Piers Torday's bestselling first book, The Last Wild, was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Award and nominated for the CILIP Carnegie Medal as well as numerous other awards. His second book, The Dark Wild, won the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize 2014. The third book in the trilogy, The Wild Beyond, will be published in 2015.
Born in Northumberland, where there are more animals than people, he now lives in London - where there are more animals than you might think...
A Wisp of Wisdom (2016) (with Abi Elphinstone, Adèle Geras, Elizabeth Laird, Sarah Lean, Gill Lewis, Geraldine McCaughrean, Tom Moorhouse, Beverley Naidoo and Ifeoma Onyefulu)
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