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Zizou Corder

Zizou Corder

Biography

ZIZOU CORDERis the not-so-secret identity of Louisa Young and Isabel Adomakoh Young, who have been writing together since Isabel was seven. They have written five books together: the Lionboy trilogy, Lee Raven, Boy Thief and Halo.

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Place of birth and birthday:
Zizou was born on January 12 1996 up a tree outside a Hungarian circus tent somewhere in London. Isabel was born in Paddington where the Bear lives, on January 12 as well! Louisa still hasn't been born yet, as she is living her life backwards now, but she expects her birthday to be on March 25.

Favourite Book:
Zizou is very keen on the Encyclopaedia Brittanica, 1911 edition, and anything by Eoin Colfer and Meg Rosoff. Isabel like Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day by Winifred Watson. Louisa is mostly reading Plutarch at the moment, but she's not sure he's as good as The Phantom Tollbooth, by Norton Juster.

Favourite Song:
Zizou is a big fan of Iggy Pop and specially likes Lust for Life. Louisa prefers Scottish border ballads about young men dying, and also Fluorescent Adolescent by Arctic Monkeys. Isabel likes so many songs that this site would explode if she wrote th...

Bibliography

Published by Puffin

Lee Raven, Boy Thief jacket image
  • Lee Raven, Boy Thief
  • Puffin
  • Paperback: Feb 07 2008
  • 9 - 11 years
Lionboy: The Truth jacket image
  • Lionboy: The Truth
  • Puffin
  • Paperback: Feb 01 2007
  • 9 - 11 years
Lionboy: The Chase jacket image
  • Lionboy: The Chase
  • Puffin
  • Paperback: Jun 02 2005
  • 9 - 11 years
Lionboy jacket image
  • Lionboy
  • Puffin
  • Paperback: May 06 2004
  • 9 - 11 years
Halo jacket image
  • Halo
  • Puffin
  • Paperback: Feb 04 2010
Lee Raven, Boy Thief jacket image
  • Lee Raven, Boy Thief
  • Puffin
  • Hardback: Jan 29 2015
  • 9 - 11 years

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Lee Raven, Boy Thief jacket image
  • Lee Raven, Boy Thief
  • Puffin
  • ePub eBook: Feb 07 2008
  • 9 - 11 years
Lionboy: The Truth jacket image
  • Lionboy: The Truth
  • Puffin
  • ePub eBook: Feb 01 2007
  • 9 - 11 years
Lionboy jacket image
  • Lionboy
  • Puffin
  • ePub eBook: Jun 02 2005
  • 9 - 11 years
Lionboy: The Chase jacket image
  • Lionboy: The Chase
  • Puffin
  • ePub eBook: Jun 02 2005
  • 9 - 11 years

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