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.
Great workshop on writing/rewriting/editing with @SCRansom #yashot @NosyCrow
by @katiedaleuk - 12 hours ago
@toomanysophies @MacmillanKidsUK Congrats Sophie! Your book sounds wonderful! X
by @katiedaleuk - yesterday
@mrsbung Me too!! Xx
@mrsbung Whoop Whoop! Congratulations! And very well-deserved xxxx
RT @mrsbung: Am beyond excited to be on the #CKG17 nominee list - conratualtiosn all of us - we need a school hall for a PARTY https://t.co…
MUMNESIA Blogtour & Goody-Bag Contest! - 4 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 email@example.com!
Double points for selfies!
All entries (UK only) will enter the
MUMNESIA GOODY-BAG Prize Draw!
MUMNESIA Launch & GIVEAWAY! - 4 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! - 4 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
An A-MAZE-ING Book Festival! - 5 months ago
Well it's been a very exciting couple of weeks!
Firstly, I went to Balletomane's performance of THE THREE MAGIC MICE BALLET! I was completely blown away by their performance and so honoured that they chose one of my books. It really was just magical watching the characters come to life. The fabulous Balletomane are a self-funded company of volunteer dancers (many of whom have
Ballets and Book Covers! - 6 months ago
Today I have TWO lots of exciting news!
Firstly, the EXTREMELY SPARKLY cover for my new MG comedy/drama MUMNESIA! is REVEALED over at Serendipity Reviews!
I'm super-excited about this one because it's my first middle grade novel, and after writing gritty YA it's been so refreshing to write something lighter and full of fun - and did I mention it has a SPARKLY cover?? (It literally had me
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