Andrew Norriss - Author

About the Author

Andrew Norriss is The Whitbread Award (now Costa) -winning author of Aquila. He started his writing career in TV and having written many brilliant series for adults and children (and dramatised his own books for TV : Matt's Million and Aquila) now writes novels fulltime. Andrew most recently published a new series for (slightly) younger readers, I Don't Believe it Archie and Archie's Unbelievably Freaky Week for David Fickling Books.

Featured books by Andrew Norriss

Jessica's Ghost

Jessica's Ghost

Author: Andrew Norriss Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/03/2015

Francis has never had a friend like Jessica before. She's the first person he's ever met who can make him feel completely himself. Jessica has never had a friend like Francis before. Not just because he's someone to laugh with every day - but because he's the first person who has ever been able to see her ...Jessica's Ghost is a funny, moving and beautiful book by a master storyteller, about the power of friendship to shine a warm light into dark places.

Other books by Andrew Norriss

Mike

Mike

Author: Andrew Norriss Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/01/2018

MEET FLOYD. He's a tennis star. Possibly even good enough to win Wimbledon one day. MEET MIKE. He's . . . different. Apart from anything else, Floyd seems to be the only one who can see him. But Mike must have appeared for a reason and nding out why is perhaps the most important thing Floyd will ever do . . .

Jessica's Ghost

Jessica's Ghost

Author: Andrew Norriss Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/04/2016

Francis has never had a friend like Jessica before. She's the first person he's ever met who can make him feel completely himself. Jessica has never had a friend like Francis before. Not just because he's someone to laugh with every day - but because he's the first person who has ever been able to see her ...Jessica's Ghost is a funny, moving and beautiful book by a master storyteller, about the power of friendship to shine a warm light into dark places.

Archie's Unbelievably Freaky Week

Archie's Unbelievably Freaky Week

Author: Andrew Norriss Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/10/2015

Archie is an accident waiting to happen. He can't help it. In just one week at school, he is accused of murder, gets trapped in the staff cloakroom without any clothes, and somehow manages to turn himself into a dog. Not to mention the poisonous spider and the Health and Safety Inspector who gets a toilet stuck on his head . . . Thank goodness Archie's best friend Cyd is always there to sort out the mess.

Jessica's Ghost

Jessica's Ghost

Author: Andrew Norriss Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/03/2015

Francis has never had a friend like Jessica before. She's the first person he's ever met who can make him feel completely himself. Jessica has never had a friend like Francis before. Not just because he's someone to laugh with every day - but because he's the first person who has ever been able to see her ...Jessica's Ghost is a funny, moving and beautiful book by a master storyteller, about the power of friendship to shine a warm light into dark places.

I Don't Believe It, Archie!

I Don't Believe It, Archie!

Author: Andrew Norriss Format: Paperback Release Date: 13/02/2014

Odd things happen to Archie every day. Some very odd things. On Monday, a piano rolls down the hill and traps his new friend Cyd in her mum's car. And then a lorry tips a load of gravel on top of it. At least Cyd finds it exciting. Though of course she doesn't believe that this sort of thing happens to Archie every day. Until Tuesday, when Archie finds a dead dog in his pocket . . . Join Archie and Cyd for a whole week's worth of completely surprising and outrageously funny escapades.

Aquila 2

Aquila 2

Author: Andrew Norriss Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/07/2010

Aquila can you take you anywhere. It's getting back that can be tricky . . . Tom and Geoff still can't believe what they found on their school trip. Aquila is the lifepod from an alien starship that crashed to earth 6,000 years ago - but it still works, and it can fly them anywhere! After their trip to New York, the boys are eager for more fun, but with almost endless possibilities for excitement, will they be able to keep Aquila a secret for long? Or will a simple mistake reveal everything and ruin the fun forever?

Ctrl-Z

Ctrl-Z

Author: Andrew Norriss Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/03/2009

Alex is used to getting unusual birthday presents from his Godfather John - a pair of ferrets, or a Make Your Own Explosions Kit. But this year's present is something really different - a computer that takes you back to an earlier part of the day when you hit Ctrl-Z . . . Join Alex and his friend Callum as they discover the true results of making mistakes, with plenty of laughs and mayhem along the way!

The Portal

The Portal

Author: Andrew Norriss Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/08/2007

You tend to remember the day your parents disappear. It's one of those things that sticks in your mind. Another of those things is the incredible discovery that behind your dad's office door lies an intergalactic portal . . . When both of these things happen to William Seward and his brother Daniel they're left with two questions. What are they going to do now? And where are their parents? Warm, funny, accessible fiction, perfect for boys and girls aged 9 to 12.

The Unluckiest Boy in the World

The Unluckiest Boy in the World

Author: Andrew Norriss Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/01/2006

Nicholas Frith has always considered himself to be about as lucky as the average boy. But while on holiday with his mum, Nicholas accidentally disturbs an ancient tomb and everything changes. Nicholas falls under an ancient curse and suddenly misfortune, calamity and disaster follow him everywhere! The curse can't touch Nicholas himself, but bad things happen to everyone else around him. Forced to move from school to school, Nicholas loses hope of ever lifting the curse or ever finding someone who will risk being his friend. But one day he meets Fiona - the one person who is prepared to take that risk. Through Fiona's friendship, Nicholas learns to believe in himself and break the curse at last, changing his luck for ever.

Aquila

Aquila

Author: Andrew Norriss Format: Paperback Release Date: 29/11/2001

It's a spaceship from the past - can it change the future? Aquila has been found by boys bunking off a geography field trip. They have no idea where it came from or what it does. But Geoff's discovered that when you sit in it these little coloured lights come on, and if you push one of the big blue oneS . . . WHOOSH!

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