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About Emily Diamand

Emily Diamand, author of Flood Child and its sequel Flood and Fire, grew up in a small town in rural Oxfordshire and studied environmental science at university.

Emily won the very first Times/Chicken House Children's Fiction Competition in 2008 with her debut novel Flood Child (formerly published as Reavers’ Ransom).

Accolades and awards

    Shortlisted for the Branford Boase award
    Shortlisted for the Booktrust Children’s Book of the Year

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Children's Fiction Competition: Selling winners around the world!

The Times/Chicken House Children’s Fiction Competition is one of the most long-lasting and exciting publishing initiatives that Chicken House has done in terms of getting people interested in our new titles abroad ...

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Children's Fiction Competition: What Makes a Winner?

So you’ve written your children’s novel – or perhaps you’re planning on writing one before our 18 December deadline! – but either way you’re probably curious about what we’re looking for. Here’s a little info on past winners for an insight into ...

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