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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Cathy Brett (Author)

By Marty Mulrooney


Earlier this year, AMO reviewed Cathy Brett’s illustrated teen novel Ember Fury, describing it as “an enjoyable, wonderfully illustrated light read.” We weren’t the only ones impressed either: Ember Fury was recently shortlisted for The Young Minds Book Award. Her latest novel, a darkly comic horror story about a teenage ghost called Scarlett Dedd, was released in September 2010. AMO recently caught up with Cathy to have a chat about both books and her plans for Halloween…

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BOOK REVIEW – Ember Fury by Cathy Brett

By Marty Mulrooney


Ember Fury by Cathy Brett is a book I began to read with some trepidation. Not for fear of the quality held in-between its covers might I add. Oh no, a quick glance inside shows a plethora of wonderful illustrations that is guaranteed to suck you right in from the get go regardless of the quality of the actual writing. Rather, the titular protagonist being a teenage girl had me worried that I wouldn’t be the intended target audience at all.

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