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Independent Bookshop Week

I’m super excited that The One Memory of Flora Banks is shortlisted in the children’s category of the IBW awards. Thank you!

Flora out in the world

This week, it’s been exciting to see the international editions of Flora Banks coming in. With the US one published last Tuesday, I thought I’d have a…

‘Don’t go to Svalbard in winter’

One of Flora’s rules for life is: Don’t go to Svalbard in winter. Her visit to the Arctic is in May, when it’s light absolutely all the time,…

Flora’s Penzance

The One Memory of Flora Banks begins with Flora living her tightly-controlled life at home in Penzance. I love Penzance and visit as often as I can. It’s…

Publication

When Penguin signed up The One Memory of Flora Banks and said they would publish it in January 2017, that seemed like an impossibly distant future date…