writer of great talent' New York
and fabulous and moving and strange'
weird' Gerard Woodward, The Guardian
funny' John Boyne
writing cheers me up' Val McDermid
page-turner in the very best sense
of the word' John Burnside, The
eccentric' Financial Times
brilliant' Julie Burchill
highly talented and clearly imaginative
young writer' Sunday Express
write books for children and adults.
These books include The Radleys,
The Last Family in England, Shadow
Forest and To Be A Cat.
have a new book out in 2013. It
is called The Humans. I hope you
include: TV Book Club Best Read, Smarties
Gold Medal, Galaxy Book Award (shortlist),
Yorkshire Young Achievers Award, Waterstones
Children's Book Awards (shortlist),
American Library Association's Alex
Peter Book of the Year, Carnegie Medal
Some of my books have made small steps
in the vague direction of the big
screen, Alfonso Cuaron is producing
The Radleys, The Last
Family in England is with Brad
Pitt's Plan B and The Possession
of Mr Cave is with Parallel Films.
My novels have now been translated
in 29 languages. Most recently Lithuanian.
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