'Empathetic, vivid and humane...' Sunday Times
'A skilled storyteller...' Publishers Weekly
'Not for the faint-hearted... expert rite-of-passage...' The Observer
Mimi Thebo is a Carnegie-longlisted author for children and teens. Her work has been translated into twelve languages, adapted for a BAFTA-winning BBC film, illustrated in light and signed for deaf children by ITV. Born in the USA, she is based in South West England, where she is Associate Professor in Creative Writing at the University of Bristol and a Royal Literary Fellow.
'...movingly explores the interconnectedness of our minds, bodies, spirituality and physical environment...' BookTrust
...captures an authentic teen voice...the writing is hauntingly beautiful.' The Bookbag