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I have always wanted to be a writer. I began scribbling down stories as soon as I could hold a pencil, and wrote my first novel when I was only seven. I have now sold more than a million copies around the world, and am so grateful to my readers who have made my dreams come true.
My novels for adults include The Blue Rose which tells the story of the impossible romance between a marquis’s daughter and a gardener, set in France and China during the ‘Terror’ of the French Revolution; Beauty in Thorns, inspired by the extraordinary true love story behind Edward Burne-Jones’s famous ‘Sleeping Beauty’ paintings; Bitter Greens, which won the American Library Association Award for Best Historical Fiction, and The Wild Girl, which was inspired by the true story behind the Grimm brothers’ collection of their famous fairy tales.
My non-fiction books include Searching for Charlotte: The Fascinating Story of Australia’s First Children’s Author, longlisted for the 2021 Indie Book Awards and The Rebirth of Rapunzel which won the 2017 William Atheling Jr Award for Criticism.
I have also written many books for children, including Vasilisa the Wise & Other Tales of Brave Young Women, which won a silver medal in the Fairies and Folklore category of the Readers Favorite Awards in the US, and the bestselling Impossible Quest series.
Please sign up for my VIP Club if you’d like me to keep in touch with you, letting you know all about my new books and new adventures, such as my upcoming Writers Retreat in the Cotswolds.
You can also stay in touch with me via Twitter, Facebook and of course my blog, What Katie Read in which I review all the books I’ve been reading, and my Writing Journal where I share writing tips and general musings on the writing life.
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