Catherine Webb


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April 27, 1986

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An English science fiction author, she is best known for her Carnegie Medal-nominated books, Timekeepers (2005) and The Extraordinary and Unusual Adventures of Horatio Lyle (2006). She wrote her first novel, Mirror Dreams, when she was only fourteen years old.
She began writing mostly in the young adult genre and has since begun authoring books for adults. Also a performing arts enthusiast, she graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 2010. She also attended the London School of Economics.
She helped pioneer a new genre of writing called Urban Magic, which combines fantasy elements with modern-day city environments.
She grew up in London, England. Her father, Nick Webb, also had a career as a writer.

Catherine Webb also writes adult
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The Extraordinary and Unusu...

3.70 avg rating — 774 ratings — published 2006 — 6 editions
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Mirror Dreams (Mirror Dream...

3.96 avg rating — 405 ratings — published 2002 — 5 editions
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Waywalkers

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The Obsidian Dagger: Being ...

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Timekeepers

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The Doomsday Machine: A Fur...

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The Dream Thief (Horatio Ly...

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“Oh, for Time's sake, this is too pathetic. You'd end the universe, because you've had a bad century?”
Catherine Webb, Waywalkers

“Horatio Lyle hit the floor, the floor hit him, and the floor came out the winner. It was in times like these, he told himself, when Newton's Second Law really made its point.”
Catherine Webb, The Dream Thief

“The thunder rolled, one last time. It poured through the narrow, dirty black streets, slid into the gaps between cobbles, rippled across the water of the river, made the still bells hum, and passed on, spreading out into the countryside beyond, where it bent the grass, whispered in the trees and eventually died away.”
Catherine Webb, The Extraordinary and Unusual Adventures of Horatio Lyle

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