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Anne Cassidy

Anne Cassidy lives in Essex. She was a teacher for twenty years before becoming a full-time writer. She has published over twenty teen novels and is best known for the Booktrust Teenage Book Award winner Looking for JJ, which was also shortlisted for the Whitbread Award and the Carnegie Medal. Dead Time is Anne’s first book for Bloomsbury.

Books by Anne Cassidy

  • Birthday Blues

    Birthday Blues

  • Careless


  • Heart Burn

    Heart Burn

  • Hidden Child

    Hidden Child

  • Just Jealous

    Just Jealous

  • Looking for JJ

    Looking for JJ

  • Looking for JJ

    Looking for JJ

  • Love Letters

    Love Letters

  • Talking to Strangers

    Talking to Strangers

  • Tough Love

    Tough Love


Anne Cassidy won both the Booktrust Teenage Prize and Sheffield Children’s Book Award for Looking for JJ.