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Anthony McGowan

The Knife That Killed Me

Rebecca Campbell


Angus Book Award

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Anthony McGowan (born January 1965) is a British author of novels for adults and children.


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Anthony McGowan was born in Manchester and now lives in London with his wife, author and fashion designer Rebecca Campbell, and their two children. He studied Philosophy and Politics at Manchester University and worked as a freelance journalist and civil servant before giving up to write full-time. His first book, Hellbent, was shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award and he went on to win the 2006 Teenage Booktrust Prize with his second book, Henry Tumor. The Knife That Killed Me (Definitions, 2008) was longlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize and the Carnegie Medal; shortlisted for the Booktrust Teenage Prize and the Young Minds Book Award. In 2008, McGowan wrote Einstein's Underpants. In 2011 he published The Donut Diaries, the first book in a new series which are credited to the series main character, Dermot Milligan. The book won the Leicester Our Best Book Award 2012. The sequel, The Donut Diaries: Revenge is Sweet was released in 2012, and the third in the series Escape from Camp Fatso came out the following year.

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He has written two books for Barrington Stoke - The Fall, published in 2011, and Brock, which came out in 2013. Both received praise, and Brock was long-listed for the Carnegie award. In July 2011, it was announced that McGowan had been contracted by Puffin Books to write four new books based on Willard Price's classic wildlife adventures series.

Adult Novels

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  • Stag Hunt
  • Mortal Coil
  • Children's and Young Adult Novels

  • Henry Tumor
  • Hellbent (Simon Pulse, 2006)
  • The Knife That Killed Me (Definitions, 2008)
  • Einstein's Underpants and How They Saved the World
  • The Bare Bum Gang (series of four)
  • The Donut Diaries
  • The Donut Diaries: Revenge is Sweet
  • The Donut Diaries: Escape from Camp Fatso
  • Leopard Adventure
  • Shark Adventure
  • Bear Adventure
  • Python Adventure
  • The fall
  • Brock
  • Der Tag an dem ich Starb
  • The Snatcher 2014
  • References

    Anthony McGowan Wikipedia

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