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

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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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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The absence and the search

This week, I finished Sophie Anderson’s ‘The House With Chicken Legs‘ – a poignant story about Marinka, a young girl...

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Celebrating World Book Day

Yesterday, when I dropped Julia and Magda off at nursery, I was asked by one of their key workers, what...

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Girl 38

I’m very excited that ‘Girl 38’ is released into the world today, and I feel doubly lucky that that launch...

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