Awards


Girl, Missing

Winner Richard and Judy Best Kids’ Books 2007 12+
Winner of the Manchester Children’s Book Award 2008
Winner of the Bolton Children’s Book Award
Winner of the RHCBA 2007 12+
Winner of the Grampian Children’s Book Award 2008
Winner of the John Lewis Solihull Book Award 2008
Winner of the 2008 Sakura Medal Award given by the International School Libraries of Japan
Winner of the Lewisham Children’s Book Award

Sister,Missing

Shortlisted for the Doncaster Book Award 2013

Missing Me

Winner of the Ealing Readers Award 2013
Shortlisted for the Lancashire Book of the Year Award 2014
Shortlisted for the Doncaster Book Award 2014

Blood Ties

Winner of the Leeds Book Award 2009 age 11-14 category
Shortlisted for the Berkshire Book Award 2008
Shortlisted for the Grampian Children’s Book Award 2010
Winner of the Spellbinding Award 2009 (Cumbria Schools Library Service)
Winner of the Lancashire Children’s Book Award 2009
Overall winner of the Red House Children’s Book Award 2009
Winner of the Portsmouth Book Award 2009 (Longer Novel section)
Winner of the Staffordshire Children’s Book Award 2009
Shortlisted for Birmingham’s Key Stage Three Book Award
Winner of the North East Teenage Book Award 2010
Shortlisted for The Concorde Book Award 2010 (South Gloucester libraries)
Shortlisted for the Manchester Children’s Book Award 2010
Winner of the Southern Schools Book Award 2010
Winner of the Warwickshire Book Award 2010
Winner of the RED Book Award 2010

Six Steps to a Girl

Winner of the Manchester Children’s Book Award 2009

The Set-Up

Winner of the Yorkshire Coast Book Award 2011
Winner of the North East Book Award for y7/8 students 2010
Shortlisted for the Northern Ireland Book Award 2010
Shortlisted for the Berkshire Book Award 2009

Hit Squad

Winner RHCBA 2013
Shortlisted for Lancashire Book of the Year 2012