News and Events

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Latest News

November 2020: You can now find all of Sophie’s books as well as some of her favourite picks on her Bookshop page.

November 2020: Sophie has a new online author talk up for Lincoln Book Festival

September 2020: The Children in Read auction is back – bid on a signed copy of The Last Secret for BBC Children in Need  (Ends 14th November)

July 2020: HarperCollins Children’s signs second series from CleverlyThe Violet Veil Mysteries!

July 2020: Sophie will once again be a workshop leader at this year’s WOWCON.

talk 7On stage with Helena Duggan at Bath Children’s Literature Festival
chippenham gazette photoA Peter Pan themed event for World Book Day

Latest Awards and Lists

The Lost Twin has been shortlisted for the West Australian Young Readers’ Book Award

The Lost Twin has been shortlisted for the Concorde Book Award

The Curse in The Candlelight has been chosen for the Children’s Book Award’s Pick of the Year list

The Last Secret has been featured in Five Book’s Editor’s Picks for the Top 5 Children’s Books of the year

The Last Secret has been shortlisted for the West Australian Young Readers’ Book Award

Latest Interviews/Guest Posts

Author interview and series review by Geek Mom

Author interview with Torchlight

Author interview with Paper Worlds

Easter Eggs with Tales of Yesterday

Author interview with Celia Jenkins

My Writing and Reading Life on The Children’s Book Review

5 Middle Grade Novels That Influenced Me on

Author interview with The Reader’s Corner

My Top 10 Terrifying Teachers on The Guardian

Upcoming Public Events

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