When I was contacted and asked if I would be interested in talking about some girl power graphic novels, I couldn’t say YES fast enough! Until a few years ago, I hadn’t been a big graphic novel reader, but that has changed! My kids and I have been enjoying some of the fantastic stories […]
Author: Marcus Sedgwick
Marcus Sedgwick was born and raised in East Kent in the South-east of England. He now divides his time between a small village near Cambridge and the French Alps. Alongside a 16 year career in publishing he established himself as a widely-admired writer of YA fiction; he is the winner of many prizes, most notably the Branford-Boase Award for a debut novel (Floodland), and the Booktrust Teenage Prize (My Swordhand is Singing). His books have been shortlisted for over thirty other awards, including the Carnegie Medal (four times), the Edgar Allan Poe Award (twice) and the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize (four times). Marcus was Writer in Residence at Bath Spa University for three years, and has taught creative writing at Arvon and Ty Newydd. He is currently working on film and other graphic novels with his brother, Julian, as well as a graphic novel with Thomas Taylor. He has judged numerous books awards, including the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize and the Costa Book Awards.He has illustrated some of his books, and has provided wood-engravings for a couple of private press books.
Average Rating: 5
The Ghosts of Heaven is a unique and amazing book that I really enjoyed. It’s one that will stay on your mind long after you read it. I was really excited to have a chance to ask Marcus Sedgwick a few questions about The Ghosts Of Heaven. I love hearing how stories begin […]
I never know quite what to expect when I read a Marcus Sedgwick novel, and once again, he has written a book that I really enjoyed, but have a hard time explaining. The Ghosts Of Heaven is written in four parts that are interconnected and all have a common thread, if you will. That […]