Pip Granger


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Pip Granger was born in Cuckfield, Sussex, in 1947. Her first job was with the City of Westminster, teaching children who had been excluded from school because of emotional and health problems, and she worked as a literacy and special needs teacher in Stoke Newington and Hackney in the 1970s and 1980s. After quitting teaching, she wrote for a while on non-fiction partworks, including My Garden and My Child.

Pip began to write fiction only in the 1990s. Her older brother, Peter, was diagnosed with brain cancer, and she wanted to memorialise their extraordinary childhood. The resulting book, Not All Tarts are Apple, was the unanimous winner of the first Harry Bowling Prize for London writing in 2000, and was published in 2002. A sequel, The
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Not All Tarts Are Apple

3.72 avg rating — 273 ratings — published 2002 — 7 editions
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The Widow Ginger

3.88 avg rating — 98 ratings — published 2003 — 6 editions
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Trouble in Paradise

4.23 avg rating — 56 ratings — published 2004 — 5 editions
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No Peace for the Wicked

3.87 avg rating — 52 ratings — published 2005 — 5 editions
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Up West: Voices from the St...

3.72 avg rating — 36 ratings — published 2009 — 7 editions
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Alone

3.15 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 2007 — 4 editions
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