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

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How to be a Human

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How To Hide An Alien

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Fagin’s Girl

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"Karen McCombie is a genius storyteller"

Catherine Johnson, author & screenwriter

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New book out TODAY!! #YAY

Yep, 'How To Hide An Alien' - sequel to 'How To Be A Human' - has its book birthday today!...
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Another alien, landing soon!

One month to go: 'How To Hide An Alien' - the follow-up to 'How To Be A Human' - publishes...
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Fagin’s Girl

A while back, I was watching the musical 'Oliver' with my (grown-up) kid when I suddenly thought how much fun...
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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...

Things people say

Sue Creed, The Bookseller

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

Amy, award-winning blogger @GoldenBooksGirl

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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