steady boyfried, Vicky wants to find someone special too.
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The Sassy Monkey (Read It! Readers)

The Sassy Monkey (Read It! Readers)

When Wendy finds a monkey in her treehouse, she tries a number of ways to get rid of him.
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The East End Murders: A Family Affair / End of the Line

The East End Murders: A Family Affair / End of the Line

A bind up of two stories: The body of a young kidnap victim is found lying soaked in petrol in a derelict London house. And Patsy Kelly can't help feeling it's partly her fault: and the police have just caught the Railway Killer when his last victim is found.
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Totem Pole

Totem Pole

The background of totem poles and the creation of one by a father and son.

Everglades

Everglades

A lyrical creation tale of the Florida Everglades with stunning landscapes by Wendell Minor.