ALIAS MADAME DOUBT by Anne Fine
(A Bantam Starfire Book)

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Miranda's three children thoroughly enjoy their huge, overdressed baby sitter/cleaning woman who is actually their father in disguise, and they dread the day when their mother discovers Madame Doubtfire is really her ex-husband.
 

About Anne Fine

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Anne Fine was the second Children's Laureate in Britain between 2001 and 2003. She is a two time winner of the Carnegie Medal, Britain's most coveted children's literature award, and has also won the Guardian Children's Literature Award, the Whitbread Children's Novel Award twice, and a Smarties Prize. She also won the Publishing News Children's Author of the Year Award in 1990 and again in 1993. Her books for older children include the award winning The Tulip Touch and Goggle-Eyes, which was adapted for television by the BBC. Twentieth Century Fox filmed her novel Madame Doubtfire as Mrs Doubtfire, starring Robin Williams. She also writes critically acclaimed adult novels as well. Her work has been translated into twenty-five languages, and has over forty books to her credit.
 
Published December 1, 1989 by Starfire.
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The three Hilliard children discover that the family's new housekeeper is really their estranged father in disguise in this funny/sad novel about the effects of divorce. Ages 10-up. (Jan.)

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