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Author Name: Sue Townsend

Sue Townsend is the creator of Britain's best loved and bestselling diarist, Adrian Mole. She was born in Leicester in 1946, is married and has four children and five grandchildren and still lives in Leicester. She left school at fifteen and was employed in series of unskilled jobs. By her 18th birthday she was married, and a year later had her first baby. She began working with children in an adventure playground on the estate where playwright Joe Orton grew up. While taking a canoeing course for playleaders, she met Colin Broadway and they now have a 21-year-old daughter. In 1978 she joined a Writers Group at the Phoenix Art Centre in Leicester and her career as an author and playwright took off from there. Her first play, Womberang, won its author a Thames Television Bursary as Writer in Residence. Other plays followed including The Great Celestial Cow (1984), Ten Tiny Fingers, Nine Tiny Toes (1990), and most recently Are You Sitting Comfortably? but she has become best known for her series of books about Adrian Mole.

     Books By Author :: Sue Townsend

   
Adrian Mole the Cappuchino Years
 -by Sue Townsend

His cooking at a top London restaurant has been equally mocked (‘the sausage on my plate could have been a turd’ &n... Read More

   
True Confessions of Adrian Albert Mole
 -by Sue Townsend

Adrian Mole has grown up. At least that's what it says on his passport. But living at home, clinging to his threadbare cuddly r... Read More

   
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4
 -by Sue Townsend
At 13 years old, Adrian Mole has more than his fair share of problems - spots, ill-health, parents threatening ... Read More

   
Adrian Mole, From Minor to Major
 -by Sue Townsend

Contains the complete text of "The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged 13 3/4" and "The Growing Pains of Adrian Mol... Read More

   
Adrian Mole and the Weapons of Mass Destruction
 -by Sue Townsend

Adrian Mole’s pen is scribbling for the twenty-first century. Working as a bookseller and living in Leicester’s Rat... Read More

   
The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole
 -by Sue Townsend

The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole is the second in the series to be a part of Penguin’s Sue Townsend repackaging programme... Read More

   
Queen Camilla
 -by Sue Townsend

What if being Royal was a crime?
The UK has come over all republican. The Royal Family exiled to an Exclusion Zone with ... Read More

   
Ghost Children
 -by Sue Townsend

Seventeen years ago Angela Carr aborted an unwanted child. The child’s father, Christopher Moore, was devastated by the l... Read More

   
Adrian Mole: The Prostrate Years
 -by Sue Townsend

Adrian Mole is thirty-nine and a quarter. He lives in the country in a semi-detached converted pigsty with his wife Daisy and t... Read More

   
The Public Confessions of a Middle-Aged Woman
 -by Sue Townsend

Enter the world of Susan Lilian Townsend – sun-worshippers, work-shy writers, garden centre lovers and those in search of... Read More



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