ABOUT ANNA FARGHER

Anna Fargher was raised in a creative hub on the Suffolk coast by an artist and a ballet teacher. She read English Literature at Goldsmiths before working in the British art world and opening her own gallery. She wrote her first book, The Umbrella Mouse, on her iPhone notepad during her daily commute on the London Underground.

 

The Umbrella Mouse won the 2019 Sainsbury's Book Prize for Fiction. It was also selected as Waterstones Book of the Month, longlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize and was listed in the Sunday Telegraph's 50 Best Books of 2019.

Umbrella Mouse to the Rescue, the eagerly anticipated sequel to The Umbrella Mouse, was released on 23rd July 2020.

Anna is currently writing a third middle grade adventure, due for publication in  2021. 

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UMBRELLA MOUSE TO THE RESCUE

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