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.
It was so lovely to see you @JenDrakeMorgan and meet you, Chris & Niki - Niki, I LOVE your twitter name! Fab!! 😄@jollyrogers62 @chrisdlacey
by @katiedaleuk - yesterday
@chrisdlacey It was so lovely to meet you Chris! Hope your school visit went well, and that you got home okay -despite Doris's best efforts!
RT @daybo_lee: #Books: "Out of these small, flat, rigid squares of paper unfolds world after world after world." - Anne Lamott
by @katiedaleuk - 2 days ago
Fancy a twisted Fairytale? Get a sneak peek of 'The Big Bad Werewolf (Fairy Tale Twists)' - on #BookBuzzr - https://t.co/d2H4szz66E
by @katiedaleuk - 5 days ago
RT @raisingchimps: All set for some out of this world Space activities @childrenheffers this afternoon, drop in from 1-3pm! https://t.co/2N…
by @katiedaleuk - 7 days ago
Valentine's Day/Book Giving Day GIVEAWAY! - 11 days 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! - 26 days 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 (
A Signed Book for Christmas? - 2 months 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)
Young Adult Novels
OMGA - It's a Family Affair! - 2 months 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! - 8 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!
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