Latest News and Awards


July 2016
I am thrilled to be amongst the winners for this year’s Young Quills Awards. Please click on the image to view the website.


February 2016

I am delighted to have been longlisted for the Carnegie Medal for The Earth is Singing. You can view the longlist by clicking on the image, or read about the Carnegie Medal longlist in the Telegraph

January 2016

I am delighted to announce that The Earth Is Singinghas been nominated for the Carnegie Medal for 2016.
I'm very proud to say that it has also won the Warwickshire Year 9 Book Awards, has been shortlisted for the Peter's Book Awards (Teen Fiction Category) and longlisted for the Redbridge School Book Awards.


December 2015

A new novel, entitled 'The One Who Knows My Name' will be published by Usborne in January 2017. You can read the Usborne Books press release by clicking on the image.


February 2015

Click on the icon to listen to the podcast of the February episode of Adventures With Words Young Adult Edition. 
This month Kate talks to me about my new novel The Earth Is Singing.
There is also another great review here!


January 2015

Read the first chapter of The Earth is Singing for a limited time here in this article from The Guardian.


September 2014

I'm happy to announce that my latest book, The Earth is Singing, is now available for pre-order at Amazon. It's release date is January 1st, 2015.
Please click on the cover image to order a copy.


July 2014

I am delighted to announce that my book, Virginia Woolf's Women has been newly republished as an e-book.
It can be ordered from Amazon by clicking on the image to the right.


June 2014

My new book The Baking Life of Amelie Day (Curious Fox) is due for release on 11th September 2014.
You can order it by clicking on the link of the image to the right.


January 2014
My latest interview with Writing Magazine.

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November 2013
An article in the Jewish Chronicle about my next book The Earth is Singing (Usborne, 2015)

And my latest interview with WriteWords



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