Eliza Boom and Einstein

The Eliza Boom Diaries

Eliza Boom is a new, easy-to-read illustrated series for ages 5+ about a funny and industrious girl who loves gadgets and believes in her inventions even though they go wrong almost all the time. The Explosive Diary and The Fizz-Tastic Diary are now available. Visit Eliza’s website for colouring-in pages, a quiz, and instructions for making your own SpyScope.   […]

Steal My Sunshine (YA novel, Random House, 2013)

“Essie is a character I wish I’d written. This is a book for anyone who thinks bad things don’t happen to good teenagers, and for those who know they do. I loved it.” – Vikki Wakefield, author of ALL I EVER WANTED   “Steal my Sunshine is a gorgeous read, full of mystery, history, hope and […]


Girl, Aloud (YA novel, Chicken House, 2009)

  “Addictive. Original. True.” Joanna Nadin, author of My So-Called Life   “Difficult issues treated with intelligence and gentle humour, and complex, lovely, real characters.” Jaclyn Moriarty, author of Feeling Sorry for Celia   Kindle edition and paperback of Girl, Aloud available. US edition, Girl Out Loud, in hardback.   For some thoughts on what inspired me to […]