AWARD-winning author Katherine Rundell popped into King’s Ely Junior today (October 16th) to work with pupils in Years 4, 5 and 6.

Katherine gave a wonderful talk about the adventures where she gained her inspiration, as well as the processes involved when writing a book. She also led a fun-filled creative writing session with Year 6 students.

Katherine is the author of Rooftoppers, which in 2014 won both the overall Waterstones Children’s Book Prize and the Blue Peter Book Award for Best Story, and was short-listed for the Carnegie Medal. She is a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford.

Katherine’s other books include The Girl Savage, released in 2014 in a slightly revised form as Cartwheeling in Thunderstorms in the United States where it was the winner of the 2015 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award for fiction, The Wolf Wilder, and The Explorer, winner of the children’s book prize at the 2017 Costa Book Awards.

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