Authors

  • Efua Traoré

    Efua Traoré

    Efua Traoré's latest novel Sister Spirit draws on her years growing up in Nigeria, as well as the mythology and supernatural beliefs of the region.  Efua grew up in a small town in Nigeria and, for as long as she can remember, her head was filled with little stories but...

  • Manon Steffan Ros

    Manon Steffan Ros

    Carnegie-winning author Manon Steffan Ros tells ReadingZone about her new novel, Me and Aaron Ramsey. Manon was born in Snowdonia and worked as an actress before becoming a writer. She writes for adults and children and has won the Wales Book of the Year for her adult fiction as well as...

  • Josh Lacey

    Josh Lacey

    Josh Lacey's Time Travel Twins series (Andersen Press) takes its readers back in time to explore different periods in history, including the Romans, Vikings and Stone Age times - with further stories to come. Josh has also written the Hope Jones Saves the World series,...

  • Ben Martynoga & Moose Allain

    Ben Martynoga & Moose Allain

    Ben Martynoga is a neuroscientist and science writer. Aftera decade at the forefront of brain research, he swapped his white coat for a pen and has written on everything from the history of biology through to the latest technological innovations. Ben lives, works and wanders i...

  • Louise Forshaw

    Louise Forshaw

    Louise Forshaw's hilarious new graphic novel series, Bad United, stars Hoof the unicorn in a football team with some unusual talents....She tells ReadingZone more about them. Louise is an illustrator (and sometimes author) living in a small town in the North East, UK. She graduated with...

  • Alastair Chisholm

    Alastair Chisholm

    Alastair Chisholm's new science fiction novel I Am Wolf (Nosy Crow) is the first in an exciting new trilogy! When Alastair Chisholm was a kid, he wanted to be a computer programmer, an author, and an astronaut. So far he's achi...

  • Catherine Bruton

    Catherine Bruton

    Catherine Bruton, author of No Ballet Shoes in Syria, introduces her new book, Bird Boy. Catherine studied English at Oxford University and now juggles life as a teacher, children's author and mum.  As an English teacher she sees first hand the impact stories can have o...

  • Jennifer Bell

    Jennifer Bell

    Find out what inspired Jennifer Bell's wondrous new series, Magicalia: Race of Wonders!  Londoner Jennifer Bell worked as a children's bookseller at a world-famous bookshop before becoming an author. Her debut series, The Uncommoners, was an international bestseller and has been transla...