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New book out now: Keeper of Myths by Jasmine Richards

Today is the day that Keeper of Myths is finally released into the world and I’m so pleased to have some finished, shiny copies of my own. Waiting for a novel you have written to come out is both exciting and terrifying. Much like the adventure Buzz and Mary will have to go on to…
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Review for Secrets of Valhalla from Kidsreads

It’s lovely to get reviews and Christi over at says this of Secerts of Valhalla: “This modern-day mythological gem is a wild ride from start to finish” To read the rest of this review check out

Secrets of Valhalla – Spotted in the Wild.

  Look at what my lovely editor, Andrew Harwell, at Harper Collins spotted at Barnes and Noble in Tribeca! Secrets of Valhalla out in the wild and holding its own against some other lovely books perfect for middle grade readers. For more recommendations for books for this age group check out this blog post I…
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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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