I write for children of all ages. My books are published by Little Tiger Press, Barefoot Books, A & C Black and Heinemann.

Ruby’s Sleepover

Ruby and Mai are camping out in the garden. As the night draws in, all sorts of scary characters head towards their tent. Luckily, Ruby has some magical objects in her rucksack, but will they be enough to keep the girls safe?

Illustrator: Latimer, Miriam

Pages: 32

Price ( Hardcover ): $16.99

Price ( Paperback ): $7.99

Publication date: May 1, 2012

ISBN ( Hardcover ): 978-1-84686-593-0

ISBN ( Paperback ): 978-1846867583

Category: Picture Books

When Will it Snow?

Ages 3 to 7 years
Illustrated by: Alison Edgson

“Winter is coming,” Mother Bear said. “We must snuggle down to sleep in our den.”

Little Bear doesn’t want to sleep! He wants to know what snow is like. His friends try to show him by making mud-balls and angels in the sand. But Little Bear knows that while he’s asleep his friends will have fun in the soft, white snow. Will they forget all about him?

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About Kathryn

Kathryn is a children's author from Wells, Somerset. She has written over 25 books for children of all ages.

When They Fight, was voted a notable social studies book by the US Libraries Association, Here Comes the Crocodile, was shortlisted for both the Nottingham and Sheffield Children’s Book Awards and Ruby’s School Walk was one of the finalists in the Boston Globe Readaloud Book Award.

Kathryn is a regular performer at the Edinburgh, Bath & Cheltenham festivals and has presented at many other events.

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Just a few answers to the 100 questions from Shrewton Primary School – phew!

All of the pupils at Shrewton Primary School presented me with a bag full of questions. I sat and counted each hand written one and was amazed to discover exactly 100.

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On the importance of libraries

On the importance of libraries

I was recently asked to write a guest article for ‘Voices for the Library’. I think our libraries are so important and I really enjoyed the chance to talk about one of my favourite subjects.
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But Here You Are

But Here You Are

A poem I wrote some years ago about Nelson Mandela, who sadly died last week.
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