Sally Gardner (Author)

Product Details

Orion Children's Books
Publish Date
December 22, 2015
6.1 X 7.7 X 0.9 inches | 1.1 pounds

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About the Author

Sally Gardner is an award-winning novelist from London. Her books have been translated into 22 languages and have sold more than 1 million copies in the UK. Sally continues to be an avid spokesperson for dyslexia awareness, working to change the way it is perceived by society. She has won the CARNEGIE MEDAL and the COSTA BOOK AWARD.

Visit her website at http: //www.sallygardner.net, and follow her on Twitter @TheSallyGardner and Facebook at https: //www.facebook.com/SallyGardner.Author

David Roberts is a hugely successful illustrator who has illustrated books by Philip Ardagh, Julia Donaldson, Jacqueline Wilson and Chris Priestley. He's also the creator of Dirty Bertie. David lives in London. Visit his website at http: //www.davidrobertsillustration.com/


A dark but delightful read--SFX Magazine
The natural elegance of Roberts' style marries perfectly with the supernatural elements of Gardner's powerful narrative -- by turns ghostly, tender, dramatic--Books For Keeps
Profoundly beautiful and thought-provoking ... mesmeric ... ultimately, we are in the hands of a consummate storyteller who provides her readers with nothing less than a meditation on desire, maturation, reality and death.--INIS Magazine
Profoundly beautiful--Recommended Reads
Mesmeric ... another jewel in Gardner's crown--The Times
Luminously written ... rich and rewarding--Books For Keeps
Gardner's prose in Tinder is adventurous and hugely energetic ... Its a beauty--The Guardian
Dazzling and haunting...a dark and deliciously macabre read with an unexpected twist--The Best New Children's Books 2015
David Roberts' elegant illustrations are integral to the beautiful design ... A volume to treasure and re-read--Financial Times
An exquisitely macabre fairy story for teenagers--The Daily Telegraph
Fast-paced and gripping--Stylist
Exquisite ... as dark and captivating as you would hope--The Bookseller
Exquisite--School Zone
A dark dream -- an exploration of memory, grief, fear, lust and love. Gardner's delicate, eerie rendering lends it a new grace--The Daily Telegraph