So ONE of my pieces of good news can finally be revealed – LOOKING AT THE STARS is on the longlist for the UK Literacy Association Book Award! I am really, really thrilled about this. Everyone likes to be nominated for an award, and for some writers it happens a lot. For other writers, hardly … More I reveal one of my secrets! UKLA book award longlisting!
You know how sometimes people ask you who inspired you? It can be a difficult question to answer. Should you pick your parents, or a relative or friend who overcame some great difficulty? Should you choose a famous figure who did a lot of good? When I was young, I always thought I should mention … More Meeting a hero – Susan Cooper