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Katherine Woodfine

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Katherine Woodfine was born in Lancashire in 1983. She studied English at Bristol University and in 2005 she was highly commended in Vogue magazines annual Talent Competition for young writers. She writes an award-winning blog, Follow the Yellow, and her work has been published by Flax Books in the anthology Mostly Truthful.

She lives in London and since 2009 she has worked for the literature charity Booktrust, where she is a children's book specialist and project manager of the Children's Laureate.

Genres: Children's Fiction
New and upcoming books
   Awesomely Austen (2019)
   Mystery and Mayhem (2016)
   Make More Noise! (2018) (with others)
Chapter Books
Katherine Woodfine recommends
City of Stolen Magic (2023)
Nazneen Ahmed Pathak
"Exhilarating and enthralling - I relished every page. A glorious blend of history, magic and thrilling adventure with a truly unforgettable heroine, this book is rare, rich and special."
Unraveller (2022)
Frances Hardinge
"Spellbinding storytelling - the inimitable Frances Hardinge has woven a wonderfully weird, richly imaginative and profoundly thought-provoking tale."
Drama and Danger (2022)
(Lizzie and Belle Mysteries, book 1)
J T Williams
"Bringing Georgian London vividly to life, this is a wonderful historical mystery with two delightful heroines. I can't wait to read the next instalment and find out what Lizzie and Belle will get up to next!"

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