A brilliant new series bursts onto the scene filled with ghostly goings-on and an unusual investigative duo. With illustrations from Karl Mountford. Longlisted for the Branford Boase Award 2020. Perfect for fans of Robin Stevens.
Sophie Green writes children's fiction and short stories. She has a degree in zoology and an interest in folklore. She was born and still lives in Suffolk and works as a children's librarian in the public library service.
Her first novel, unpublished, The Last Giant, was shortlisted for the Times/Chicken House Children's Fiction Competition in 2011. Her short stories have been highly commended for the Bridport Prize 2012, longlisted for BBC Opening Lines in 2013 and 2015 and won second prize in Words with Jam in 2014. Before publication Potkin and Stubbs was shortlisted for the Bath Children's Novel Award for emerging novelists.
Karl James Mountford was born in Germany and is now a full-time illustrator based in Wales, UK.
He studied Illustration at Swansea College of Art and was also the artist in residence there while studying for his M.A. in Visual Communication.
He now spends most of his day illustrating all types of awesome stories and genres.
I thoroughly enjoyed Potkin and Stubbs, an atmospheric page turner
with a hauntingly good mystery at its heart. I very much look
forward to future adventures in the series. -- Gareth P Jones
The setting feels monochrome and atmospheric which encapsulates the story giving it a timeless, vintage quality and a slightly unique feel. It will easily hook you in and then sucker punch you at the end. this book is not just good ... it's BRILLIANT * Mr Ripley's Enchanted Books *
Fresh and unusual -- Chris Priestley