“One of children’s fiction’s most accomplished authors"

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How to be a Human

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Granny’s Little Monsters

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"Karen McCombie is a genius storyteller"

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A kid finds a crash-landed alien kid... Hmm, the new John Lewis Christmas ad seems familiar! Maybe like a book...
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How To Be A Human!

What would YOU do if you found a stranded alien hiding in your school? Kiki and Wes don't know each...
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Monsters are coming…

'Granny's Little Monsters' is a brand new story I've written for younger readers (out August '21 from Barrington Stoke). My...
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Fancy having a personally signed book?

I'm often asked how people can get hold of a personally signed copy of one of my books, either for...

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Sue Creed, The Bookseller

Here's a writer who understands human emotion, whose novels have an upbeat and life-affirming tone

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Karen is an author I’ve grown up reading, and her books are so fantastic!

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With McCombie's books, you know you'll get a heart-warming story, with believable characters and fabulous dialogue. I love everything I've read by her

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