Carolyn’s books have been published in 22 languages. She has previously received an Eric Gregory Award, a Tyrone Guthrie Award, a Major Arts Council of England Award, and she has twice received a Northern Promise Award. She lives in north-east England with her husband and four children. Click here to read more about Carolyn.


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