Katie Dale had her first poem, The Fate of The School Hamster, published in the Cadbury's Book of Children's Poetry aged just eight and hasn't stopped writing since. Inspired by her mother, Elizabeth Dale, who is also an author, Katie loves creating characters, both on the page and onstage. After training as an actress and touring the country as Shakespeare's Juliet, she was a winner of the SCBWI Undiscovered Voices competition, which launched her writing career. She has published books for toddlers up to teens, and her novels have won several awards and are published all over the world. Mumnesia was her first novel for Macmillan Children's Books.
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by @katiedaleuk - 2 days ago
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by @katiedaleuk - 5 days ago
Competition! New Book! Authors Assemble! - 5 days ago
Hello! It's June! I LOVE June - the sun comes out, the weather starts to warm up, and you've still got the whole summer to look forward to - plus my new book's coming out! The first copies just arrived - and it's like it was MY birthday! They're SO SPARKLY!!
Cover by the fab Lilly Lazuli!
THE NEVER-ENDING BIRTHDAY is published by Macmillan Children's Books and it's the story of twins Max
Mumnesia Mother's Day Card! - 3 months ago
It's Mother's Day tomorrow!
If you need an emergency last-minute card, why not print off and colour this fab MUMNESIA card (right-click then save and print!) designed by the awesome Lilly Lazuli and Rachel Vale for Macmillan Children's Books! Mums ALWAYS love a homemade card!
Hope you're having a fab weekend!
World Book Week! - 3 months ago
It's WORLD BOOK WEEK!
I love visiting schools and meeting readers, and earlier this week I had the pleasure of visiting Kingfield Primary School in Woking! I loved meeting all the kids, and we had great fun coming up with brand new fairy tales, designing heros and villains and imagining the future - what fantastic imaginations you have!
And on Friday I can't wait to meet everyone at
Valentine's Day/Book Giving Day GIVEAWAY! - 4 months ago
It's Valentine's Day week and love is well and truly in the air!
But the path of true love never did run smooth...even in fairytales! Just ask Prince Charming!
But whether you have a Valentine or not, there's another reason to celebrate -
International Book Giving Day!
After all, spreading the love of reading and books is just as important.
Did you know...
- Most children in developing
Happy New Year! - 4 months ago
It's 2017! A brand new year!
Have you made any new year's resolutions?
Have you broken any already? (easily done, isn't it?!) 😉
So giving up chocolate was never gonna last, but I'm determined to keep some of my resolutions - especially to meet more of my readers!
If you'd like to get in touch, organise an event or school visit, order a signed and personally dedicated copy of any of my books (
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