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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A Signed Book for Christmas? - one month ago
It's December already - where did the year go? It'll be Christmas before we know it!
If you're shopping for a book-lover and think they would like a signed and personally dedicated copy of any of my books (from young readers up to young adult), just email me at email@example.com
I will send anywhere in the world. (all books are RRP + postage)
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OMGA - It's a Family Affair! - one month ago
I always look forward to the SCBWI (Society of Children's Authors Writers and Illustrators) Mass Book Launch Party. Writing can be rather a solitary occupation, and SCBWIs (affectionately pronounce "Scoobies") are among the friendliest people in the world, so it's a wonderful opportunity to get together for lovely chat, catch up with old friends and meet new ones, sharing news and celebrating
MUMNESIA Blogtour & Goody-Bag Contest! - 7 months ago
Look what was spotted in Asda and Morrisons! MUMNESIA! In the wild! Next to David Walliams! For £3.50! I'm so excited I'm holding a contest!
If you spot MUMNESIA in a supermarket or bookshop, take a piccie and email me your snaps to firstname.lastname@example.org!
Double points for selfies!
All entries (UK only) will enter the
MUMNESIA GOODY-BAG Prize Draw!
MUMNESIA Launch & GIVEAWAY! - 7 months ago
Whoop Whoop! MUMNESIA! is OUT NOW!
I'm so excited I'm running a giveaway!
(see bottom of the page for details!)
Win a whole bag of MUMNESIA goodies!
I was a little bit naughty for this book and actually had my launch party last week at Waterstones Islington - a WHOLE WEEK early! - and had so much fun I wanted to share a sneaky peek at my party photo album, and share my five steps to a
MUMNESIA Launch Party invitation! - 7 months ago
WHOOP WHOOP! My new book MUMNESIA! comes out soon and to celebrate I'm holding a launch party THIS THURSDAY - AND YOU'RE ALL INVITED!
Here are the details:
(Thursday 9th June, 6.30-8pm Waterstones Islington)
After writing YA and younger children's fiction, MUMNESIA! is my first middle grade book and is a comedy/drama pitched as "Freaky Friday - without magic!" and is being published by
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