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Diversity drive on track in children’s, but call for more BAME authors

This is an extract from an article by Charlotte Eyre in The Bookseller that I was asked to comment on. To read the full article visit The Bookseller website. Authors, agents and publishers have praised the increase in the number of books with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) and mental health themes in 2015, but…
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Why Mythology Still Matters

Why do so many children’s authors focus on mythology in their books for young readers? What is the fascination with gods and goddesses and their interactions with mortals? In my new novel, Secrets of Valhalla, the main character Freddie Buzzard (Buzz) hasn’t got much time for mythology. To be honest, he thinks it’s a waste…
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Hot off the Press!

It’s not every day that you find a famous weatherwoman bound by magic to a tree deep in the woods. Or discover that the weatherwoman is in fact Sunna, the Norse Goddess of the Sun, and one of the seven day guardians who keep time in order. But that’s just what happens to new friends…
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Out now!

Hot off the press! I’m so excited to announce that the Book of Wonders is out TODAY. It’s published by HarperCollins in the US and available in bookshops all around the US. For UK fans, you can get your copy online. Click on the image to the left to read a full description of the…
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Five Star Review

I read The Book of Wonders in manuscript form a little while ago. It is a page turning and gripping adventure that pulls the reader in. The young Scheherazade is a brilliant heroine and the plot is filled with twists and turns right to the very end. I finished it in one sitting and can’t…
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