Sophie Anderson grew up with stories in her blood, from her mother, who is a writer, to her Prussian grandmother, whose own storytelling inspires Sophie’s novels.
Born in Swansea, but now living in the Lake District with her family, Sophie enjoys the freedom of homeschooling her four children, fell-walking and daydreaming.
Sophie’s bestselling novels have been shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal, 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. Her book The Girl who Speaks Bear won the Indie Book Awards Children’s Fiction Book of the Year.
Sophie is represented by Gemma Cooper of The Bent Agency.
Author photograph by seenicksphotography.