Branford Boase Award
Waterstones Children's Book Award

Ewa Jozefkowicz

‘A heartwarming story about families, friendships, school, nature, hope and self-confidence.’ The Huffington Post

Two sides to every story

I recently finished reading Candy Gourlay’s Tall Story – an incredible book about a boy from the Philippines who travels to the UK...

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Crime and history – the perfect marriage

I started this year with the decision that I wanted to read more children’s fiction with a historical setting. One...

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Strange worlds, amazing places

I’ve just finished reading Sally Gardner’s new middle grade book – her first in fourteen years – ‘Invisible in a...

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Death in children’s fiction

It features in many of the books that have dominated children’s bestseller lists over the past decade – The Hunger...

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Books and travels in the fjords

I’ve been off for the past few weeks visiting my homeland, Poland and then spending a couple of weeks meandering...

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A bit of creativity in the holidays

Today was one of those amazing days – blossom on the trees, sun in the sky, people walking around in...

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Festivals and fab feedback

It was fantastic to be part of the Oxford Literary Festival this weekend, alongside the wonderful Yaba Badoe, who told...

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The art of a good opening

Today I had the absolute pleasure to go back to my own primary school, Mount Carmel School in Ealing, to...

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A couple of firsts

Last week, I had an exciting time doing my first book signing, and very first school visit. On Monday, I...

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