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Lyndsay Russell

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Bournemouth, The United Kingdom



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With an Honours Diploma in Advertising, from her early twenties to her late forties, Lyndsay has successfully enjoyed crossover careers in copywriting, acting, radio, journalism, scriptwriting, art and photography, before moving into a new field as author/illustrator.
Her first publication was The Rainbow Weaver - a children's book she wrote and illustrated that was inspired by her 7 year old daughter. The hardback edition was released Autumn 2007 and gained national distribution, reaching core lists at both Waterstones and Borders. A new development includes a series of workshops at the Royal Academy of Music to explore its potential as a musical.


Following the success of The Rainbow Weaver, the publishers were in

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Average rating: 2.95 · 205 ratings · 42 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
Making It Big

2.94 avg rating — 202 ratings — published 2008 — 8 editions
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The Rainbow Weaver

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2007 — 2 editions
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Fat Chace

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2008
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"I loved this book, really different view point and you wonder where it is heading. I read it on holiday so was a quick read in a day or two but I loved the plot line. what if being thin wasn't the in thing and being fat was sexy. Characters are fu..." Read more of this review »
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"Settle yourself down with a frothy coffee and a cup cake and enjoy this tongue in cheek hit a size zero. This book is witty and funny and perfect for a light read"
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"Really enjoyed this! It was just what I needed for a confidence boost, and I thoroughly appreciated the messages this author was putting across. Well worth the read!"
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" Thanks Sue, you got the point 'spot on' - appreciate the comments. "
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The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
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" Lyndsay wrote: Nothing weird at all. She is an English girl size 18-20 as I stated, the story is set in England. This is clear in Chapter one.

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