A Year without Autumn

Liz Kessler

2012 Long-listed

Redbridge Children's Book Award

2012 Short-listed

Blue Peter Book Award

2012 Short-listed

The Sheffield Children’s Book Awards

2013 Long-listed

Lancashire SLS Fantastic Book Awards

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Orion Children's Books


If you could see into the future - would you look?

Jenni Green doesn't have a choice. On her way to visit her best friend, Autumn, Jenni suddenly finds she's been transported exactly one year forward in time.

Now she discovers that in the year that's gone by, tragedy has struck and her friendship with Autumn will never be the same again. But what caused the tragedy? How did Jenni skip a year? And can she find her way back to the past to try to change what lies ahead?

With humour - and her customary light touch - the author of the EMILY
WINDSNAP books plays a fascinating game with time, and explores the
changes that take place in friendships and families in the aftermath of a

In the media
A gripping and compelling tale of friendship and adventure ... a life changing read

School Librarian

A brilliant family evocation as well as a thought provoking and intriguing good read

School Librarian Winter 2011

A gripping and satisfying read

Hack Writers

A thoroughly enjoyable, absorbing story full of twists and turns with some heart stopping moments

Primary Teacher