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Laura Wood

Laura Wood is the winner of the Montegrappa Scholastic Prize for New Children's Writing and the author of the 'Poppy Pym' series.

She loves Georgette Heyer novels, Fred Astaire films, travelling to far flung places, recipe books, Jilly Cooper, poetry, cosy woollen jumpers, Edith Nesbit, crisp autumn leaves, Jack Gilbert, new stationery, sensation fiction, salted caramel, feminism, Rufus Sewell's cheek-bones, dogs, and lashings of ginger beer.

Genres: Children's Fiction
YA Book Prize Best Young Adult nominee (2019) : A Sky Painted Gold
Blue Peter Book Award Best Book nominee (2020) : Vote For Effie