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Sophia Bennett

Sophia Bennett was born in Yorkshire in 1966 and grew up travelling around the world as an army child. She wanted to be an author from a young age but had various careers in business before taking the leap to write books and screenplays.

In 2009, she won the Times/Chicken House Childrens Fiction Competition with her debut novel, THREADS, set in the world of London fashion. This was followed by the two sequels in the THREADS trilogy. THE LOOK, a sensitive and wittily observed take on the modelling industry was published in 2012. Sophias fifth book for Chicken House, YOU DONT KNOW ME,was published in May 2013, while her latest novel, THE CASTLE, was released in August 2014. 

She lives in London with her husband and four children and regularly presents at schools and book festivals.

Genres: Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Romance
   1. Threads (2009)
     aka Sequins, Secrets, and Silver Linings
   2. Beads, Boys and Bangles (2010)
     aka Beads
   3. Sequins, Stars and Spotlights (2011)
     aka Stars
Romantic Novel of the Year Award Best Novel winner (2017) : Love Song

Sophia Bennett recommends
The Cost of Living (2017)
(Ant & Bea Mystery, book 1)
Rachel Ward
"A breath of fresh air, Ant and Bea are fabulous creations."
My Heart Goes Bang (2018)
Keris Stainton
"Keris is one of my favorite YA authors."

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