Anne Fine

Monday, 5 January 2015


Anne Fine is our author of the term. She has written over forty books for children, mainly about social problems, as well as a few for adults. On World Book Day (5th March 2015) Anne will be visiting our school and helping us to celebrate this very special day.
If you have not read one of Anne's books before why not come to the Library to have a look at our selection?

Anne Facts
  • Anne was born in December 1947.
  • Anne studied History and Politics at Warwick
  • She has two daughters.
  • In 1978 Anne's first book, The Summer House Loon, was published.
  • In 1990 Anne won The Carnegie Medal for her book Goggle Eyes. (The Carnegie Medal is an award given to authors the The Library Association)
  • In 1993 Anne won The Carngie Medal for the second time for her book Flour Babies.
  • In 2001 Anne became the second Children's Laureate. This award is given to outstanding writers and illustrators every two years.
  • In 2002 Anne set up a webiste ( which encourages children to print a bookplate (or label) into thier own favourite book. The designs have been created by very famous illustrators such as Nick Sharratt, Quentin Blake and Helen Oxenbury. Why not print one and stick it into one of your own favourite books?
  • Anne's storeis have been translated into numerous languages.
  • Some of her books have been made into films the most famous of which is Madam Doubtfire. The film is called Mrs doubtfire and starred Robin Williams.
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