Author(s): Chris Higgins; Emily MacKenzie (Illustrator)
From much loved author Chris Higgins and acclaimed illustrator Emily MacKenzie comes a charming new young fiction series about friendship.Bella has just moved into a new house. It's old and dark and she's sure there's a ghost in the attic! But things look up when she meets her new next-door neighbour Magda. Magda is lots of fun! She's bubbly and full of imagination and can even turn cartwheels! Soon they are best friends.But Magda is also trouble! She breaks Bella's mum's best tea set, wrecks Bella's room and covers the whole living room in soot. And somehow makes sure Bella gets the blame for everything.Bella is going to have watch out because there's Trouble Next Door!
From much loved author Chris Higgins and acclaimed illustrator Emily MacKenzie comes a charming new young fiction series about friendship
Chris Higgins started her author career writing for teenagers and young adults. She has won a number of awards including Young Minds, the Lancashire Book Award, the Lincolnshire Young People's Book Award and the KYBA, and she has been shortlisted twice for Queen of Teen. In 2012, Chris turned her hand to writing young fiction. Her My Funny Family series was published with great success, with the first book being selected for Booktrust's Bookbuzz scheme. Chris Higgins has four daughters and is rapidly acquiring a whole bunch of grandchildren even though she feels far too young to be a granny. She has travelled the world extensively and now lives in West Cornwall with her husband.