Hannah Gold grew up in a family where books, animals, and the beauty of the outside world were ever present, and is now passionate about writing stories that share her love of the planet. The Last Bear is her middle grade debut which became an instant classic and international bestseller upon release in 2021. It won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize, the Blue Peter Book Awards, was nominated for the CILIP Carnegie Medal and is shortlisted for the British Book Awards. It was also the Saturday & Sunday Times Children's Book of the Week.
The Lost Whale is Hannah’s second middle-grade novel which tells an incredible story about the connection between a boy and a whale and the bond that sets them both free. Both novels are illustrated by renowned artist Levi Pinfold. She lives in the UK with her tortoise, her cat and her husband.
Genres: Children's Fiction
Hannah Gold recommends
Mystery of the Night Watchers (2021)
A M Howell
"Wonderfully atmospheric read."
Skandar and the Unicorn Thief (2022)
(Skandar, book 1)
A F Steadman
"A magnificent book. I raced through it - at turns enthralled, delighted, amazed. It's everything I could have wanted and more. No doubt this book is going to fly."
Onyeka and the Academy of the Sun (2022)
(Onyeka, book 1)
"A thrilling, action-packed adventure full of heart. Onyeka is sure to be everyone's new favourite superhero."
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