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Rachel Hamilton

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Rachel Hamilton’s first children’s book, 'The Case of the Exploding Loo', was published by Simon & Schuster in May 2014 and the second book in the series, 'The Case of the Exploding Brains', came out in February 2015. 'The Case of the Exploding Loo' won the Worcestershire Awesomest Book Award and the Ossett Riveting Reads Award. It was also runner up in the Montegrappa First Fiction award at the Emirates Festival of Literature and nominated for the Leeds Book Award and Redbridge Children's Book Award as well as being chosen as a recommended holiday read by The Sunday Express, the National Geographic Kids Magazine, and the Travel Show.

Rachel's second series, 'The Unicorn in New York' is published by Oxford University Press, The first book -
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Average rating: 3.9 · 219 ratings · 54 reviews · 6 distinct worksSimilar authors
Louie Lets Loose! (Unicorn ...

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The Case of the Exploding Loo

4.16 avg rating — 58 ratings — published 2014 — 7 editions
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The Case of the Exploding B...

4.45 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 2015 — 7 editions
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Louie Takes the Stage (Unic...

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“Dad says it's good to be a freak when normal people are idiots.”
Rachel Hamilton, The Case of the Exploding Loo

“Red herrings are fake clues put in place by writers and bad guys to stop you guess what's really going on. One of the most common is the mysterious death with no identifiable body - or, as I call it, the 'Dead Herring'.”
Rachel Hamilton, The Case of the Exploding Loo

“- Number of theories the police have come up with to explain Dad's disappearance = 27
- Number of intelligent theories the police have come up with to explain Dad's disappearance = 0”
Rachel Hamilton, The Case of the Exploding Loo

“Dad says it's good to be a freak when normal people are idiots.”
Rachel Hamilton, The Case of the Exploding Loo

“Red herrings are fake clues put in place by writers and bad guys to stop you guess what's really going on. One of the most common is the mysterious death with no identifiable body - or, as I call it, the 'Dead Herring'.”
Rachel Hamilton, The Case of the Exploding Loo

“- Number of theories the police have come up with to explain Dad's disappearance = 27
- Number of intelligent theories the police have come up with to explain Dad's disappearance = 0”
Rachel Hamilton, The Case of the Exploding Loo

“You need to stand up to bullies.'
'It's hard to stand up at all after a wedgie.'
'Aren't wedgies a boy thing?'
'Smokin' Joe is an equal opportunities bully.”
Rachel Hamilton, The Case of the Exploding Loo

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