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Rita M. Hopkins

Rita is married with adult sons and grandchildren. As well as writing for children, she is an avid reader. Her interests include nature, gardening, crafts and walking her dog. She worked in two schools for around 25 years as a dinner lady. Out of hours, she is a club worker, classroom assistant, special needs teaching assistant and breakfast club leader.

Author's Books
The Ghost Who Lived in the Cupboard

A touching story about Daniel, a boy who moves with his parents into a rambling and old country house. Aged ten, Daniel meets and becomes friends with Conrad, the resident thirteenth-century ghost, who lives in the walk-in wardrobe in Daniel's bedroom. As time passes, Daniel grows up but Conrad ages...

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The Secret Of Hideaway Cove

Two students walk and camp along the Cornish coastal path. They visit a remote cove but find all is not as it seems. What is the cove’s secret? What is the purpose of the strange red turret on the side of the castle on the cliff? Who shops in the odd shop on the shoreline? What exactly goes on in ...

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The Silver Ghost Ship

Two brothers watch a ghost ship sail along the river towards the sea, one Halloween night. They suddenly find themselves enveloped in fog, before being deposited on the deck of the ship. They later learn from the crew that they have no hope of escape. When the ship trades goods with the Bobbup Islan...

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