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Catherine Fisher is an award-winning poet and writer of novels for children, and was the first Young People's Laureate for Wales.She has won the WBC Tir na n'Og Prize twice, and her YA fantasy Incarceron was a New York Times bestseller and Times Book of the Year. She has been shortlisted for the Smarties Prize and a recent novel, The Clockwork Crow, reached the shortlist for the Blue Peter Prize. Catherine's latest book for children is The Red Gloves and Other Stories, a spooky collection of strange and eerie tales.

Catherine Fisher - The Red Gloves and Other Stories

'The Red Gloves and Other Stories' by Catherine Fisher

Nominated for the Yoto Carnegie Medal for Writing 2023

Two step-brothers share one nightmare; red gloves that reach for your throat; a changing room where a stranger asks to swap lives with you; and who is the ghost in the rain? An expert storyteller weaves nine spells. Fear mixed with wit, heart and magic.