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Julie Berry - Author

About the Author

Julie Berry grew up as the youngest of seven children on a fifty-acre farm in America complete with pigs, chickens, turkeys, rabbits, and oodles of cats and dogs. She has written four novels for children and lives with her husband and four sons in Massachusetts.

 

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Other books by Julie Berry

Don't Let the Beasties Escape This Book!

Don't Let the Beasties Escape This Book!

Author: Julie Berry Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/09/2019

Young Godfrey and his family toil for the lord and lady of the castle. But when Godfrey stumbles upon an unfinished Book of Beasts, its splendid pictures of animals make him forget his chores. He invents the story of a brave knight, Sir Godfrey the Glorious, who battles a lion, tames a unicorn, defeats a griffin, conquers a bonnacon, and triumphs over a dragon. Godfrey does not realize that each time he says the name of an animal, it magically emerges from the book, causing mayhem and inadvertently accomplishing his chores. Written by award-winning author Julie Berry, and featuring fantastical illustrations by April Lee, this children's book also contains engaging back matter with information on life in the Middle Ages and a mini-bestiary showing animals from original thirteenth-century manuscripts. Don't Let the Beasties Escape This Book! brings the Middle Ages, legendary beasts, and the medieval imagination to life. Ages 5 and up.

Lovely War

Lovely War

Author: Julie Berry Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/02/2019

Why Do I Have Asperger's? A Mother's Memoir of Love, Hope, and Perseverance

Why Do I Have Asperger's? A Mother's Memoir of Love, Hope, and Perseverance

Author: Julie Berry Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/04/2018

Emperor's Ostrich

Emperor's Ostrich

Author: Julie Berry Format: eBook Release Date: 13/06/2017

Magic and mayhem abound in this fantasy adventure from the author ofThe Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Place.Young dairymaid Begonia has lost her cow Alfalfa. So she has set off on a search across the countryside even though she has nothing but a magical map to guide her. Along the way she meets a mother and baby, a woodcutter, a very dirty young man, and an eight-foot ostrich.Meanwhile, the emperor has gone missing from the royal palace in a most mysterious manner. Was it murder? Was it magic? It will take all of Begonia's wits to save the empire and get Alfalfa home safely.

Passion of Dolssa

Passion of Dolssa

Author: Julie Berry Format: eBook Release Date: 12/04/2016

I must write this account, and when I have finished, I will burn it.Buried deep within the archives of a convent in medieval France is an untold story of love, loss, and wonder and the two girls at the heart of it all.Dolssa is an upper-crust city girl with a secret lover and an uncanny gift. Branded a heretic, she's on the run from the friar who condemned her mother to death by fire, and wants Dolssa executed, too.Botille is a matchmaker and a tavern-keeper, struggling to keep herself and her sisters on the right side of the law in their seaside town of Bajas.When their lives collide by a dark riverside, Botille rescues a dying Dolssa and conceals her in the tavern, where an unlikely friendship blooms. Aided by her sisters and Symo, her surly but loyal neighbor, Botille nurses Dolssa back to health and hides her from her pursuers. But all of Botille's tricks, tales, and cleverness can't protect them forever, and when the full wrath of the Church bears down upon Bajas, Dolssa's passion and Botille's good intentions could destroy the entire village.From the author of the award-winningAll the Truth That's in Mecomes a spellbinding thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the final page and make you wonder if miracles really are possible.*Bonus PDF included with a glossaryFrom the Compact Disc edition.

Jane Eyre Band 18/Pearl

Jane Eyre Band 18/Pearl

Author: Julie Berry Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/01/2016

When governess Jane Eyre goes to work at Thornfield Hall and meets the mysterious Mr Rochester, her life finally feels like it's going right. Until the strange woman in the attic threatens everything. Charlotte Bronte's epic classic is beautifully retold here by award-winning author Julie Berry. Pearl/Band 18 books offer fluent readers a complex, substantial text with challenging themes to facilitate sustained comprehension, bridging the gap between a reading programme and longer chapter books. Text type: Fiction from our literary heritage Curriculum links: English: fiction from the English literary heritage This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.

Nicholas Nickleby Band 18/Pearl

Nicholas Nickleby Band 18/Pearl

Author: Julie Berry Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/09/2015

Orphans Nicholas and Kate arrive in London to find help from their uncle, but his cold-hearted, cruel attitude sets the siblings on a course that will change their lives forever. Immerse yourself in this beautiful adaptation of one of Charles Dickens' best-known novels by Julie Berry. * Pearl/Band 18 books offer fluent readers a complex, substantial text with challenging themes to facilitate sustained comprehension, bridging the gap between a reading programme and longer chapter books. * Text type: * Curriculum links:

Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Place

Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Place

Author: Julie Berry Format: eBook Release Date: 23/09/2014

There's a murderer on the loosebut that doesn't stop the girls of St. Etheldreda's from attempting to hide the death of their headmistress in this rollicking farce. The students of St. Etheldreda's School for Girls face a bothersome dilemma. Their irascible headmistress, Mrs. Plackett, and her surly brother, Mr. Godding, have been most inconveniently poisoned at Sunday dinner. Now the school will almost certainly be closed and the girls sent homeunless these seven very proper young ladies can hide the murders and convince their neighbors that nothing is wrong. Julie Berry's The Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Placeis a smart, hilarious Victorian romp, full of outrageous plot twists, mistaken identities, and mysterious happenings.

Lasst uns schweigen wie ein Grab!

Lasst uns schweigen wie ein Grab!

Author: Julie Berry Format: eBook Release Date: 17/09/2014

Als aus heiterem Himmel die Direktorin und ihr Bruder beim Sonntagsessen vor ihren Augen tot umfallen, haben die sieben Schulerinnen des St. Etheldra Madcheninternats die Wahl: Entweder sie erzahlen von den Todesfallen und werden nach Hause geschickt, oder sie vertuschen den Vorfall und haben die fantastische Chance, das Madcheninternat selbst zu fuhren - ganz ohne die Kontrolle von Erwachsenen!Also schaufeln sie den beiden ein Grab im Garten und pflanzen einen hbschen Kirschbaum darauf. Doch das ist erst der Anfang. Fr ihren Traum von der eigenen Schule verstricken sich die Mdchen in ein fulminantes Netz aus raffinierten Lgen, whrend der Mrder noch frei herumluft Eine skurrile Krimi-Komdie mit viel schwarzem Humor