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About Emma Carroll

Emma Carroll has worked as an English teacher, a news reporter, an avocado picker and the person who punches holes into filofax paper. She now writes full-time which is a lifelong dream come true. Emma’s books are usually historical, often mysterious and full of strong female characters. They include Frost Hollow Hall, The Girl Who Walked On Air, In Darkling Wood, Strange Star, and her most recent novel Letters from the Lighthouse. Sky Chasers is her first novel for Chicken House. Emma lives in the Somerset hills with her husband and two terriers.

Accolades and awards

    WINNER of the 2018 Teach Primary Book Award
    Nominated for the 2019 CILIP Carnegie Award
    Shortlisted for the 2019 Young Quills Award

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NaNoWriMo Nov Day 26: Emma Carroll

We are SUPER excited to be publishing acclaimed author Emma Carroll's first book for Chicken House, Sky Chasers, next year – not least because she gives amazing tips to NaNoWriMo-ers. Nearly there, guys – keep going!

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