Helen Grant

10 children’s books by the writer

Helen Grant is a highly acclaimed YA author. Her debut novel attracted praise from critics and readers alike and was shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal. Born in London in 1964, Helen showed an early leaning towards the arts after being told off for writing stories under the desk during maths lessons. She went on to read Classics at St Hugh's College, Oxford, and then worked in marketing for ten years to fund her love of travelling before returning to writing. Helen now lives near Brussels with her husband, her two children and their two cats.

13+ years

The Vanishing of Katharina Linden

Helen Grant

The Vanishing of Katharina Linden

Shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal, Helen Grant's first teen novel "The Vanishing of Katharina Linden" follows a misfit teenager as she attempts to unravel the mystery of several strange disappearances in the small town of Bad Munstereifel. "The Vanishing ...

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12+ years

Silent Saturday: Forbidden Spaces Trilogy: Book One

Helen Grant

Silent Saturday: Forbidden Spaces Trilogy: Book One

Seventeen-year-old Veerle is bored with life in suburban Brussels. But a chance encounter with a hidden society, whose members illegally break into unoccupied buildings around the city, soon opens up a whole new world of excitement - and danger. When one ...

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12+ years

Silent Saturday: Forbidden Spaces Trilogy: Book One

Helen Grant

Silent Saturday: Forbidden Spaces Trilogy: Book One

Seventeen-year-old Veerle is bored with life in suburban Brussels. But a chance encounter with a hidden society, whose members illegally break into unoccupied buildings around the city, soon opens up a whole new world of excitement - and danger. When one ...

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13+ years

The Glass Demon

Helen Grant

The Glass Demon

"The Glass Demon" is a thrilling young adult novel filled with mystery and the supernatural from Helen Grant, author of "The Vanishing of Katharina Linden", in which Lin Fox is about to discover that not all fairytales are fiction. "The ...

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12-17 years

Silent Saturday: Forbidden Spaces Trilogy: Book One

Helen Grant

Silent Saturday: Forbidden Spaces Trilogy: Book One

Seventeen-year-old Veerle is bored with life in suburban Brussels. But a chance encounter with a hidden society, whose members illegally break into unoccupied buildings around the city, soon opens up a whole new world of excitement - and danger. When one ...

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