Anne Fine

Home page


Younger Readers

Middle Readers

Teenage Readers

Solo Readers

Classic Fine

A Shame to Miss

Adult Novels



Children's Laureate

For Teachers


Foreign Editions

Site Map

Carnegie Medal

Children's Laureate 2001-2003

Carnegie Medal 1989, 1992

Whitbread Award 1993, 1996

Guardian Fiction Award 1990


The cover of 'Scaredy-Cat'

Everyone is looking forward to the annual Big School Horror Show - except Poppy.

She is terrified by ghosts, monsters and demons, and is determined to find a way of missing the show.

Scaredy-Cat is a book by Anne Fine for younger children. It was first published in 1985, with illustrations by Nick Ward, and reissued in 1998.

Buy Scaredy-Cat from Buy Scaredy-Cat from Amazon (paperback)

ISBN: 978-0-7497-3375-9