In between I,CORIANDER and Magical Children titles, a novel that's an extra treat for all devoted Sally Gardner fans. Over 12,000 copies of the hardback edition sold. I, CORIANDER has sold more than 90,000 copies and won the Nestle Children's Book Prize: Gold Award. Sally Gardner's sales overall for Orion are over one million copies, and she has a devoted readership. Sally Gardner 'an idiosyncratic genius' (Sunday Times). Rights sales in 20 territories (I, C) and 10 territories (MC).
Sally Gardner trained at art college and went on to work in the theatre, winning awards for her costume designs for some notable productions. After her twin daughters and her son were born she started to illustrate children's books, and then turned to writing. She lives in North London. Peter Bailey has been illustrating books for more than thirty-five years and has worked with many of today's best known authors, including Philip Pullman, Allan Ahlberg, Michael Morpurgo and Joan Aiken. He lives near Liverpool with his wife, Sian, who is also an illustrator.
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