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The Nearest Faraway Place

has been longlisted for

The Brilliant Book Award 2019.

Click the logo to see the whole longlist.

The Nearest Faraway Place 

is now available in Dutch, French, Mexican, German and Turkish editions.

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THE NEAREST FARAWAY PLACE

is the winner of 

The Tir na n-Og 

English-language Prize 2018

This award is given to an English-language book with an authentic Welsh background.

I am so very very honoured and delighted.

Diolch yn fawr!

Read more on my blog.


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The Nearest Faraway Place 

has won 

The Staffordshire Young Teen Fiction Award 2018.


Thank you to all involved.


The American Library Association 

and Booklist Online have named

Sophie Someone 

as one of their best 

'Books for Youth' of 2017.

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I am very delighted to have received the 

Mal Peet Children's 

Book Award 2017

for the

The Nearest Faraway Place.


Please visit my blog for more details.


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