Fourteen year old Emma Brade from Lancashire should be feeling pretty happy right about now. Winner of the Beyond the Stars writing contest her story will be included in a collection of twelve stories along side Irish writers Roddy Doyle, John Boyne, Niamh Sharkey, Derek Landy and more. Twelve stories of winter and wonder and the profits all going to creative writing mentoring charity, Fighting Words, how could you not put this book onto anyone’s wish list. Available from October 9th.
BEYOND THE STARS TWELVE TALES OF ADVENTURE, MAGIC AND WONDER – COMPILED BY SARAH WEBB