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Sophie Anderson grew up in Swansea, and now lives in the Lake District with her husband, four children, and a border collie. She enjoys wandering, daydreaming, and storytelling.

Across her bestselling novels, Sophie has won the Independent Bookshop Book of the Year Award and the Wales Book of the Year Award, has been shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal twice, and shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, the Blue Peter Book Award, the British Book Awards’ Children’s Fiction Book of the Year, and the Branford Boase Award.

Sophie is represented by Gemma Cooper of The Bent Agency