Jean Ure has written over sixty books for children and young people. She is a vegan and committed to animal rights hence her passion for writing about animals. She lives with her husband Leonard and 7 stray dogs and cats in a 300-year-old cottage in Croydon.
"Jean Ure's books are funny, funky, feisty - and fantastic reads!" - Jacqueline Wilson
Praise for Passion Flower:
"A funny and realistic read - we loved it." - Mizz
Praise for Pumpkin Pie:
"The heroine I've been waiting for." - Times
Praise for Shrinking Violet:
"Excellent for any nine-up and will almost certainly lead to an addiction to Ure." - The Observer
Praise for Becky Bananas:
"The writing transcends any trace of heaviness." - The Guardian
And jere's just a sample of what children are saying about Jean's fantastic new character-led series, Frankie Foster:
"Amazing! Full of shocks and surprises on every page!"
Beth, age 9
"Fizzy Pop was so exciting, I couldn't put it down!"
Emily, age 11
"Frankie Foster steps out of the pages of this spell-binding
book and comes to life."
Imogen, age 12